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The Reshoring Wave: Taking America by Storm - Knowledge@Wharton
Hal Sirkin, a senior partner at Boston Consulting Group, has been examining this trend for years and admits that the recent surge in reshoring has shocked even experts and researchers.
reshoring  economic-development-news  this-week-263  around-the-web  business-globalization 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Skills & Industry: A New American Model - Brookings Institution
Advanced manufacturing and advanced industries more broadly – R&D-intensive sectors demanding technically skilled workers – are critical to the nation’s effort to grow more and better jobs in the wake of the Great Recession.
u.s.-manufacturing  workforce-development  STEM-workforce  advanced-manufacturing  industry-organizations  research&development  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
London Tops PwCs Cities of Opportunity Study of Global Centers of Business, Finance and Culture - PwC
New York takes second; Singapore climbs to third - Competition for talent, capital and economic clout drives cities to build and maintain resilient urban communities
metros  ranking  studies  business-globalization  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Onshoring the Robots - EBN
Couple this with the much shorter logistics chain that US manufacture enables and the benefits of placing robots in the US are strong. It's worth noting that this is already happening, specifically in the auto industry, where tax incentives are added to business prudence.
robotics-manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  onshoring  backshoring  u.s.-manufacturing  automotive-industry  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
WorkPlace Now - UAV Technology - Johnson Controls Inc.
Look up. You may see one of the hottest new technologies about to impact the facilities management industry – drones.
uav-aerospace  facility-planning  facilities-management  this-week-263  around-the-web  workplace-trends 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
GE's Innovation Explosion to Take Manufacturing into the Future - Gray Construction
One of the great-grandfathers of manufacturing, century-old GE, is bristling with innovations in innovation: crowdsourcing, “makers” spaces, open patents, and lean startup thinking. Wisely, old and venerable GE has accelerated its regeneration by partnering with young leaders and companies.
3d-printing  additive-manufacturing  micro-factories  GE  startup  lean-manufactuiring  innovation  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
A Step-by-Step Guide to Your Next Office Renegotiation or Relocation: Part V - JLL Spaces Blog
As a lease expiration date approaches, many mark their calendars in dread of the administrative tasks ahead. And although moving is complicated, it’s also a unique opportunity to reinvent your culture, address your space utilization and ensure your strategy is aligned with organizational objectives.
lease-negotiation  asset-management  office-market  commercial-real-estate  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
How Cloud Computing Can Bring The Voice Of The Customer Back Into Manufacturing - Forbes
The revolution that manufacturers want starts in their front offices, focusing on making every relationship count.
this-week-263  around-the-web  matt  manufacturing  cloud-solutions 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
New York State Corporation Tax Reforms of 2014 - Deloitte
This spring, New York enacted sweeping tax legislation that changes many aspects of its state tax law. In this article, Russell Banigan, Kenneth Jewell and Mary Jo Brady, of Deloitte Tax LLP, discuss New York’s current tax provisions and explain the major changes coming to the state’s corporate franchise tax in 2015.
taxes-incentives  government-policy  corporate-tax  new-york  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Foreign Effective Tax Rate for U.S. Corporations by Industry - Tax Foundation
U.S. headquartered corporations pay an effective tax rate of 27.2 percent on income earned in foreign countries. Not surprisingly, this rate varies widely by industry.
taxes-incentives  business-globalization  corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform  foreign-revenues-tax  tax-shelters  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Special topic: Revival in international trade and the resurgence of bilateralism - Deloitte University Press
An integrated global economy, including cross-border investments, distributed production lines across continents, innovations in IT and communications, and advancement in transportation are heightening international trade’s role as a harbinger of economic growth.
economic-indicator-reports  economic-forecast  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Lockheed Looks to 3D Printing, Avatar to Lower Costs - Fox Business
Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon's biggest supplier, is ramping up its use of 3D printing and virtual reality simulators to drive down the huge costs of producing national security satellites and safeguard profits in the face of reductions in U.S. defense spending.
