areadevelopment + sustainability   57

Automakers Enter the Circular Economy - Area Development
Industrial companies, including automotive firms, are among those reinventing how businesses find, use, and dispose of the resources and materials that make up global trade.
Matt  area-development-features  automotive-industry  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection  sustainable-development  sustainability 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
Unilever transformed its old office park into an ultra-sustainable HQ - Fast Company
The building comes with a unique arrangement: If its energy savings–from things like smart cooling and heating systems–don’t live up to the promises, the developer will cover the bills.
this-week-427  Around-the-web  Matt  headquarters  facilities-management  facility-planning  sustainability  sustainable-development  insider-8-31-2018 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Only A Few States Are Meeting The Sustainable Development Goals - Fast Company
As a country, we’re not coming close to meeting the international benchmarks. Only a few states are leading the way.
this-week-414  Around-the-web  Matt  economic-development  sustainability  sustainable-development  environment 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
The Value of Sustainability in Business Operations - Area Development
Despite the administration’s focus on removing environmental protections, businesses’ sustainability efforts generally have a positive effect on their image as well as bottom line.
area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  sustainability  sustainable-development  sustainable-energy  environment 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Textile Industry Making a Comeback in the U.S. Southeast - Area Development
As the textile industry becomes transformed by technology, companies are considering highly automated, environmentally conscious production facilities in the U.S. Southeast, where the infrastructure necessary for this industry’s success is already in place.
area-development-features  Matt  textiles-clothing-industries  south-atlantic  manufacturing  reshoring  location-USA  technology  environment  sustainability  infrastructure  site-selection  economic-development  jobs 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Environmental Considerations for a Prospective Port Tenant - Area Development
Industrial tenants looking to operate on port property should perform thorough environmental diligence before occupancy, carefully analyze lease obligations, and understand the relevant permitting and regulatory obligations.
area-development-features  Matt  ports  intermodal  manufacturing  industrial-real-estate  real-estate  sustainability  sustainable-development  site-selection  environment 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Frontline: One-Year Update on the Revised Ozone Standard - Area Development
September 30th marked an important clean air deadline. That’s when governors had to send EPA a list of in-state regions judged to comply, or not, with the revised ozone (O3) standard, changed one year earlier, October 1, 2015.
area-development-features  Matt  sustainability  economic-development  industrial-real-estate  manufacturing 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
ERI Locates Consolidation Facility In Lincoln Park, New Jersey - Area Development
ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world's largest IT asset disposition and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, located its 53,500 square foot, state-of-the-art consolidation facility on 510 Ryerson Road in Lincoln Park, New Jersey.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  recycling  sustainability  information-technology 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Make Solar Great Again – pv magazine USA
In the most recent election, Populist candidates issued thinly veiled calls to return to an America that makes tangible goods. But can solar be part of a manufacturing renaissance in the United States? And what would be needed to make solar in America?
u.s.-manufacturing  solar  green-economy  sustainability  energy  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-371 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Environmental Considerations for Planning A New Operation - Area Development
Once a business has narrowed down its location choices, it must implement an environmental and safety strategy to address all stages of planning and compliance.
area-development-features  Matt  real-estate  industrial-real-estate  corporate-real-estate  sustainability  sustainable-development  environment  site-selection 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Major Food Companies to Tackle Water Risks In Their Global Supply Chains - Ceres
One-third of the world’s food is grown in areas of high water stress or competition, and agriculture is a leading cause of water pollution worldwide. The food sector, which uses 70 percent of global freshwater supplies, primarily for growing crops, can play a critical role at protecting limited freshwater resources by working with farmers to become more water smart.
sustainability  green-economy  food-processing  water-availability  agribusiness  industry-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-368 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Tesla-Panasonic Joint Agreement To Establish Manufacturing Plant In Buffalo, New York - Area Development
Tesla and Panasonic have agreed in principle to collaborate on the manufacturing of photovoltaic cells and modules at SolarCity’s RiverBend Plant in south Buffalo, New York.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  buffalo  mid-atlantic  tesla  panasonic  high-tech  tech  technology  energy  renewable-energy  sustainability  sustainable-energy  clean-energy 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
A “Clean” Phase I Environmental Assessment of Industrial Sites Is Just the Start - Area Development
It is common to build new industrial plants and warehouses on previously used industrial sites. The acquisition costs for the land are usually lower, and many have the advantage of being located close to critical transportation links and infrastructure.
