Seven Signs Of A New Site Selection Reality
22 Feb 2022
As the world enters its third year of COVID-19, site selectors are doubling down on predictions they made a year ago. From reshoring and supply-chain tightening to remote working and worker shortages, site selectors are telling us that the trends exacerbated by the global pandemic will become even more pronounced in 2022.
When we surveyed national site selection consulting firms in November of 2020, the world had just entered its ninth month of the coronavirus pandemic. Site selectors told us then that their clients were already regrouping by redirecting resources to support reshoring efforts, relocation of workplaces to satellite facilities, and remote working.
February 21, 2022 (DES MOINES) – The Iowa Economic Development Authority announced today the opening of the fourth round of the Iowa Energy Center (IEC) Grant Program. Designed to facilitate energy-related economic development in Iowa, the program will begin accepting pre-applications on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Submissions must support projects...
State of the StatesFeb 21 2022
There were a few common threads to all state legislative sessions in 2021: The seated legislators all had to wrangle, wheedle, cajole or otherwise out-maneuver one another as they redrew legislative and congressional districts in accordance with new U.S. Census numbers. Throughout the year, state leaders also had to figure...
Buckets Bar & Grill has been bringing communities together one drink at a time since 2019. Brian Andersen, owner, worked part-time for Squid Willy’s in Thompson for 15 years before coming into ownership of the bar in 2019. While the bar did not close during the transfer of ownership,...