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My recent jaunt through central Germany featured high-profile interviews with economic ministers, financial experts, and corporate executives...and some local apfelwein.


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My recent jaunt through central Germany featured high-profile interviews with economic ministers, financial experts, and corporate executives...and some local apfelwein.

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Economic Lessons In Hessen

My recent jaunt through central Germany featured high-profile interviews with economic ministers, financial experts, and corporate executives...and some local apfelwein.

The Real State of Commercial Real Estate

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Growth Magnets

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State of the Year Award: Michigan

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Environmental Due Diligence Begins During Site Selection

Engaging a consultant and conducting an environmental site assessment on properties under consideration can save time and money later.

Economic Awakening in the Mohawk Valley

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When undertaking an expansion or relocation project, where you decide to locate and the facility you choose to locate in will have a tremendous impact on your company's bottom line. With that in mind, finding the right commercial real estate broker for your next project is critical to your company's success.

Location is Key to your Bottom Line

While there are many factors that impact the financial structure of a relocation/expansion project, location is always a foremost consideration.

How to Successfully Negotiate a Lease in Today’s Real Estate Environment

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What Is Business Facilities LiveXchange?

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2007 State of the Year Award

Our newest competition singles out the state with the most economically significant relocation and expansion projects of the year.

Trends In Offshoring

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