Mountain Articles

Article | June 30, 2010
It's (becoming) Easy to be Green   

The green technology field is huge, fueled in no small part by political and environmental issues, as well as those lured by the sheer economics of... More>>


Article | June 30, 2010
Throughout the Nation, Homeland Security is Big Business   

Homeland security is clearly a growth industry. Going beyond protecting lives, assets and infrastructure, homeland security is proving to be a... 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>>



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Article | February 28, 2010
2010 CiCi Awards - Community Impact Top 15   

While in many cases significant investments are made, the Community Impact portion of our CiCi Awards celebrates economic development projects that... 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>>



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Article | February 28, 2010
2010 CiCi Awards Introduction   

Defying commentators’ 2009 year-end overviews that generally brushed a picture of gloom and economic hemorrhaging, the 30 Corporate Investment and... More>>


Article | December 31, 2009
Research and Development is BIG Business - Locally and Nationally   

The term ‘research and development,’ or more commonly, ‘R&D,’ refers to “creative work undertaken on a systematic basis in order to... More>>



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Article | December 31, 2009
Food Processing Location Trends   

This article examines locational trends influencing the geographic deployment of food processing manufacturing plants.  More>>



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Article | December 31, 2009
Site Selection for Biotechnology Companies   

In 1919, the term “Biotechnology” was created to describe the interaction of biology with human technology. Today, the term is broadly applied to... 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>>