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When it comes to choosing a new location for your next distribution center, creating a strategic distribution network plan is a first priority to address today's logistics challenges.

Supply Chain Priorities

Supply Chain Priorities

When it comes to choosing a new location for your next distribution center, creating a strategic distribution network plan is a first priority to address today's logistics challenges.

Metro Spotlight: Greenville/Spartanburg, SC

The city of Greenville, SC is cut from a different cloth.

Illinois: International Reach From America’s Heartland

The Land of Lincoln is now the fifth-largest exporting state in the U.S., shipping more than $48.73 billion worth of goods.

Don’t Miss Out on Mississippi

From metropolitan hubs to pastoral landscapes, Mississippi offers a broad range of business locations without losing its charming Southern spirit.

North Carolina Corporate Moves

FedEx Ground to Build Package Sorting Hub in Guilford County FedEx Ground will build a new southeast sort facility in Guilford County, NC. FedEx has...

Getting the Most Out of Location Scouting

It is important to think strategically when planning to visit potential sites for a new plant.

60 Seconds with Phil Alvarez, President, RCN Metro Optical Networks

Felipe "Phil" Alvarez is president of RCN Metro Optical Networks, where he is responsible for all aspects of the business unit. Alvarez has more...

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Prime Location: Kodak Develops a Megasite in Upstate New York

Eastman Business Park offers existing facilities, onsite power and water supplies, and 300 acres of undeveloped property for sale or lease.

Anatomy of a Deal: Studley Finds a New Space for MySpace

An inside look at how a leading broker found the perfect site in Los Angeles for Fox's burgeoning Interactive Media unit.

Asia: A Portrait of Growth

Policy reforms, economic shifts and offshoring are boosting emerging Far East economies.

Sky’s the Limit for High Tech in the Grand Canyon State

A skilled, knowledge-based workforce and a competitive business climate have given Arizona one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation.

Alabama Looks to Industry of the Future

To put Alabama ahead of the pack, Governor Bob Riley is investing in the robotics research industry.

The Lone Star State is Flexing its Muscles

Texas is bucking the economic trends and maintaining strong growth in income and employment.

Renaissance in Medical Plastics

Our aging population is the driving force behind tremendous growth in the plastics and medical device industries. Where will you grow your facility?

Ohio: Leading the Way

From logistics to plastics to electrical equipment, Ohio is surging into the front ranks. Here are the locations that will help your corporation become a leader as well.

Metro Spotlight: Johnson City, Tennessee

Johnson City: A Perfect 10 in Tennessee Once a 19th century railroad depot, Johnson City, TN has grown into a successful city with deep musical...

Pennsylvania Corporate Moves

  Hazleton Is in the Zone In May, AutoZone, one of North America's top auto parts retailers, opened its 600,000-square-foot distribution center in the Greater Hazleton...

Utah Corporate Moves

Charlotte Pipe: A Utah Success Story When Charlotte Pipe and Foundry decided to expand, it needed land with easy access to rail and highway transportation....

60 Seconds with Guy Tozzoli, President of the World Trade Centers Association

Guy Tozzoli began his career in 1946 as an engineer for the Port Authority for NY and NJ. In 1970, he helped create the...

Real Estate Revival

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Essential Relocation Tips

For the third consecutive year, we've asked a select panel of industry experts to provide some need-to-know information about how, when, and why to relocate.

Austria: Hungry for International Trade

Its domestic economy may be limited, but Austria pulsates at the heart of the European Union and excels at exporting its diverse products to the United States.

Garden State Uses New Initiatives to Grow City Centers

Governor Jon Corzine is making a major effort to turn urban blight into a "gold mine" for companies relocating to big cities.

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