CHARGING INTO AN ELECTRIC FUTURE A new era has dawned on U.S. streets. With the arrival of two all-electric vehicles, Chevy's Volt and Nissan's Leaf, the long-awaited conversion from fossil-fueled cars has begun in earnest. Industry analysts predict as many as two million electric cars on the road in the U.S. by 2013. But the Volt comes with a hefty $40,000 sticker and only a h ...Read more ›
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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. ...Read more ›
With cloud computing infringing on the need for bricks and mortar and the Feds consolidating, the competition for data center projects has intensified. ...Read more ›
Construction Begins on ADA Tech Park in Ardmore A public-private partnership between the Ardmore Development Authority (ADA) and ATP Investments, LLC began construction this month on a 47-acre technology park in Ardmore, OK. The park will be located on the west side of Ardmore, approximately 1 mile from Interstate 35. The first phase of construction will consist of putting in the initial stages of infrastru ...Read more ›
Community leaders in the Magnolia State are getting down to business by creating new economic growth tools that are garnering national, and even international, attention. ...Read more ›
The America China Society of Indiana (ACSI) was recently formed as the trade organization that will promote cooperative business, trade and investment opportunities between the Hoosier State and the world’s most populous nation. The effort is headed by ACSI chairman Albert Chen, president and founder of Telamon. BF: How long has Telamon been involved in business ventures on mainland China? Do you have facil ...Read more ›
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. ...Read more ›