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Nov 07
Taxes / Incentives >>

The Art of the Deal

Jenny R. Massey, Senior Project Manager, Bingham Economic Development Advisors (Nov 07)
Company executives must not only know how incentives will affect their business plan; they must also know how to negotiate for incentives and manage their fulfillment More
Site Selection >>

A Step-by-Step Guide to Choosing the Right Site

Tim Feemster, Managing Principal, Foremost Quality Logistics (Nov 07)
A five-phase process can take your company from defining the key attributes for its success to picking the optimal PLACE and site to do business. More
Taxes / Incentives >>

Staying Power

Cynthia Kincaid, Staff Editor, Area Development (Nov 07)
Government agencies are turning more frequently to financial incentives as tools for retaining businesses and jobs. But do these breaks benefit the communities, too? More
Asset / Facility Management >>

Controlling Project Costs Through Interactive Planning

Mark A. Borodynko, Senior Director of Project Controls,  Skanska USA (Nov 07)
If time is money, keeping a project on budget requires utilizing the project's estimate, schedule, cost forecasting, and earned value systems interactively. More
Workforce Training / Education >>

Work Without Boundaries

Mark Dixon, Chief Executive Officer, The Regus Group  (Nov 07)
Flexible worksites and mobile employees can offer strategic site selection advantages, but business owners must find the right balance. More
Workforce Training / Education >>

Understanding Employment Visas

Phillip M. Perry, Staff Editor, Area Development (Nov 07)
Workforce Training / Education >>

Safe Harbor Regulations

Phillip M. Perry, Staff Editor, Area Development (Nov 07)
Workforce Training / Education >>

What Can Your Firm Expect From the Community College?

Debra Collins (Nov 07)
From providing customized training to building up an area's work force, community colleges can be an invaluable company resource. More
Workforce Training / Education >>

Hiring Foreign Nationals: Legal Matters

Phillip M. Perry, Staff Editor, Area Development (Nov 07)
Keep up with federal regulations on hiring workers from other countries to protect yourself and your company from costly legal challenges. More
Economics/ Government Policy >>

Economic Brinkmanship

Geraldine Gambale, Editor, Area Development Magazine (Nov 07)
You need to be an economic wizard to figure out where the U.S. economy is heading. How can some economists argue that the nation is on the brink of a recession when, according to the Commerce Department, the U.S. GDP grew nearly 4 percent in the third quarter - the strongest gain since the first quarter of 2006? More
Viewpoint >>

Environmental Due Diligence: Timing is Everything

John Brennan, President, Brennan Environmental, Inc. (Nov 07)
The goal of environmental due diligence is to identify potential areas of concern and to quantify the costs and timeframe potentially needed for remediation. More

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