How do companies decide where to locate?
By Dr. Scott Alsobrooks/Guest Columnist
As the economy improves and industries begin to invest in new facilities (or relocate existing facilities), it is interesting to look at the factors that influence the decision makers that decide where to spend the money and create the jobs. Site selection factors are aplenty.
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The newly opened Quiznos, located at 822 Highway 43 North, Suite B, in Picayune, held its Chamber Ribbon Cutting on Friday at noon.
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PERCS Rewards Program from C Spire Wireless receive a special text message that contains a holiday gift of 100 PERC Points
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“Economic development is the object of continued focus,” said Pinero.
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