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September 2016

 COVER STORY
Infrastructure
Can Infrastructure Keep America Competitive?
Obsolete infrastructure poses a real obstacle to attracting and retaining business, writes Henry Petroski.
 FEATURES
Top Utilities of 2016
The Year’s Best Utilities Give You Much More Than Power
Service, data, technology and savvy add up to success for these top-performing teams in economic development.
The Rural Advantage
International Plants Dot America’s Smaller Towns
It’s become evident that rural and remote are not synonymous.
Logistics & Distribution
Flexible Assets
A Vital Resource When Disaster Strikes
Plastics & Chemicals
The Rich Get Richer
Texas, Louisiana clean up in plastics and chemicals projects; now they’re poised to do it again.
Healthcare
Healthcare Services & Wellness Programs Form Perfect Unions
Developers are carving out niches as trusted advisers and partners to healthcare systems.
 INVESTMENT PROFILES
Northern Ireland
The UK’s Sweet Spot for Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing
Proximity to the UK and European markets provides real value for money and is a key factor for companies investing in Northern Ireland.
San Bernardino County, California
Industrial Demand Skyrockets In San Bernardino County
Fortune 500 firms find fertile ground for maximizing growth in Southern California’s new golden market.
Columbus Ohio
Columbus Tech Masters Change the Retail Game
From Jifiti to Chute Gerdeman, the new wizards of retail call Ohio’s capital region home.
Hoosier Energy
‘Miracle in a Cornfield’
Technology assets in southern Indiana join forces to create extraordinary potential for sustainable economic development.
Allen, Texas
Tech Talent Thrives in Allen
Technology companies thrive in North Dallas community that has been growing up with them.
 SPECIAL AD SECTIONS
BioTech Locations
Either Cambridge Is A Strong Bet for Biotech
Included are relevant location-related excerpts from the EY’s latest Beyond Borders biotechnology report.
 INTERNATIONAL
Canada's Best Locations
Cultivating the Roots of Canadian Innovation
These provinces and regions are leading the way.
United Kingdom - Perspectives on BREXIT
Mass Exodus or Switzerland on Steroids?
Corporate location and foreign direct investment experts weigh in on Great Britain’s recent Brexit referendum.
 DEPARTMENTS
Editor's View
Audience Participation
Reviewing the results of our recent reader survey, which garnered the strongest rate of participation in years.
Departments
World Reports
Expanded Panama Canal, Real Estate Transparency, Siemens in Munich, UK Foods Producer Expanding
IAMC Insider
I’m Looking to the Future, and I Like What I See
IAMC has notched some impressive accomplishments, but a change toward a broader perspective may be most important.
Departments
North American Reports
Trans-Pacific partnership, CBRE Group Tech, Starbucks expands, Volvo and Uber, UPS in Kentucky, and Mexican honey
 AREA SPOTLIGHTS
Texas
The Lone Star State Ranks First in the Nation in Capital Investment
Industry diversity serves the Texan economy well whether its signature oil and gas sector is doing well or not.
Nevada
Whole New World-Faraday Future’s Billion-Dollar Bet
The project is just one part of an evolving technology and mobility mega-region.
North Carolina
When Second Place Is Not Good Enough
North Carolina takes a bold and aggressive step to ramp up its competitive position.
Pennsylvania
Let's Get Crackin'
How the Shell Ethane Cracker Will Impact the Commonwealth’s Economy and Environment
Wisconsin
Center of Excellence Expands State’s Aerospace Industry
A new aerospace Center of Excellence would add lift to a strategically important industry sector.
Southeast
How the Southeast Is Winning Advanced Industry Projects
Why this region is ahead of the pack in attracting advanced industry projects.
Mid-Atlantic Region
Why Expanding Mid-Atlantic Firms Are Staying Put
The Mid-Atlantic region — Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Washington, DC, and West Virginia — is having a bit of a moment right now.
Upper Midwest
Report Cards Are Out – State Innovation Grades Are Above Average
States in this region are Innovation Champions and Leaders, according to a recent ranking from the Consumer Technology Association.
Massachusetts
Governor Signs $1-Billion Economic Development Package
Governor Charlie Baker signed comprehensive economic development legislation into law deepening the state’s economic competitiveness.

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