East-North Central 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 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>>



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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>>



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Article | February 28, 2010
Current Status of Corporate Headquarters Relocation   

One of the most dramatic episodes in the history of any corporation is the relocation of its headquarters. In such moves, the life-blood of the... More>>



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Article | February 28, 2010
Making Incentives Work   

There has been a great deal of press recently on incentives deals gone bad due to the collapsing economy and the inability of companies to fulfill... More>>


Article | December 31, 2009
Illinois   

Access to Markets. Access to Workforce. Access to Capital. Geographic location is a major factor when it comes to your long-term success. To succeed,... More>>


Article | December 31, 2009
Community Progress Report   

In the world of sales, it is commonly acknowledged that it costs five to 10 times more to gain a new customer than it does to retain an existing... More>>