area-development-features  Matt  industrial-real-estate  sustainability  sustainable-development  environment  facilities-management  facility-planning 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
A Business-Driven Approach to Utility Infrastructure - Area Development
Whether a utility project is driven by production capacity, energy efficiency, regulatory requirements, or environmental sustainability, its ultimate objective is to add value to the business.
area-development-features  Matt  utilities  energy  sustainability  sustainable-energy 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Adaptive Reuse and Infill Projects Change the Urban Landscape - Area Development
Although there are some challenges to adaptive reuse and infill projects, they can help to develop creative office space in historic, vibrant metro areas, while boosting ROI and environmental sustainability, and catering to the local community and talent pool.
area-development-features  Matt  urban-planning  real-estate  corporate-real-estate  manufacturing  warehouse-facility  office  Metros  sustainability 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Unifi, Inc. Opens REPREVE Bottle Processing Center In Reidsville, North Carolina - Area Development
Unifi, Inc. opened its REPREVE Bottle Processing Center in Reidsville, Greater North Carolina. The more than $28 million investment will help Unifi achieve its goal of vertical integration for its REPREVE recycled product line, adding flexibility, expanding production capabilities and supporting volume growth.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  north-carolina  south-atlantic  recycling  sustainability  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
PTR Baler and Compactor Opens Plant City, Florida, Plant - Area Development
PTR Baler and Compactor, a leading industry manufacturer of waste and recycling equipment, unveiled its newest 15,000 square foot facility in Plant City, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  manufacturing  recycling  sustainability 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Frontline: Cities Pledge to Reduce and Track Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Area Development
With the formation of the Compact of Mayors, cities worldwide are preparing GHG inventories for buildings and transport and hope to link this data to development priorities.
frontline  area-development-news  Matt  sustainability  sustainable-development 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
CLEANLIFE Energy Moves Headquarters To Downtown, Cleveland, Ohio - Area Development
CLEANLIFE Energy, developers of custom LED and power supply solutions for commercial, industrial, OEM and niche markets, relocated its headquarters to downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  cleveland  ohio  midwest  energy  headquarters  LED  OEMs  sustainable-energy  sustainable-development  sustainability 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Anellotech Moves Forward With Development-Testing Facility In Silsbee, Texas - Area Development
Anellotech, a sustainable technology company focused on producing cost-competitive renewable chemicals from non-food biomass, has broken ground on the installation of its fully-integrated development and testing facility in Silsbee, Texas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  texas  southwest  sustainability  technology  tech  renewable-energy  chemicals-industry  bioscience 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Smart cities: Asia's new frontier? - Eco-Business
The smart city has been hailed by advocates as the urban utopia that will solve many of humanity's challenges. Eco-Business takes a look at its rise in Asia and if it'll live up to the promise of delivering better lives for all.
this-week-336  Around-the-web  Matt  asia  smart-cities  sustainability 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Green Fence Recycling Corporation Invests $2.5 Million In Mullins, South Carolina, Plant - Area Development
Green Fence Recycling Corporation, a startup recycling firm, is establishing operations in Mullins, South Carolina. The company is investing $2.5 million in the facility, creating 40 jobs over the next five years in Marion County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  recycling  jobs  plastics  sustainability 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
UL Establishes Performance and Energy Efficiency Testing Center of Excellence In Brea, California - Area Development
UL, a global safety science organization, plans to officially open its new 19,000-square-foot laboratory in January 2016, located in Brea, California.
economic-development  site-selection  california  pacific-states  labratory  LED  sustainable-development  sustainability 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Setting your sites on solid ground - Food Engineering
A litany of factors must be considered in selecting a new plant location, but the choice must ultimately facilitate your goals and business strategy.
