Monday, December 9, 2013
Right Under Your Nose:
Economic development organizations and existing businesses make for a natural alliance.
Once and Future Kings:
Companies make capacity adjustments, as demographics rule location choices. But to every rule there are exceptions.
Making the Most of Incentives Opportunities
What’s Your Vector?:
Two veterans in the business of aerospace and economic development talk shop.
The shifting landscape for data center site selection funnels enterprise users and co-location facilities down separate paths.
What Do Foreign Companies Know That U.S. Companies Don’t?:
Lots of states have foreign-owned companies to thank for healthy capital investment flows and new jobs in 2012.
The Rural Advantage:
The South Carolina Model:
A pioneer in rural economic development describes his home state’s approach to home-style prosperity.
Paving a Path to Efficiency: By cutting red tape and implementing e-permitting, Pennsylvania agencies are shortening the time for businesses to go from project concept to opening.
Invest In Turkey:
Fabric for the Future: Turkey blends strength and stability with diversity and youthful energy to show an entire region how to be a global leader.
‘Positive, Professional And Proactive’: Clients of Ascendas are unanimous in their characterization of the work space provider’s business standards and understanding of their current and future real estate requirements.
Asia and Beyond: Why Malaysia makes sense for regional establishments with a global perspective.
A Less Taxing Environment: Pennsylvania reaps benefits of new legislation that lets businesses keep more of their profits.
Surprise.: Fresh from a visit to Greater Toledo, national consultants shed some light on perceptions, misperceptions and outright truths.
Europe’s New IT Hub: Major high-tech investments in the same location — Saxony-Anhalt capital Magdeburg — are not a coincidence.
Open to Alternatives: Ameren always helps companies consider their options. It’s also helping its home territory and nation consider our energy future.
Shovel Ready Sites: Short Cuts to Success: Local economic developers count certified sites among their areas’ most valuable amenities.
Reaching Across the Pond:
Think free trade agreements are all sound bites and no action? Think again.
North American Reports:
Chinese FDI in the US and Mexico; multiple projects from Shaw Industries; the hottest US foreign trade zones; and a big treat for Tennessee from Unilever.
Brunei to open first drug-making plant, Novelis Completes $400 Million Expansion, and much more!
Can the UK Buck the EU Trend?:
The United Kingdom and one of its key metros demonstrate economic resiliency.
Georgia on My Mind
Industry leaders and site consultants share best practices with economic developers.
Red Hot Locations:
Tenth Anniversary of The WORLD FORUM for Foreign Direct Investment 2013: 11th–13th November, Shanghai, China
A Recipe for Success
The Data’s in the Details:
Why Microsoft is just the latest to fall in love with Wyoming.
Big Skies, Open Questions:
How true is Montana’s economic trajectory, and will land-use issues drag it down?
A bakery closed by bankruptcy receives a major investment thanks to a community-wide effort to retain important jobs.
How colleges and universities are jumpstarting economic development in the Southwest.
First Place To Turn:
Snapshots of projects along America’s First Coast
Upstate New York:
‘No Taxes Means No Taxes’:
The corporate real estate veteran picked to lead a groundbreaking state program says START-UP NY will do exactly that for the state’s economy.
Gov. Jay Inslee punches up an agenda for growth.
The U.S. Southeast:
Seven governors show and tell what they think about infrastructure.
Educational institutions provide the learning infrastructure that keeps the Commonwealth a science and technology leader.