Back Office/Call Centers/Data Centers


SC: National Engineering & Surveying Group to Relocate HQ to Greenville

May 22, 2019

The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying is relocating its headquarters to Greenville, S.C. more >>


OH: Beam Technologies Expands Operations, Creating 150 Jobs

May 21, 2019

Beam Dental will expand its operations in Columbus, Ohio, creating 150 new jobs and investing $1.5 million. more >>


SC: a2b Fulfillment to Add New Facility, 21 Jobs in Edgefield County

May 21, 2019

a2b Fulfillment plans to add its fourth U.S. location in Edgefield County, creating approximately 21 new jobs. more >>


VA: Credit Startup Company to Establish Service Center, Create 80+ Jobs

May 14, 2019

Petal, a new kind of credit card company built to help people financially succeed, will make an investment of over $300,000 to establish a new... more >>


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Survey: Only 30% of Midsized Call Centers Confident in Ability to Meet Customer Needs

May 13, 2019

An independent research study conducted by consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, found that 64% of midsized call centers surveyed recognize the connected... more >>


Reports: Contact Centers Adding AI to Become More Intelligent, Responsive

April 15, 2019

Contact centers have evolved from query resolution to full-featured customer experience centers by embracing artificial intelligence and speech... more >>


$259.6 Billion in 2017: New FDI Numbers from BEA

July 17, 2018

Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released latest numbers for expenditures initiated by foreign investors in 2017 (latest available data): $259.6B. more >>


Site Selectors Guild Seeks First Executive Director

May 24, 2018

The only professional association of world’s foremost site selection consultants seeks self-starter to become its 1st full-time Executive Director. more >>



Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

September 25, 2017

From its stunning topography to diverse workforce, Peoria Arizona is becoming an increasingly popular place to live, work and invest. Peoria is in a... more >>


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Case Studies

blank Case study | April 30, 2018
The Key to Central Louisiana’s Success: A Strong Workforce   

By: Jennifer Alten

Central Louisiana is thriving. One major reason is the area’s strong workforce, which is driving regional growth and productivity. More>>


North Port, Florida:  Its Pro-Business Climate is Sizzling Case study | March 5, 2013
North Port, Florida: Its Pro-Business Climate is Sizzling   

By: Jennifer Alten

The City of North Port, Florida, is the state’s 7th-largest city, and one of the fastest-growing, but what sets it apart is its pro-business... More>>


North Port, Florida Case study | March 9, 2011
North Port, Florida: New Development and Rapid Growth Makes This Buzzing Community a Smart Place to Live and Work   

By: Jennifer Alten

Though it has roots as a retirement community, today the city of North Port, Florida, is anything but. Over the past 10 years, this thriving city in... More>>


Building in College Park Case study | November 16, 2010
The Future of Business in Georgia... College Park   

By: Trade & Industry Development

College Park is home to Fortune 1,000 companies such as Chick-Fil-A and AirTran Airways. The city operates the largest public access Compressed... More>>


White Papers

IndustryWeek White Paper | March 1, 2019
2017 Manufacturing Salary Survey   

2016 was a good year for manufacturing leadership: Job satisfaction was up, and so was pay. Medical device manufacturing took the lead in salaries,... More>>


White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>


White Paper | February 17, 2014
United States Office Outlook - Q4 2013   

​In 2013, the U.S. office sector handed in its best performance in seven years. Leasing activity increased, absorption neared 40 million square... More>>



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Articles

blank Article | September 17, 2018
U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs & Retaliation Tariffs Imposed

By: Doreen M. Edelman, Julius Bodie

President Donald Trump imposed 25% tariffs on steel and 10% tariffs on aluminum imports. What does this mean to your business?   More>>


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Wind Powers Forecast to Reach New Heights

By: John Hensley

AWEA: Wind power is now a mainstream solution for businesses hoping to lower energy costs. Here is the scoop on a great power source.   More>>


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Prime Places for Business Prosperity

By: Linda Dobel

Every business aspires to find the best location for its prosperity. An exclusive glimpse into American sites that may be the perfect fit.   More>>


blank Article | April 30, 2018
Shaking the Game Board: Will the New U.S. Tax Law Impact Location Decisions?

By: Christopher Steele

New U.S. tax law may make the U.S. a more favorable tax regime overall, but what about less-obvious impacts on corporate location decisions?   More>>


blank Article | April 30, 2018
Current Perspectives on Corporate Real Estate Growth

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

Trends in corporate real estate are determined by a wide range of factors. Don't miss the boat. Get to know what's most important right now.   More>>