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The i-69 thumb region is in a prime geographic position to serve as a distribution hub for the entire state of Michigan and a large portion of Ontario.


The i-69 thumb region is in a prime geographic position to serve as a distribution hub for the entire state of Michigan and a large portion of Ontario.

Special Report: Michigan’s I-69 Thumb Region

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Special Report: Call Centers/Back Office – Making A Connection In Southwest Missouri

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Call centers are flocking to the Show-Me State, with Taney County, MO poised for development as an emerging hub for back office, call center and IT operations.


Special Report: Licking County, OH – A Center Of Innovation And Manufacturing

Special Report: Licking County, OH – A Center Of Innovation And Manufacturing

A premier location for manufacturing and technology in the middle of Ohio provides a competitive advantage for companies poised for growth.


SPECIAL REPORT: Greater Fort Lauderdale – Magnet For Biotech/Pharma Growth

Parallon headquarters in Sunrise will be expanded.

The Sunshine State’s Atlantic Coast is successfully competing with an international market for new business in a surging biotech sector.


SPECIAL REPORT: Huntley, IL Has Capacity, Connection And Cooperation

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Market access, data resources like dark fiber and the ability to get things done come together in the Midwest’s “Golden Corridor.” From the September/October 2013 issue.


SPECIAL REPORT: Devens – Secret Weapon In The Battle For Business

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A 4,400-acre former military base in the heart of Massachusetts is helping startups and industry leaders succeed and conquer.


SPECIAL REPORT: Site Location Factors For Automotive Suppliers

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Significant site location opportunities exist for OEM, supplier expansions and new facilities in the Central and Southern U.S. that can realize operational and financial goals. From the May/June 2013 issue.


LOCATION FOCUS: United It Stands

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Although divided into regions, New York is a single empire of development. From the March/April 2013 issue.


SPECIAL REPORT: Steadfast And Strong In The Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

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With $60 billion in federal recovery aid and new initiatives, New York and New Jersey are gearing up to rebuild from the historic cataclysm that devastated the region last fall. From the March/April 2013 issue