Cynthia Kincaid, Staff Editor, Area Development (Oct/Nov 08)
New technologies, the demand for quality workers, business-friendly cities, and access to more power are driving high-tech industries toward traditional tech hubs, and to some growing locations that are taking advantage of the boom.
Ed McCallum, Senior Principal, McCallum Sweeney Consulting (Oct/Nov 08)
Access to training programs - and proximity to a technical university - are really more important than reflected by the low ranking given these factors by the respondents to Area Development's 2007 Corporate Survey
Geraldine Gambale, Editor, Area Development Magazine (Oct/Nov 08)
As we go to press on this issue, it seems there's nothing but bad economic news to report. Economists are saying the nation is either clearly in a recession or - at the very least - on the brink of one. And, they predict this recession will last longer than the previous one of 2001. This is based on a survey conducted by the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) before the $700 billion financial bailout bill was approved by Congress.