Yearly Archives: 2008

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The automotive sector continues to be one of the most successful industries in North America. But, global competition, emerging eco-trends, and innovations are changing the playing field.

Automotive Opportunities in a Green Economy

Automotive Opportunities in a Green Economy

The automotive sector continues to be one of the most successful industries in North America. But, global competition, emerging eco-trends, and innovations are changing the playing field.

Get Ahead in Alabama

Companies choose Alabama because of its pro-business attitude, its strong infrastructure, and especially because of its best-in-class employee training program.

Wyoming Corporate Moves

  Allstate Ensures Cheyenne’s Growth In December, Allstate opened an office in Cheyenne, WY to expand and improve its insurance claims service to customers. The Allstate...

Metro Spotlight: Overland Park, Kansas

Companies Continued to Choose Overland Park in ‘07 Overland Park is gaining approximately 40 new information technology-related jobs thanks to Software Engineering Services (SES), which...

Metro Spotlight: Long Island, NY

Greetings from Long Island, NY W hile Long Island, NY generally refers to Nassau County and Suffolk County, it also geographically includes the two New...

Texas Corporate Moves

  Orgill Opens Number Six in Kilgore In the first quarter of 2008, Orgill, Inc. plans to open its 530,000-square-foot distribution center in Kilgore, TX, 120...

New Workforce Priorities

This month, the Expert answers questions concerning the value that employees place on a location's quality of life.

60 Seconds with Ezra Green, CEO of Clear Skies Holdings, Inc.

Ezra Green has been involved with renewable energy companies for seven years and founded Clear Skies in 2003. Prior to Clear Skies, Green was...

The Magazine is Just the Beginning

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

Is Pakistan the new India?

Not bloody likely. According to an annual report, titled "Doing Business," put out by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in late 2007, Pakistan is perceived...

Porn and Pumpkins

When governments are strapped for cash and hesitant to raise income taxes, lawmakers often invent some wacky taxes on random goods, according to a...

One Cut Cable = $Millions Lost

Lest we be forget that the Internet is based on wires and antennas, consider this news item (Reuters via NYTimes): A breakdown in an international...

The Recession-Proof State

Our previous blog post highlighted recession-proof jobs and employment sectors, so I thought a recent news story about a "recession-proof" state would be pertinent...

Is YOUR job safe!?

With the word recession at the tip of every one's tongues these days, I figured it would be apropos to spotlight an article I...

America’s Great Green Hope

Recently, "green" has become the ubiquitous buzzword used to describe all things environmentally-friendly. But prior to such days of mainstream climate-consciousness, the word "green"...

Competitive Trade Logistics Critical for Developing Countries

I came across an interesting article today in the Latin Business Chronicle that talked about a recent report that came out from the World...

Economic Marks of the New Year

You surely have been inundated with this news story, which is essentially contained within its own headline Oil breaks $100 as U.S. stockpiles drop   Did you...

What Is Business Facilities LiveXchange?

Answer: It's the best two days out of the office any executive searching for an expansion opportunity could spend. Read on to find out how to be invited.

2008: A Year for Enhancements

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief