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Working with International Companies – a U.S. Perspective

As a country, the United States’ most watched metropolitan regions struggled to rebound after the Great Recession. Now, forward-thinking regions and states are developing and implementing strategies around high-wage job growth, with an eye on foreign investment and exports. This is wise considering that foreign firms operating in the U.S. pay an average of $17,000 […]


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Transportation & Utility Infrastructure

For companies deciding where to invest in new or expanded facilities, transportation and utility infrastructure are often top on the list of location factors. For this reason, Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) are well advised to know the details of local infrastructure and support ongoing investment in such, to ensure the community can compete for new […]


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Ever Wanted to Join The Site Selectors Guild? Now’s the Time!

The Site Selectors Guild is now accepting membership applications during 2017 for qualified, site selection professionals. Dedicated to advancing the profession of international corporate site selection, the Guild promotes integrity, objectivity and professional development. Members are peer-nominated, vetted and must demonstrate significant professional location advisory experience. The Guild is considering the addition of a very […]


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2016 Fall Forum Breakout Session: Workforce and Human Capital

Workforce and human capital can be considered the most important factor in corporate location selection. A great location cannot be great without the people available to work and run your company. While there are many different factors that need to be considered when it comes to workforce, the three major categories include hiring the initial […]


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2016 Fall Forum Breakout Session: Business Climate and Regulatory Environment Considerations

How business is conducted is becoming increasingly more political than ever before. This regulatory environment and business climate is affecting businesses in every industry and region. At the Site Selectors Guild 2016 Fall Forum’s Business Climate and Regulatory Environment breakout session, Guild members Mike Mullis, Jeannette Goldsmith, Chris Lloyd and Andy Mace discussed factors that […]


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