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Dean Barber will be presenting a site selection seminar at LiveXchange (Oct. 28-30, Hyatt Regency, Bonita Springs, FL). Here, he shares his observations on the value of rankings. From the July/August 2012 issue


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Dean Barber will be presenting a site selection seminar at LiveXchange (Oct. 28-30, Hyatt Regency, Bonita Springs, FL). Here, he shares his observations on the value of rankings. From the July/August 2012 issue

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INSIDE LIVEXCHANGE: You Rank, We Rank, Some Stank

Dean Barber will be presenting a site selection seminar at LiveXchange (Oct. 28-30, Hyatt Regency, Bonita Springs, FL). Here, he shares his observations on the value of rankings. From the July/August 2012 issue

AAR to Open New Aircraft Maintenance Facility in Duluth, MN

The aircraft maintenance provider received FAA approval to commence operations and has already begun hiring in Duluth. Oct 17, 2012 @ 11:00 AM

Emerson Announces New HQ In Ascension Parish, LA

The company's 105,000-square-foot facility will retain 125 jobs and create 50 new jobs in Gonzales, LA. Oct 16, 2012 @ 10:01 AM

Carter’s, Inc. To Consolidate CT-Based Operations In Atlanta

With the consolidation, Carters expects to incur pre-tax charges of $35 to $40 million over the next 12 to 18 months. Oct 15, 2012 @ 11:22 AM

Tsuda To Open Toyota Parts Plant In Indiana

The company's plans to locate its first North American facility in Mt. Comfort Air Park East, located in Mount Comfort, IN. The undertaking should create up to 116 new jobs by 2016. Oct 12, 2012 @ 2:09 PM

East vs. West

The battle for billions of dollars in shipping from an expanded Panama Canal heats up on both sides of the U.S. Oct 11, 2012

Clean Vehicle Solutions Moving From NJ To NY

Clean Vehicle Solutions, LLC, is moving to new, larger facilities to accommodate growth in the demand for compressed natural gas fueling systems. Oct 11, 2012 @ 12:19 PM

The Energy Coop Powers Expanded OH Sanoh America Plant

During the company’s improvement process, Sanoh also invested $2 million in new machinery and equipment. The expanded plant is 212,000 square feet. Oct 10, 2012 @ 12:55 PM

Lau Rubber Announces Greenville, SC Headquarters

Global rubber and plastics company announces location of North American headquarters for sales and operations in Greenville, SC. Oct 9, 2012 @ 12:48 PM

Study Ties Cities’ Smart Grid Use To CRE Health

Jones Lang LaSalle’s “Connected City” study ties cities’ smart grid use to economic drivers for commercial real estate health. Oct 9, 2012 @ 12:32 PM

Shutterfly Expanding In Fort Mill, SC

Shutterfly plans to create additional jobs in South Carolina at new 300,000 square foot facility. Oct 8, 2012 @ 12:52 PM

KWIC In Manhattan, KS, Gets EDA Grant

U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) invests $458,000 to support expanded biotechnology research and development and job creation in Manhattan, KS. Oct 5, 2012 @ 11:45 AM

WaferGen Gets Grant To Expand In Luxembourg

WaferGen Bio-systems has been awarded a one million euro grant by the Luxembourg government to expand the company's European operations. Oct 4, 2012 @ 9:59 AM

Florence, SC Recycling Center Opens For Johnson Controls

New Recycling Center in Florence, SC opens on schedule with strong community support. Oct 3, 2012 @ 12:33 PM

Charter To Move HQ From St. Louis To Stamford, CT

Additional details to be announced on 10/2/12 regarding the deal that will bring Charter Communications to Stamford, CT. Oct 2, 2012 @ 12:51

Exxon Plans $215 Million Expansion In Baton Rouge, LA Area

Synthetic lubricants project will create 45 direct jobs, resulting in 389 new indirect jobs in Baton Rouge, Port Allen. Oct 1, 2012 @ 1:28 PM

World Wide Waste

Mammoth data centers are consuming 30 billion watts of electricity--and wasting most of it. Sep 28, 2012

MW Industries Moves Corporate HQ To Chicago Area

The new offices are located in the Rosemont Corporate Center a modern, highly energy efficient building near Chicago's O'Hare Airport. Sep 28, 2012 @ 1:16 PM

Spencer County, IN Possible Site For Nitrogen Fertilizer Plant

When the project is finalized, approximately 1,200 workers will be needed to construct the plant over a three-year period. Sep 27, 2012 @ 2:00 PM

Stik.com Moves From Silicon Valley To Detroit Tech Hub

Company bringing word-of-mouth referrals online joins other technology companies in the [email protected] Building. Sep 26, 2012 @ 10:10 AM

Mahindra Opens Technical Center in Troy, MI

New facility will optimize local automotive R&D talent to create future employment opportunities. Sep 25, 2012 @ 11:44 AM

H&A Public Incentive Legislation Update

By Jason Hickey, President, Hickey & Associates
Sep 25, 2012 @ 11:13 AM

Lexington, KY To Welcome Bingham McCutchen LLP

The transition of administrative functions to Bingham’s new center in Lexington is scheduled to begin in April 2013 and continue through the spring of 2014. Sep 24, 2012 @ 10:08 AM

Bad Breeze Blowing

Congressional inaction may doom a federal tax credit that spurred the expansion of U.S. wind power manufacturing. Sep 21, 2012

Animal Handling Facility Comes To JFK; Will Create 190 Jobs

The Port Authority of NY/NJ approves animal handling facility; 172,165 square-foot center to operate 24/7 for worldwide import and export needs. Sep 21, 2012 @ 9:57 AM

Chinese Furniture Assembler Moving To Virginia

New anti-dumping laws prompted GOK International to ship furniture components to the U.S. for final assembly to bypass the high import duty. Sep 20, 2012 @ 11:23 AM

APPA, NRECA, NYAPP Release New Study On NYISO Capacity Market

APPA, NRECA, NYAPP release new study showing NYISO capacity market not primary factor driving new electricity. Sep 20, 2012 @ 11:05 AM

Retailer Nordstrom To Open In Several Canadian Cities

This partnership with Cadillac Fairview brings the retailer to locations in Calgary, Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver. Sep 19, 2012 @ 10:48 AM

TCS Inaugurates New Center In Minneapolis

Tata Consultancy Services has announced the official opening of the TCS Solutions Center - Minneapolis in Bloomington, MN. Sep 18, 2012 @ 9:53 AM

Nexterra, UBC And GE Break Ground On BC CHP

Nexterra Systems Corp., the University of British Columbia (UBC), and GE celebrated the successful completion of an energy-from-renewable-waste combined heat and power (CHP) system located at UBC's Vancouver, BC campus. Sep 17, 2012 @ 2:30 PM

Ghost Story

An abandoned parcel in Brooklyn, site of a jail for Confederate soldiers, will become a new media center. Sep 14, 2012

Sysmex America Consolidates In Lincolnshire, IL

Sysmex America relocates corporate headquarters; expansion prompted by continued growth. Sep 14, 2012 @ 11:17 AM

Clariant Oil & Mining Services Breaks Ground In Texas

The campus, which is slated to be complete by fall 2013, will allow the company to double its workforce in The Woodlands by 2015. Sep 13, 2012 @ 2:43 PM

Ford Opens Flat Rock, MI Plant To Produce Fusion

Ford opens new era at Flat Rock assembly plant, source of 1,200 new jobs and U.S. production home of the 2013 Ford Fusion. Sep 12, 2012 @ 11:19 AM