food-processing  site-selection  this-week-335  Around-the-web  Matt  food-industry  sustainability  workforce  taxes-incentives  facility-planning 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Cascades Inaugurates Greenpac Mill in Niagara Falls, New York - Area Development
Cascades Inc., a leader in the recovery of recyclable products and manufacturing green packaging products and tissue paper, inaugurated its Greenpac Mill in Niagara Falls, New York.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  packaging  sustainability  new-york  mid-atlantic  paper-industry 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Spain-Based TRADEBE Environmental Services Relocates Headquarters To Merrillville, Indiana - Area Development
TRADEBE Environmental Services, a Spain-based provider of industrial waste management services, plans to relocate its U.S. headquarters from Oakbrook, Illinois, to Merrillville, Indiana. The company will also expand its existing operations in East Chicago, creating up to 55 new jobs by 2017.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  indiana  midwest  location-USA  FDI  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs  sustainability 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
International Mulch Company Opened Manufacturing-Distribution Hub In Live Oak, Florida - Area Development
International Mulch Company, a global leader in 100 percent recycled rubber products for landscaping and playground applications, opened its fourth manufacturing and distribution facility in Suwannee County, Florida. The expansion will add more than 15 jobs with a $700,000 capital investment in the region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  Florida  south-atlantic  manufacturing  distribution-facility  recycling  sustainability 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Germany-Based Menck Windows Establishes Manufacturing Facility In Chicopee, Massachusetts - Area Development
A U.S. corporation formed from a joint venture between Liesenfeld International GmbH and leading window manufacturer Menck Fenster GmbH of Hamburg, Germany, Menck Windows located its new manufacturing facility for custom, finely crafted, energy-efficient windows and doors in Chicopee, Massachusetts.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  location-USA  FDI  sustainability  Massachusetts  new-england 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Reducing Industrial Facility Costs with Sustainable Planning - Area Development
Long-term savings achieved by sustainable facility design can trump short-term savings, while also resulting in a more productive, environmentally conscious workplace.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  matt  sustainable-development  sustainability  manufacturing  facility-planning 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company Creates Technology Center-Business Solutions Hub In Denver, Colorado - Area Development
Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company, a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America that develops, installs and maintains large-scale Eco Solutions and Audio-Visual Solutions for business and municipal customers, will create a hub for its fast growing business solutions operations and a technology center adjacent to Denver, Colorado, International Airport.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  colorado  mountain-states  sustainable-development  sustainability  technology-center 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Finland-Based Oilon Opens U.S. Hub-Manufacturing Facility In Thomasville, Georgia - Area Development
Oilon, a Finnish-based energy and environment technology company, will open its first United States based office and warehouse in Thomasville, Georgia, creating 50 jobs over the next five years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  georgia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  jobs  technology  sustainability 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Therma-HEXX Corporation Opens Its New Manufacturing Campus In Portsmouth, New Hampshire - Area Development
Therma-HEXX Corporation will begin production from its new 6,000 square foot manufacturing facility at 199 Constitution Avenue in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The facility will produce the company's innovative ThermaPANEL product line for heating and cooling of walkways, plaza pavers and other pedestrian walking areas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  new-hampshire  new-england  manufacturing  high-tech  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  sustainability  energy-sustainable-development 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Evluma Moves To Expanded Manufacturing Campus In Renton, Washington - Area Development
LED Lighting manufacturer Evluma will move into a larger manufacturing facility at the end of this month at 3600 Lind Ave., Suite 140, in Renton, Washington.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  washington  pacific-states  manufacturing  LED  sustainability 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Five Features of Successful Business Relocations and Expansions
By looking beyond just cost factors, those charged with the location decision can also help the environment and reduce stress.
sfp-insider-95  site-selection  matt  area-development-features  sustainability 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Canada Clean Little Secret
Canada’s clean-technology sector — including water, wind, solar, smart grid technology, and more — offers numerous opportunities and advantages to relocating or expanding companies.
