East-South Central Articles


Freight Rail: Private Infrastructure Investments Powering our Economy
Article | October 31, 2012
Freight Rail: Private Infrastructure Investments Powering our Economy   

American Railroad Association discusses how freight rail brings U.S. manufactured goods to ports, while nurturing a cascade of American jobs. More>>



What’s Impacting Today’s Metals Industry Location Choices?
Article | October 31, 2012
What’s Impacting Today’s Metals Industry Location Choices?   

Several geographic concentrations have emerged historically and continue to impact metals industry location: see the 7 top-tier states. More>>



Plastics Industry Geography Could be Shifting
Article | October 31, 2012
Plastics Industry Geography Could be Shifting   

Find out what the future holds for the plastics industry, and why the United States will be at the heart of plastics innovation. More>>



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Article | October 31, 2012
Logistics and Distribution Business is Robust with Activity   

The supply chain management evolution is making companies re-evaluate what they look for when making real estate site location decisions. More>>



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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 | August 31, 2012
National Association of Manufacturers: Rising Gas Prices Require a Comprehensive Energy Strategy   

NAM: For manufacturers—who use 1/3 of all energy consumed in the U.S.—rising gas prices hamper new investments, expansions, job creation. More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
Manufacturing Continues to Shine Amidst Other Economic Uncertainty   

AMT says manufacturing recovery continues and in 2013 expects to see an uptick as U.S. manufacturing continues momentum, reshoring more prevalent.... More>>


Article | August 31, 2012
Surge in Manufacturing Reshoring is a Matter of Calculation   

Offshoring for cheap labor has lost much of its strength, and companies are adopting a total cost analysis that often favors local sourcing. More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
It’s Time To Rethink Energy When Making a Site Decision   

Corporate managers who make location decisions for new investments need to ensure energy remains reliable and costs are in line with industry needs. More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
The 66 Latest Trends and Topics in Manufacturing Site Selection   

Location decisions for manufacturing plants are being influenced by a great number of current/emerging trends, including “shoring” decisions and... More>>