July/August 2013 | Trade and Industry Development

July/August 2013


Trade & Industry Development Magazine

July/August 2013

With an overriding theme of the correlation between economic development and a positive quality of life, the July-August 2013 issue of Trade & Industry Development magazine not only highlights nearly a dozen communities where quality of life is a top priority, but also provides fresh insight into what is happening with wind and solar energy development in the U.S. and how those alternative energy sources are positively affecting U.S. communities.

Staying on top of the latest trends, as always, this issue additionally offers an insightful article on how communities need to prepare for the increasing popular practice of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and what site selectors need to inquire about if they intend to establish business in areas that are embracing this practice as a new source of energy.

This issue also goes straight to the experts who know the particulars of locating technology companies, which, in many respects, represent our future. Read two articles that demonstrate what executive site selectors need to understand to make a location decision that will contribute to a positive bottom line, as well as an Insights article that addresses factors communities should emblazon on their priority lists to attract technology businesses to their communities.