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Article | August 31, 2012
Fitting Square Pegs into Square Holes: Designated Sites Offer a “Custom” Fit for Business Development   

A select group of sites featured for businesses that find development and growth within a designated industry cluster very desirable. More>>



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Article | June 30, 2012
The Undocumented Incentive: Quality of Life   

A look at select areas across the country that can say they offer a great quality of life as one of their unwritten incentives. More>>



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Article | June 30, 2012
Retail Distribution Centers: High Community Value Commands Multiple Incentives   

Retail distribution/fulfillment center facilities have become highly valued by communities and may attract more incentives support, particularly if... More>>



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Article | April 30, 2012
When Only the Best Will Do - America’s Top Sites   

When it comes to choosing a site for your business endeavors, shouldn’t you have the “only the best will do” mindset? Areas with top sites to... More>>



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Article | April 30, 2012
Supply Chain Companies—Growing, Diversifying, Working Smarter   

Around the country, supply chain companies – and the regions around them – have been experiencing growth. Savvy communities are capitalizing on... More>>



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Article | April 30, 2012
Not Ready for Prime Time - Workforce Skills vs. Workplace Realities   

The domestic workforce and businesses find themselves on different sides of the same coin-–finding good jobs and qualified people to fill them. More>>



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Article | March 2, 2012
7th Annual CiCi Awards   

Job creation and the unfavorable state of the economy have been the main areas of concern in the U.S., if not most countries in the world, for the... More>>



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Article | March 1, 2012
2012 Community Impact Awards Top 15   

As the name implies, the Community Impact division of our annual CiCi Awards recognizes exemplary companies that have committed to making a... More>>



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Article | March 1, 2012
Strategies for Headquarters Relocation in Today’s Economy   

Is your company headquarters in a location that enables growth and assures competitiveness? Many successful companies realize that location matters... More>>



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Article | February 29, 2012
The Employment Situation is Worse Than You Think, But Improving (Finally)   

One morning last December, we were greeted by some surprisingly positive news: the U.S. unemployment rate fell from 9.1 percent to 8.6 percent in... More>>