The Last Word

human resources

The Role Of Human Resources In Site Selection

Now more than ever, choosing an ideal location calls for insight from the human resources department, explains Linda Burns, Incentives & Site Consultant, Wadley Donovan Gutshaw Consulting.
Smart City

The Last Word: The Rise Of The Smart City

Smart City labels and initiatives are one marker for companies seeking locations that offer cutting-edge infrastructure for business and residents.
electric vehicle supply market (EVSE)

The Last Word: EVSE Growth Locations

The electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) market is projected to grow to $100 billion by 2040, up from $7 billion today. John Boyd of The Boyd company looks at hot locations.
Reshoring & Rebuilding Supply Chains

The Last Word: The Reshoring Movement Is In Full Stride

Manufacturers should consider five factors if moving from a China or other offshore location, advises Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute.
Maxis Advisors

The Last Word: A Fresh Take On Rural Communities

Taylor Murray, Manager, Location Analysis and Incentives with Maxis Advisors, discusses how rural communities offer a fresh take for sites, supply chain, and workforce factors.
Mark Williams, Strategic Development Group

The Last Word With Mark Williams, Strategic Development Group

Even in the age of COVID-19, the process of selecting the right site for a business remains a crucial part of business activities across the country.
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Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

With close proximity to Detroit, an extensive transportation network and a trained, educated workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has a long successful track record within the automotive industry. Those inherent assets are the same resources which make this region an attractive location for the evolving electric vehicle market.