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In my work, I have the opportunity to travel all over the country and meet with all types of businesses that have recently relocated or expanded. While I always enjoy hearing the success stories and will be forever curious about why a business chooses one location...read more
Talent is a hot topic these days. Businesses are keen on identifying the right labor pools during their site selection process; the availability of a strong workforce is key to a community's competitiveness. This reality is driving initiatives across the country to...read more
This is my second of five columns on the topic of the ED ecosystem. My first column focused on local EDOs and subsequent columns will focus on the role of state EDOs and utility ED. Regionalism is here to stay. Why? Because regional EDOs add value to the economic...read more
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