Metals Articles

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>>

Article | October 31, 2009
Arkansas - A Natural for Business   

Known the world over as "The Natural State," Arkansas is the natural choice for business. Their dedicated workforce, competitive incentives,... More>>

Article | October 31, 2009
Metals: Traditional Industries with a Non-Traditional Approach to Business   

The U.S. metals industry is proving itself to be as strong as steel and as versatile as aluminum. While the industry has felt the pressure of the... More>>

Article | October 31, 2009
Plastics Site Selection   

With $400 billion in annual shipments, more than one million workers employed, and over 18,000 facilities across all 50 states, the plastics industry... More>>