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John Rees

Avalanche Consulting


John Rees

John Rees serves as Avalanche Consulting’s research director. As research director, John is responsible for providing clients with the information and analysis they need to make sound public policy decisions. John also collaborates with the entire Avalanche Consulting team to translate data into compelling, targeted marketing campaigns. Prior to joining Avalanche, John was responsible for managing the partnership between communities in Central Texas and the Economic Development Administration (EDA). John has a master’s degree from Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of City and Regional Planning.


Article | July 29, 2016
Software & Information Technology Industry Extends to Every U.S. State   

By: John Rees

The software & IT industry remains among the most dynamic drivers of the U.S. economy. See some of the best locations for your business.


Article | July 14, 2015
Site Selection Trends in the Information Technology Industry   

By: Chris Engle,John Rees

Site selectors trying to keep pace with IT, one of the most dymanic sectors in the U.S. economy, can breathe easy with these great tips.


Article | July 16, 2014
Site Selection Trends in the Information Technology Industry   

By: Chris Engle,John Rees

Learn how IT is transforming expansion in U.S. regions by accelerating & causing realignment of corporate strategies & site selection decisions.


Article | January 10, 2014
Biotechnology: It’s Back to Life   

By: John Rees

After a challenging few years, biotechnology has rebounded. See what site selection factors are critical for its sustained success.


Article | December 31, 2007
Pharmaceutical Site Selection   

By: John Rees

In recent years, communities looking to develop a local pharmaceutical presence have faced an increasingly challenging environment. The...more >>


Article | June 30, 2007
Site Selection and the IT Industry   

By: John Rees

The information technology sector is back. Having experienced severe declines in the wake of the dotcom collapse, employment in software development,...more >>


Article | December 31, 2006
Empires of the Mind - Part 2: Site Selection & Emerging Agricultural Biotechnology Regions   

By: John Rees,Justin Sabrsula

Despite the overwhelming concentration of the pharmaceutical and research-based biotechnology industry, many American cities remain committed to...more >>


Article | December 31, 2006
Empires of the Mind - Part 1: Education, Research, & Commercialization: The Building Blocks of Biotechnology   

By: John Rees,Justin Sabrsula

Few industries have grown as rapidly or captured the imagination of economic developers to as large an extent as biotechnology. This article examines...more >>


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