Site Selection Factors / Strategy To Cluster or Not to Cluster…That is the Question!
Construction / Project Planning ESG: The New Metrics in Construction and Real Estate
Key environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations include protecting the environment/reducing energy use, making positive contributions to the community, adopting inclusive workplace policies, and maintaining high standards of governance.Read More
Manufacturing’s Last “KISS”
Although those in the aerospace and other industries once believed that the simplest solution to a production problem was undoubtedly the optimal one, it often creates inefficiency in design and production that makes for a competitive disadvantage in today’s global marketplace.
The Dawn of the Trillion-Dollar Space Economy
The building and servicing of rockets and satellites, security of satellite data, space tourism, and more provide the potential for massive industry expansion.
Traditional and rapidly emerging industries alike are choosing the U.S. for its stable and innovative market, skilled workforce, and favorable tax and regulatory climate.Continue
While every industry — and everyone — has faced disruptions over the last couple years, the food and beverage industry has been disrupted on an almost unimaginable scale.Continue
Automation, industrial robots, and other technology solutions have allowed manufacturers to shorten their supply chains, while also making them more efficient and reducing labor costs.Continue
Data points are shifting, and location decision-making must change to be evidence-based in approach. Long-term planning is admirable, but short-term incremental gains may be more prudent in the near-term economy.Continue
As interest rates rise, industrial developers are prepping for a ramp-down of new projects.Continue
Businesses want to locate in states that adhere to their core values and are using their economic might to change the political landscape.Continue
The Chesterfield County plant will help the global toy icon fulfill customer demand in the Americas without increasing its carbon footprint.Continue
The clock is ticking for manufacturers to get maximum tax benefits on new projects under the Inflation Reduction Act.Continue
Area Development’s staff editor, Lisa Bastian, recently posed some question to American Crane’s CEO & President, Karen Norheim, about how overcoming pandemic challenges has strengthened the company for what lies ahead, as well as opportunities for women in manufacturing.Continue
The post-pandemic remote working trend as resulted in “emerging” or “other” metros performing better than the more established tech markets.Continue
Heightened supply chain visibility will let manufacturers know if their suppliers are using forced labor, which puts them at risk for legal penalties as well as damage to their brand.Continue
Climate change, corporate sustainability/ESG ratings, and the use of renewables are becoming increasingly important to companies as the planet heats up.Continue
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To Cluster or Not to Cluster…That is the Question!
ESG: The New Metrics in Construction and Real Estate
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