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July 2011

 COVER STORY
Research and Science Parks
Applied Science
A sneak peek at the next generation of technology parks.
 FEATURES
Universities and Economic Development
Research Pacts
A New Twist on the Public-Private Partnership
Green Guide 2011
Ecosystems
The top sustainable territories know how to balance regulation with incubation, renewable energy with renewed company commitments.
Green Guide 2011
Full Circle
Industry observers say bike building could return to the U.S.
Data Centers
PowerPlays
States that exempt or abate property and sales taxes on computer and telecom equipment will soon make the short lists of data center site selectors.
Green Guide 2011
Property Priorities
Alcoa’s CSO says if you’re not uncomfortable yet, the goal isn’t high enough.
Food Processing
Site Plan Features Active Cultures
A yogurt plant expands before it’s constructed; and what’s driving food projects in 2011.
Technology InSite
Edge of Efficiency
A data center firm gets a firmer grasp on power utilization.
Advanced Manufacturing
‘Gold Mine’ Or Flash In The Pan?
The number of practical applications developed thus far for graphene can fit on the head of a pin … a very tiny pin.
 INVESTMENT PROFILES
Nebraska
A Winning Bid For Innovation
Nebraska’s efforts to grow and attract high-tech talent are paying off in the form of expanding entrepreneurial firms.
 SPECIAL AD SECTIONS
Zones of Opportunity
Special Opportunity Zones - Creating Advantages for Business
Their job creation potential may outweigh government revenue pressures.
Work-force Training Incentive Programs
Upgrading Your Work Force
Innovative incentive partnerships add value for everyone.
 INTERNATIONAL
World Reports
FDI Rises in Europe
H.B. Fuller Opens Nanjing Plant: The Longest Tunnel Progresses and more.
U.S.-Mexico Border
Safety in Numbers
How can a borderzone best employ its bi-national economic character for the good of both territories? Experiments now under way seek the answers.
North American Reports
Bessemer Bound; Where IT’s At
and Continental Lift
Atlantic Canada
Force Field
Industrial skills and a sense of sustainability conspire to bring new energy to a regional economy in more ways than one.
 DEPARTMENTS
Site Visit
Global Symbol, Sensible Choice
A publishing giant’s move puts the World Trade Center site back in vogue
IAMC Insider
The Real Estate Bug
 AREA SPOTLIGHTS
New Jersey
The Shot Heard Around the World
How a high-profile relocation project went from long shot to ‘slam dunk’ — and what that means for New Jersey.
Wisconsin
Change Agent
How Governor Scott Walker is revamping Wisconsin’s job creation effort.
Virginia
Secure State
Virginia’s work force and higher education entice a mix of security-related projects.
Oregon
Return Engagements
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber understands what can happen when greentech, brownfields and international trade converge.
Rocky Mountain States
Cold Is the New Hot
Economic growth in the Rocky Mountains bucks the trend of southward capital migration.
Oklahoma
Turbo Power
Two prime industries help keep Oklahoma’s jobless rate low and economy airborne.
Louisiana
Fair Weather Ahead
Employment openings are the main attraction at a spate of recent job fairs in the Bayou State.
Arkansas
Growing the Next Crop of Arkansas Jobs
Even as recruitment efforts persist, the state sets its sights on seeding new industries.
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