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CT: KPMG to Add 110 Jobs in Stamford

July 19, 2018

U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm signs long-term lease for downtown office space in former UBS building adding 110 jobs. more >>


MO: TrialCard Selects KC for New Contact Center, 225 Jobs

July 17, 2018

Technology-enabled pharmaceutical solutions company creating 225 jobs at KC Business Center operation. more >>


IN: Australia-Based SalesPond Chooses Indianapolis for 1st U.S. Location

July 17, 2018

Global lead gen, sales, data & marketing solutions provider to establish its first U.S.-based location in Indiana, create 36 high-wage jobs. more >>


AL: Birmingham’s Shipt to Create 881 Jobs in Major Expansion

July 13, 2018

Membership-based online grocery marketplace delivering fresh foods and other items will generate $1.1B in new payroll over 20 years. more >>


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$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 >>


Site Selectors Guild Releases Third Annual Site Selection Trends Report

January 9, 2018

Elite location advisors group's survey respondents predict changes in trade policy could have big impact in corporate location decisions. more >>


Labor Department Employment Situation Summary

January 9, 2018

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 148,000 in Dec. Unemployment rate unchanged at 4.1%, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. 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

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>>


White Paper | April 16, 2012
The Pew Center on States: Evidence Counts: Evaluating State Tax Incentives for Jobs and Growth   

Every state offers tax incentives to attract, retain, and expand businesses and jobs. But no state ensures that policy makers rely on good evidence... More>>



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Articles

blank Article | July 8, 2018
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>>


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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>>


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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>>


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CiCi Community Impact Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

Want to see community transformations resulting from companies' location choices? Simply read the CiCi Community Impact Awards stories.   More>>


blank Article | April 30, 2018
Finding a New Home: Locating a Corporate Headquarters

By: David Hickey

Siting a corp. HQ is a unique site selection project. Before testing the waters, read on to become an expert on key dynamics to HQ success.   More>>