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NOVEMBER 13, 2014
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In A Taxing Concern, Patty Rasmussen reports that calls for repeal of the excise tax on medical devices haven't died down. Some companies' plans for expansion have though.
Like their resurrected winemaking tradition, Slovenians win over investors with a blend that is both complex and delightful, reports Adam Jones-Kelley in Worth Savoring.
Everybody's Doing It, but some states appear to do FDI better than others.
Christiana McFarland, research director at the National League of Cities, looks at how far the concept of "economic gardening" has evolved in 25 years, in The Companies You Keep.
Where Top Talent Goes To Work, a Site Selection Investment Profile, says Malaysia's increasingly value-added electronics industry is a key driver of national economic prosperity.
FROM THE ARCHIVES
For the 11th year in a row, Site Selection is scouring the globe for land tracts measuring at least 1,000 acres (405 hectares) that are open to industrial development by a single corporate end user. Site Selection's January 2015 issue will feature our Super Sites update, including a link to a comprehensive online chart. If you have a site anywhere in the world that fits those criteria, please contact Managing Editor Adam Bruns at adam.bruns@siteselection.com by Wednesday, Dec. 3.
A 1,600-acre site in Van Wert, Ohio, that has been a close runner-up for past projects is among many "Super Sites" ready for industrial development.
Photo courtesy of City of Van Wert, Ohio
Upcoming Industry Events
Read about and link to these conferences and many more listed in the events calendar.
( * ) = event is sponsored by Site Selection magazine.
November 11 - 14, 2014 - 2014 Daejeon Global Innovation Forum
November 12 - 13, 2014 - 5th Annual Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Cen
November 12 - 15, 2014 - World of Medica - Düsseldorf 2014
November 18 - 20, 2014 - Smart City Expo World Congress
November 18 - 19, 2014 - SLUSH
November 18 - 21, 2014 - 2014 CDFA National Development Finance Summit
November 19 - 22, 2014 - National League of Cities Congress of Cities & Exposition
November 20, 2014 - The Washington D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit
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"When searching for our site in the United States I found Site Selection Magazine helpful in narrowing down the areas of the country most suited for our type of operation. When you combine the articles and research features across many editions of the publication, it is indeed an excellent location tool as you canvass the land. I highly recommend Site Selection."
- John Shaw
founder of medical and dental product manufacturer Maxill,
St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada