S I T E S E L E C T I O N JANUARY 2017 3t AREA SPOTLIGHTS 70 MICHIGANAutonomous vehicle and mobility research projects breathe new life into yesterday’s manufacturing facilities. 156 TENNESSEECan the supply of skills required by advanced industries meet Tennessee companies’ demand for them? 170 ALABAMAAirbus’ new plant adds critical mass to a regional aerospace cluster. 173 OREGONA new Manufacturing Innovation Center will benefit companies and the Northwest. 176 THE MIDWESTLocation experts explain their clients’ motivations for investing capital in this newly dynamic region.F OLL O W U S !s i t e s e l e c t i on . co m t INVESTMENT PROFILES 13 SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA 28 SAXONY-ANHALT, GERMANY 31 THURINGIA, GERMANY 48 ISRAEL 54 WINDSOR-ESSEX, ONTARIO, CANADA 68 FLINT & GENESEE COUNTY, MICHIGAN t DEPARTMENTS 4 EDITOR'S VIEW: It Just Might Work 6 STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP 199 INDEX TO ADVERTISERS 8 IAMC INSIDER:A letter from the Chair; today’s technology tools — and tomorrow’s; how the election affects members’ location strategies.Site Selection is the official publication of the Industrial Asset Management Council. Visit www.iamc.orgSite Selection is the official publication of the Global FDI Association. Visit www.globalfdia.org t SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION 186 ADVANCED MANUFACTURINGt INTERNATIONAL UPDATE 18 NORTH AMERICAN REPORTSGerman businesses weigh in on the Trump Administration; top US metros for innovation; a sustainable campus takes shape in South Carolina; Arizona wins the Lucid Motors plant. 20 SOUTH KOREASite consultants weigh in on the merits of this market’s free enterprise zones. Proximity to China is a big one. 26 WORLD REPORTSGym boats — a “new urban experience” in Paris; poll reveals autonomous vehicle concerns; Daimler to open an Israeli R&D center; Cape Town wins locomotive engine assembly; what’s new at Hong Kong Disneyland. 39 EUROPEAN UNIONAn FDI scoreboard gauges EU countries’ attractiveness relative to non-EU markets. 45 LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEANWhat containerized cargo throughput in this region portends for 2017. 50 MEXICOElection ramifications south of the border — and elsewhere.TOC.indd 312/22/16 3:37 PM
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