sfp-insider-95  area-development-features  canada  location-canada  clean-tech  sustainability  technology  solar  solarpower  matt  economic-development 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Global Refining Group, Invests $4.2 Million To Establish Catalytic Convertor Facility In Lunenburg County, Virginia - Area Development
Global Refining Group, Inc., a sister company of ABC Recycling, will invest $4.2 million to establish a catalytic converter recycling operation in Lunenburg County, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  recycling  sustainability  virginia  south-atlantic  tax 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Consortium Establishing $35 Million E-waste Urban Mining Refinery In Osceola, Arkansas - Area Development
BlueOak Resources, a leader in the sustainable sourcing of high-value metals from e-waste, partnered with the Arkansas Teachers’ Retirement Fund, a consortium of European and domestic investors and the Arkansas Development Finance Authority, towards the build-out of the first urban mining refinery in the United States in Osceola, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  south  sustainability  arkansas 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Cities and Fostering Urban Food Production - Sustainable Cities Collective
Small growers and urban farms are springing up across the nation, but many cities lack the infrastructure, zoning laws and foresight to truly leverage this transition.
this-week-265  around-the-web  matt  agriculture  sustainability  food-processing 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Developing a Sustainable Facility
From using locally sourced materials during construction to utilizing renewable energy sources to distributing products by rail, each company is embarking on its unique path to sustainability.
insider-93  area-development-features  matt  sustainable-development  sustainability  facility-planning  renewable-energy  construction  rail  site-selection 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Sustainability: The Invisible Hand Shapes Next-Generation Location Selection
Companies that view their location strategies through a “sustainability filter” are more likely to achieve competitive advantage and long-term stakeholder value.
area-development-features  economic-development  site-selection  energy  sustainable-development  sustainability  insider-92 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Report Released on Megatrends Reshaping Logistics Through 2025 - Forbes
Gary Forger at MHI made me one of a number of expert reviewers of a recently released document they call “Material Handling & Logistics U.S. Roadmap.”
this-week-246  around-the-web  matt  logistics  ecommerce  robotics  automation  big-data  workforce  sustainability 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Achieving Business Outcomes With Energy Intelligence
Businesses have traditionally approached energy consumption as a fixed overhead, but the real opportunities lie in approaching it as a variable cost that can be tightly controlled with advanced energy-management systems to increase the competitiveness and effectiveness of operations and the business as a whole.
insider-89  economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  energy  facility-planning  data  sustainability 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
Organic Diversion Starts Construction On Glouchester City, New Jersey Food-Waste-To-Energy Facility - Area Development Online
Construction has started on Organic Diversion's food-waste-to-energy facility at Glouchester City, New Jersey’s 145-acre Southport Redevelopment Area. Organic Diversion’s facility will result in the cleanup of a former industrial Brownfield site and create 13 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  new-jersey  jobs  sustainability  sustainable-energy  energy 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
Highly Efficient Buildings: Making Sustainable Decisions Economically Viable - Area Development Online
As societal and environmental pressures to adopt sustainable practices into our daily lives grow, companies are increasingly motivated to operate their facilities more efficiently.
area-development-features  sustainable-development  sustainability  facility-planning  site-selection  economic-development  matt  energy-sustainable-development 
december 2013 by areadevelopment
Sustainable Sites: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly - Area Development Online
Facility designs to manage stormwater are integral to a site’s sustainability, but they will only accomplish the goals for which they were designed if properly operated and maintained.
area-development-features  economic-development  site-selection  matt  sustainable-development  facility-planning  sustainability 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
The ABCs of “Greening” the Warehouse Facility - Area Development Online
Determining the warehouse facility’s carbon footprint — and then reducing it as much as possible — can put your company on the road to environmental sustainability.
warehousing  greening  supply-chain  economic-development  sustainability  site-selection  sustainable-development  matt  logistics 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Creating Sustainable Buildings Is Like Making A Soufflé - Forbes
According to recent surveys, most architecture and engineering firms that have not worked on a sustainable building project claim it is “too complicated” or “easier to stick with what they know.”
architecture  green-buildings  sustainability  This-Week-182  around-the-web  sustainable-development  Matt 
september 2012 by areadevelopment

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