East-South Central Articles


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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>>



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Article | June 30, 2012
Data and Call Centers Thrive in Business-Friendly Tennessee   

When Gov. Bill Haslam took office last year, he had a specific goal: make TN the #1 location in the Southeast for high-quality jobs. More>>



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Article | June 30, 2012
The Undocumented Incentive: Quality of Life   

A look at select areas across the country that can say they offer a great quality of life as one of their unwritten incentives. More>>



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Article | June 30, 2012
Locations that Harness the Wind in the United States   

Site selectors need to be aware of wind energy's importance to U.S. manufacturing job creation and which states are dominant in wind energy... More>>