Episode 50 – Water Resources in Economic Growth and Development
Larry Gigerich, Executive Managing Director at Ginovus, talks about this important natural resource's role in economic development.
Episode 49 – How to Effectively Position Your Community in the Post-Pandemic Era
Dennis Donovan, Principal at Wadley Donovan Gutshaw Consulting, talks to Rick Weddle about how economic developers can reassess their competitive advantages as the world emerges from the pandemic.
Episode 48 – Diversity and Inclusion as a Business Imperative in Site Location
In this episode, host Rick Weddle speaks with Bob Hess, Vice Chairman of Newmark Global Corporate Services and practice lead for Global Site Selection, about diversity and inclusion as a business imperative in corporate site location.
Episode 47 – Opportunities for Business and Innovation in Ohio
Andrew Deye with JobsOhio talks with Rick Weddle about the role talent plays in fueling business opportunities and innovation in the State of Ohio.
Episode 46 – Site Selection and the Guild Looking Forward
In this episode of Site Selection Matters, Jay Garner, president and founder of Garner Economics talks with host Rick Weddle about the state of site selection and the Guild. Listen as Jay shares his insights regarding the major top-of-mind issues impacting our economy as we come out of the pandemic and head into recovery.
Episode 45 – What the American Rescue Plan Means for Economic Development
In this episode, Chris Lloyd of McGuireWoods Consulting talks with Site Selection Matters host Rick Weddle about the American Rescue Plan and what it means for economic development.
Episode 44 -How a National Infrastructure Plan Positions the U.S. for Long-term Economic Growth
In this episode, Rick Weddle talks with Larry Gigerich about the proposed national infrastructure plan and how it can position the US for long-term economic development and growth.
Episode 43 – The Macro Factors Driving Foreign Direct Investment Trends
Join host Rick Weddle as he discusses the major factors driving Foreign Direct Investment or FDI trends with Courtney Fingar, Editor-in-chief with the Investment Monitor, a part of the New Statesman Media Group.
Episode 42 – Climate Change Actions Emerge as a Site Location Factor
In this episode, Didi Caldwell, principal with Global Location Strategies, talks with Rick Weddle about how community or state action to combat climate change is emerging as an increasingly important site location factor.
Episode 41 – Unpacking the Location Strategy Decision Process
Larry Moretti, Principal with LFM Corporate Location Solutions, talks with Rick Weddle about the location strategy decision chain. Listen to Larry describe what goes into the decision process, who is involved in the decision and how it all works in practice.
Episode 40 – The COVID-19 Impact on the Food and Beverage Processing Industry
In this episode, Jay Garner, Guild Chairman and President/Founder of Garner Economics talks with host, Rick Weddle, about the impact COVID-19 has had on the food and beverage processing industry. Jay also shares his unique perspective and insight on the role the Site Selectors Guild has played in professionalizing the location advisory business over the past decade.
Episode 39 – Stay or Go Decisions for Companies
Site Selection Matters host, Rick Weddle, speaks with Bob Hess, Vice Chairman of Newmark's Global Corporate Services practice about the stay vs. go decisions that corporations are making today and the dynamics of such important corporate outcomes.