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Supply Chain Growth in the U.S., Mexico and Latin AmericaJeffrey Garza Walker, Senior Vice President, and Joshua Rodriguez, Vice President, Cresa, spoke with Area Development about opportunities for relocation, investment and supply chain extension in Latin America after their presentation at our 2019 Houston Consultants Forum.
2019 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Ranks #1 Sixth Year in a RowThe top-ranked states have landed on the radar of today’s site selection consultants because of their low business costs, generous incentive programs, and competitive labor environments, among other probusiness advantages.
2019 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Recipients Garnered Large Job-Creating and Investment Projects in Diverse IndustriesWhile e-commerce was creating thousands of jobs across the nation last year, high-profile, diverse projects in the manufacturing, information technology, financial services, energy, and other sectors were also making news.
Front Line: Ensuring a “Pipeline” of Qualified WorkersPipeline AZ was developed to match job-seekers with industry openings as well as academic institutions and local job training resources.
2019 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards Project of the Year: Nikola Motor Corp. to Build Hydrogen-Electric Trucks in ArizonaThe $1 billion Nikola assembly plant is helping to build Arizona’s future in the creation of new-technology vehicles.
Understanding the Evolving Incentives LandscapeKey trends across the states indicate a continued effort to lure new businesses with incentives, but there’s a sustained focus on transparency and ensuring a return on investment for taxpayers.
2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Arizona, Indiana, South Carolina, and Tennessee Awarded Silver Shovels - States with 5 to 8 Million Population
2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards Recognize States’ Efforts to Attract High-Value Investment & Large Job-Creating ProjectsMore than 200 projects across multiple states brought with them the promise -- in total -- of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in investment.
2017 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Ranks #1 Fourth Year in a RowThe top-ranked states have committed to adding value as economic development leaders and problem-solvers, characteristics that are recognized by consultants to industry.
2017 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards Recognize States Compiling Healthy Rosters of New and Expanded FacilitiesThe work of economic development is a complicated mix of salesmanship, customer service, technical and legal expertise, communications, relationship-building, and a healthy dose of good fortune.
It’s Your Move: Critical Considerations When Relocating Corporate HeadquartersThe improving economy is making it more financially feasible for companies to relocate their corporate headquarters, but such a move calls for careful consideration of a variety of factors that will determine the ultimate success — or failure — of relocation.
Credit & Incentive Trends in Landing a Data CenterTax incentives have played a key role in differentiating potential data center facility locations.
Regional Report: Meeting Economic Challenges Head On in the SouthwestAlthough the energy-industry recession has hit the Southwest region hard, economic diversification has drawn corporate locations and expansions in the high-tech, financial services, and data center sectors.
Real Estate Solutions Needed for Tech-Driven Auto IndustryOn the verge of an automotive revolution, the CRE industry is working to meet the evolving needs of OEMs and parts suppliers in the middle of a short supply real estate market.
Root Insurance Expands in Chandler, Arizona