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A View into the Black Box of Industrial Recruitment

December 4, 2013

The process of recruiting business and industry, generally, is not well understood by individuals who are not directly involved in that activity.  The more specific site selection process that companies use to locate a new facility is even more mysterious to external observers.  A recent article pub … Continued

The Top Small Cities for Corporate Facilities in 2010

May 3, 2011

Jonathan Morgan is a School of Government faculty member. Small communities can face numerous challenges in competing for new and expanding corporate facilities.  Many of them lack the sites and buildings, workforce skills, infrastructure, and financial resources required to be a viable location for … Continued

What Matters Most for Business Locations and Expansions?

April 5, 2011

Jonathan Morgan is a School of Government faculty member. Public officials and economic developers want to know what is required for their communities to be attractive and competitive locations for new private investment.  A good starting point is to understand which factors businesses consider to b … Continued