Ask The Expert/The Growth Specialist Archives
A skilled workforce is a key requirement for developers. Locations are deploying new strategies that strive to avoid a mismatch between available skills and project needs. From the May/June 2012 issue.
The man who oversaw the U.S. government’s $787-billion stimulus program emphasizes a common-sense approach to job-creation based on planning, efficiency and shoe leather. From the March/April 2012 issue.
A company seeking a location for a new facility often will be contacted by communities targeting specific industries. Here’s a handy guide to getting your company on their radar.
Renewable energy resources rapidly are becoming a prerequisite for location decisions—there are many factors to consider in evaluating the green credentials of candidates.
In the wake of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, everyone is taking a closer look at risk assessment. The Expert tells you how to assess your project’s exposure.
Availability of skilled workers has become a crucial component of site selection decisions. Here are some methods you can use to assess the labor pool at competing locations.
Geographic Informations Systems are being deployed by locations to enable developers to zero in on available properties. Here are some basic steps for getting the most out of GIS.
A skilled workforce is a prerequisite for many of today’s projects. Here’s a handy guide that will help you sort out the bevy of training programs that now are being offered.
Wind turbine manufacturing facilities present huge opportunities in a developing market, but also large challenges due to the size of the components. Make sure you can meet them.
Evaluating labor costs shouldn’t be labor intensive. Here are some handy tips for sorting your way through conflicting data sources and calculating wages at a prospective site.