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Article | January 9, 2012
Incentives: Power and Responsibility   

Stan Lee, an American comic book writer and the former president and chairman of Marvel Comics, is attributed with the famous quote from Spiderman,... More>>



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Article | January 9, 2012
The Road to Recovery: Stories from Tuscaloosa & Joplin   

The New Year is an auspicious time for everyone, our resolutions giving shape and intention to how we will make 2012 an even better year than the one... More>>



Retail Site Selection Factors in a Post Recession Economy
Article | July 21, 2011
Retail Site Selection Factors in a Post Recession Economy   

Retail as a component of a local economy has always been present. Virtually everybody spends time online or in retail stores, shopping and buying.... More>>



Unlocking the Solution to Accessing Capital
Article | May 12, 2011
Unlocking the Solution to Accessing Capital   

Businesses in all stages of development, from startups to publicly traded companies, need capital to grow and expand. A company's business plan,... More>>


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>>



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Article | June 30, 2010
Green Considerations for Site Selection Optimization   

Companies have long assessed business metrics such as cash flow, assets and return on investment (ROI) when making decisions regarding the location... 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>>



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Article | February 28, 2010
2010 CiCi Awards - Corporate Investment Top 15   

Using the words of Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, the 15 winners of our Corporate Investment awards “buck national economic trends.”  ... More>>