Spring 2003 | Trade and Industry Development

Spring 2003


Trade & Industry Development Magazine

The premiere issue of Trade & Industry Development focuses on growth and expansion within the aerospace and automotive industries. Experts from the leading industry associations, SAE and AIA, real estate professionals, incentive consultants and state level officials have contributed advice on best practices and reports on actual projects for your reference as you define your corporate strategy for growth.

In this issue

Site Selection Criteria for Defense Firms

BY: Jeff Sharpe

In recent years the defense industry has been transformed and modern customer service practices have been employed throughout every organization, including the corporate real estate and facilities departments. Customer service from a real estate perspective means proximity to the customer, responsiveness in product development, flexibility and lowest cost of operation and product delivery. This article will review the factors contributing to the existing location of the defense industry manufacturers and provide a formula for assessing the potential for attracting defense industry site requirements. more....