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  • Site Selection Magazine (Conway)


    Newspaper Clippings:

    MICHIGAN LEADS NATION IN 1997 CORPORATE FACILITY INVESTMENTS CONWAY DATA, INC.: NEWS RELEASE; FEB.18, 1998

    "Michigan captured the largest number of new corporate facilities and expansions in 1997, according to Site Selection magazine's annual tally. Detroit ranked as the top metro area for new plants and expansions in 1997. Site Selection magazine's scoreboard of industry location trends showed Michigan garnered 278 new manufacturing facilities, 588 manufacturing expansions and 419 investments in other types of new facilities and expansions...."


    Literature:

    Location Allocation / Facility Location Bibliography [www.ent.ohiou.edu/~thale/thlocation.html] [5/8/02]

    Borsuk, Mark Online Buying Defies Site Selection Folklore [www.mihalovich.com/columns/borsuk062000.htm] June 2000 [Managing Director The Real Estate Transformation Group]

    The growth of online buying undermines the key assumptions in site selection analysis used by mass merchandisers. The rise of the non-geocentric buying habit presents new risks for property investors and lenders. Furthermore, current techniques fail to anticipate the impact of online buying, giving developers and retailers potentially false signals on new store profitability. The pervasive belief wired customers will continue to shop in the same old way is an idea ready for the dustbin of history.

    Daniel, Larry. The Many Faces of Site Selection. Business Geographics, November 1997, p.36.

    "The good news is that geodemographic- aided site selection is creating a subindustry within Business Geographics to replace once pervasive silly, wild aspatial guess (SWAG) approaches.... Driven by careful placement of thumbs in the wind, SWAG seems to be on the way out."

    Hack, George D., Site Selection for Growing Companies Hardcover (June 1999) Quorum Books; ISBN: 1567202659

    Based on over twenty years of experience, the author of this practical guide provides the executive with a comprehensive discussion of the issues and tools involved in the location or relocation of a business operation. A company's search for the ideal site is one of the most important managerial functions....

    Harding, Charles F., "Facilities Location in the 1990s," Site Selection Magazine (Conway), June 1990, pp.685ff. (Industrial Development Section)

    Laiderman, Jim, "Site Selection Basics", Business Geographics 5(2), Feb. 1997, p.20ff.

    "Here's a stem-to-stern discussion that will help you understand the basic components of site selection, including market analysis, customer research, data collection, modeling techniques and more."

    Lyne, Jack. The Telecom Connection: How It's Rewiring the New Economy's Location Rules Site Selection Magazine (Conway), Aug/September 1998.

    “Infostructure” is dominating and changing many location criteria, perhaps nowhere more clearly than in corporate call centers’ swelling ranks.

    Mills, Nancy L., "A Multi-Phase Approach to Site Selection," in: Site Selection Magazine (Conway), Industrial Development Section, June 1989, pp.769ff.

    Salvaneschi, Luigi. Location, Location, Location: How to Select the Best Site for your Business. Oasis Press/ PSI Research, Grants Pass (Oregon), 1996.

    Thompson & Associates, Site Selection, New Advancements in Methods and Technology, 2nd ed., 1998.

    "..details the latest innovations and methodologies in the location research process used to identify and quantify factors that impact store sales performance. The book is ... for those making the site location decisions for the retail, restaurant, and banking industries and ... entering a new market."


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