Metals Articles

Article | June 30, 2010
Insights: The Manager, the Project and the Globe   

Once upon a time, there was a very smart and experienced operations manager who had the responsibility of developing a new project for his company.... More>>


Article | June 29, 2010
Re-Brand Your Region for Success   

As the realities of the global economy begin to sink in, many communities find themselves at a crossroads. Certainly as a nation we have a broad... More>>


Article | June 29, 2010
Frontline Reports on Workforce Availability from Communities Across the U.S.   

The current labor situation in the United States is a top-of-mind issue for many. While the buzz remains on unemployment, which held at 9.7 percent... More>>


Article | February 28, 2010
2010: The Era of Green Building   

This year is not only the start of a new decade, but the beginning of a new era in the way we think about the built environment. In 2000, the U.S.... More>>


Article | February 28, 2010
Corporate Real Estate Outlook: Opportunities and Risks in a Tenant's Market   

According to many economists, the recession is over, but the bottom is still a long way off in commercial real estate. Job losses have exceeded the... More>>


Article | December 31, 2009
Community Progress Report   

In the world of sales, it is commonly acknowledged that it costs five to 10 times more to gain a new customer than it does to retain an existing... More>>


Article | October 31, 2009
Insights - Incentives: 101   

Incentives have always been the focus of a lot of attention in the site selection and economic development world, and there has always been a general... More>>


Article | October 31, 2009
Alabama Prepared for Growth   

When Governor Riley went into office six years ago, the primary objective of the Alabama Development Office (ADO) was recruiting manufacturing... More>>


Article | October 31, 2009
Doing Business in New York State   

The attention of the business world is focused on New York State – and with good reason. The state's educated workforce, innovative industries and... More>>


Article | October 31, 2009
Texas' Economy Continues to Outpace the Nation   

Measuring up to Texas is no small task. With the national economy showing signs of recovery, the Lone Star State continues to shine. With a... More>>