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September 2010

The Global Infrastructure Report
Power Points
Site Selection’s annual look at the physical infrastructure projects and trends lighting the way for future corporate capital investment.
Top Utilities of the Year
A Powerful Proposition
Top-performing electric utilities place customers’ needs at the top of their priority list.
Energy Innovations
Energy Project Superlatives
Technological evolution is behind a new generation of giant, renewable energy plants that leave yesterday’s projects in the dust. Increasingly, they are major job generators, too.
Legal Fiction, True Savings
Has your company paid heed to the potential benefits foreign trade zone status can confer? If not, listen up.
Plastics & Chemicals
Losing Weight
Composites loom large in the future of industry
University of Delaware
Incubating Ideas
The University of Delaware is converting a former Chrysler plant into an engine of high-tech commerce for the entire region.
Sri City, India
Home Away From Home
A new, master-planned business city fast-tracks MNCs’ new Indian operations.
Saxony-Anhalt Rises to Top of Location Studies
National and international surveys show corporate executives like the improving business climate of this German state.
Greater Topeka, Kansas
The Right Blend
How a home-grown coffee enterprise can compete in Topeka with high-end roasters on the coasts.
A Site Selection Investment Profile
'Radical Change' Marks National Growth Plan
Ameren Corporation
Unifying Force
Ameren’s economic development team bridges two states to help employers and communities prosper.
SP Infocity
Shapoorji Expands SP Infocity Portfolio
A leading construction and realty force in India , is adding a network of IT parks in the Subcontinent to its international portfolio of signature properties.
Biotech Location Strategies
When Biotech Location, Location, Location, Isn’t About Real Estate
Military Economy
Economic Impact of Military-Related Industries
Canada’s Best Locations
Open Invitation
Canada’s top-performing territories welcome the world.
North American Reports
For Your Protection; GM and VW Expand in Mexico; Convergence in Bowling Green; and more
Zones of Transformation
New corridors, cities and districts hold great promise.
World Reports
Deluxe Desal Plants; Robotics Not So Robust in 2009; Carbon-Neutral Widex and more
Grabbing a Tiger by the Tail
Chinese Economic Growth Prospects for FDI
First Investments Add Lift to New Airport City
Three manufacturers choose a new high-tech park in the Iskandar development in southern Malaysia, giving the Senai Airport City and Free Zone momentum.
Editors View
Signs of the Times
Site Visit
How to Count to 1,000
Two big projects embody two ways to compete in a global economy.
IAMC Insider
The Green Choice; People and Projects from Caterpillar, 3M, Boeing, Pfizer and others.
Defense Mechanisms
Sites around the MidAtlantic were suitable picks this summer for a multinational defense giant and start-up bio-defense players alike.
Perception and Reality
The two are linked, but not congruent in the Golden State.
Racing to meet a customer deadline? Just racing? Either way, Texas completes the circuit.
Strategy Shift
Arizona’s governor takes industry recruitment in a new direction.
Southeast States
Right at Home
Foreign-domiciled companies continue to find Southern hospitality to their liking.
Game On
A game cluster gains momentum in Greater Boston.
North Carolina
Power Play
Energy industry jobs are the ‘North Star’ of a Charlotte-area sector-building initiative. It’s working.
On the Right Tract?
A new report maps the destinations of state incentive dollars, and finds evidence of smarter growth.
Upper Midwest
Suddenly Solar
The Upper Midwest, a center of strong energy R&D, is building a renewable energy foundation.
The Silver State’s Silver Lining
What happens in Las Vegas next is a medical-services industry, thanks to lower costs and an air-logistics advantage. Power companies are energized, too.

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