Check out this events calendar
devoted exclusively to the many disciplines involved in global corporate site selection.
March 7, 2014 , Fifth Annual Akerman US Real Estate Summit
March 11 - 14, 2014 , MIPIM
March 17 - 20, 2014 , Supply Chain & Transportation USA
March 18 - 19, 2014 , 2014 Georgia Logistics Summit
March 18 - 19, 2014 , IFMA Facility Fusion
Saturday, March 8, 2014
The Ladder Effect:
Bauer Corp. steps up. So does Wooster, Ohio, claiming No. 1 Micro.
Top Metros of 2013:
The Connected City:
From digital startups to behemoths of industry, Chicago fosters corporate facility growth better than any other metro area in the U.S.
Cities of Commerce:
It’s the 20th anniversary of NAFTA. Do you know where your goods are?
Shanghai Welcomes The WORLD FORUM for Foreign Direct Investment:
China’s gleaming commercial center welcomed delegates from nearly 30 countries in November to The WORLD FORUM for Foreign Direct Investment.
Customer Contact Centers:
The Future Is Flexible:
Customer contact centers are gravitating to locations that can supply workers with a broader range of communication skills, especially social media.
Creative & Digital Media:
Let It Be:
Want to keep your city weird enough to sustain the mash-up generation? Let them figure it out.
2014 marks the 10th anniversary of the granddaddy of them all when it comes to large site certification for industrial development.
Oil, Gas & Coal:
Should It Stay or Should It Go?:
Two US manufacturing organizations offer opposing views on the export of LNG.
State of the States:
The Lay of the Land:
Site Selection is proud to publish our fifth annual State of the States report in this, our 60th anniversary issue.
2013 Site Selectors’ Survey:
Incentives make the headlines, but data drives decisions.
Southwest Louisiana :
SEED of Opportunity : Headquarters facility serves as a harbinger for a regional economy being transformed by new energy.
‘Hired’ Education: From the executive office to the plant floor, Pennsylvania keeps employers stocked with research, skilled workers and intellectual property.
Bridges: Toledo’s international infrastructure serves rising exports and inward FDI all at once.
Florida Power & Light:
Coastal Dreams: From the Gulf Coast to the Space Coast, Florida Power & Light is making it easier for high-growth firms to expand.
All in Favor?:
Approvals move forward for major energy projects, even as their strain on infrastructure and prices continues.
IBM’s Africa Footprint Expands With New IT Centers and much more!
Large-scale plans in Istanbul and Aliaga are being followed by large-scale action.
Automotive manufacturers are leveraging Mexico for sales and cost competitiveness.
Latin America’s Next Big Thing:
Smaller countries punch above their weight in attracting FDI.
North American Reports:
Apple in Arizona, Toyota in Baja, Foxconn in Pennsylvania, Cisco in Ontario, two investments in Savannah, Milken’s best-performing cities, Mercedes in California and Pratt & Whitney in Québec.
Competitive Cities Report Narrows Location Options
News about the UAE, Rotterdam, the world’s best business schools, INSEAD’s top countries for talent competitiveness, Timken in India and GM’s HQ move to Singapore.
The Questions I Hear
Editor’s View :
Six Decades in Print. It’s a Start.
The Desired Effect:
A new incentive program gives Oregon’s big players a reason to invest.
Changing The Debate:
With tax cuts on the agenda, Gov. Cuomo sets a new course for economic development in New York.
Looking Wicked Good:
Maine is making economic progress through FDI and entrepreneurship.
Bright Lights, Small City:
Global companies see a lot to like in Tupelo.
The New Daredevils:
Meet the innovators of Snake River Canyon and Idaho Falls.
A Tale of Two Locations:
Consultants say Indiana is best in the Midwest, but don’t tell that to executives signing deals in Chicago.
A Sharper Image:
New regionalism gives economic development a clearer focus.
Huntsville In the Hunt:
Boeing already considers northern Alabama a strategic location.