Heidi Schwartz Archives

Five Trends: Why Smart Building Technology Makes Good Business Sense

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New report from Jones Lang LaSalle makes the investment case for automated building systems.


Massachusetts Most Energy-Efficient State; Mississippi Most Improved

The State Energy Efficiency Scorecard (Source: ACEEE).

Top 10 states ranked in energy efficiency: MA, CA, NY, OR, CT, RI, VT, WA, MD, and IL; five states most needing improvement: ND, WY, SD, AK, MS; five states most improved: MS, ME, KS, OH, and WV.



BNSF Opens New Logistics Park Intermodal Facility In Kansas

First train to arrive at BNSF's LPKC intermodal facility.

The business park has 500,000 square feet of speculative distribution building space available for warehouse and distribution centers.


Global Oil And Gas Capital Expenditures Rise Despite Decline In Profits

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The study is a compilation and analysis of certain oil and gas reserve disclosure information reported by companies in their annual reports filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission or in their publicly available annual reports.


Invest In America Commends President Obama For Focus On Foreign Investment

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Coalition of businesses, non-profits, and trade associations unite to applaud the Obama administration’s effort to preserve America’s economic competitiveness, but call for additional action.


QVC, Inc. Unveils Second Solar Farm In North Carolina

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In Edgecombe County, 17,244 solar panels on two farms generate 5.8 million kilowatt-hours annually for QVC’s Rocky Mount distribution center.


Archival Coverage: SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit

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The first-ever Summit brought together 1,200 attendees from nearly 60 countries; economic development officials from 47 states, the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories; cabinet officials; and some of the world’s top CEOs to discuss the advantages of investing in America nd the importance of foreign direct investment as a source of job creation and economic growth.