lockheed-martin  aerospace  manufacturing  3d-printing  advanced-manufacturing  defense-sector  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
NYC has Greatest Population Gains, LI has Small Gains, U.S. Census Figures Show - Newsday
As cities in the South and West continue to dominate the list of fastest-growing municipalities in the country, New York City had the largest numeric increase of any city between 2012 and 2013 -- as it has for the past two years -- according to population estimates the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday.
this-week-263  around-the-web  mid-atlantic  new-york  new-york-city  long-island  population-growth  matt 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Flowing southward: An interview with DHL’s Roger Crook - McKinsey & Company
A global marketplace requires new approaches to coordinating and moving freight. The CEO of DHL Global Forwarding explains the challenges—and opportunities.
logistics  freight-logistics  global-supply-chain  business-globalization  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Why Proposed Rule To Increase Freight Rail Competition Would Hurt Railroads And Customers - Forbes
The freight rail industry faces a new tide of regulation that threatens what has been a remarkable industry comeback over the last three decades, from the depths of bankruptcy to one of the strongest industry sectors in the U.S. economy.
this-week-263  freight-logistics  freight  around-the-web  matt  rail  rail-logitsics  logistics  infrastructure 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Opening Statement of Chariman Doug Lamborn - House Committee on Natural Resources
The past several decades have seen the exodus of American manufacturing and jobs overseas to countries with lower production costs.
this-week-263  around-the-web  matt  energy  natural-gas  manufacturing  economic-development 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
How New Dimensional Weight Pricing Will Impact Ecommerce Shippers? - Supply Chain 24/7
Although FedEx is the first to announce this move, they surely won’t be the last - So how will this impact ecommerce order fulfillment and direct selling companies?
this-week-263  around-the-web  e-commmerce  logistics  supply-chain  trucking  fedex  UPS  matt 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Useful Stats: State Government Agency Spending on R&D by State, 2006-11 - SSTI
State agencies in New York spent more on research and development than agencies in any other state in FY11, according to data released by the National Science Foundation. The NSF data provides an overview of state agency investments in R&D, broken down by the source of those funds and the types of organizations that eventually performed the research. Ohio, Florida and California also ranked among the top states for total agency investment. West Virginia and Ohio led in R&D investments as a share of state GDP in FY11.
government-policy  research&development  ranking  studies  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Demystifying Green Building Certifications and Protocols - CRE Radio
A healthy, energy efficient building and environment is good for everyone. But at what cost? Learn how the USGBC, GRESB & CBRE are moving us toward better understanding and implementation of healthy and energy efficient buildings.
green-buildings  sustainable-development  LEED  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
TCC Releases Report on Exports and American Information and Communications Technology - Technology CEO Council
This study explores the importance of ICT exports to states and congressional districts across the United States. All 50 states and 435 congressional districts – plus the District of Columbia – export ICT hardware, software and services. The foreign markets are many, and varied.
ICT  infrastructure  government-policy  studies  industry-organizations  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Sherrod Brown: U.S. needs more manufacturing partnerships like University of Michigan-OSU-EWI initiative - Columbus Business First
Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown says the country needs more public-private manufacturing partnerships to mirror what the Ohio State University and University of Michigan are doing with EWI.
government-policy  innovation-hubs  u.s.-manufacturing  public-private-partnerships  university-economic-development  research&development  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Can Entrepreneurs Teach Governments How to Be More Efficient and Innovative? - Stateline
A move is on to bring successful entrepreneurs into state agencies, city halls and economic development agencies to help stimulate business and job growth – and, important to many advocates, help bureaucracies become more creative, efficient and responsive to the public.
economic-development-news  economic-development  government-policy  entrepreneurship  small-business  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
A 3-D Printing Startup’s Plan to Bring Manufacturing Back to Cities - WIRED
We believe manufacturing should be local...Our view is, over time, more and more Shapeway factories will appear in places all over the world, and in those places, not only will we get products to you faster and at a lower cost, but we’ll have lower impact on the environment for transportation. - Shapeway founder and CEO Peter Weijmarshausen
3d-printing  micro-factories  localized-manufacturing  metros  u.s.-manufacturing  this-week-263  around-the-web  additive-manufacturing 
may 2014 by areadevelopment

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