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H&A Media Contribution – Jason Hickey comments on Amazon’s HQ2

Jason Hickey comments on Amazon’s second headquarters announcement H&A President and CEO Jason Hickey was recently quoted in Crain’s Chicago Business regarding Amazon’s recent announcement of seeking a second headquarters. Reportedly, the new project could feature an investment of $5 billion and the creation of 50,000 jobs. As a premiere expert in site location strategy, Hickey compares the economic development project to the recent Foxconn announcement in Wisconsin and ongoing Toyota Mazda site search. “The mayor and governor know how critical these projects can be, and they’re game-changers” To view the article on the Crane Chicago Business website, please click the following...
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Media Contribution: H&A’s Jason Hickey discusses automotive site selection process in WSJ article

H&A President and CEO Jason Hickey was recently quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on U.S. states competing to be home to Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp.’s new joint production facility, “Eleven States Jockey to Land Toyota-Mazda Production Facility.” As a leading global location adviser, Hickey discussed the appeal of the southeast U.S. to car makers, especially thanks to the power of an existing regional supply chain. To view the article on the Wall Street Journal website, please click the following link: Eleven States Jockey to Land Toyota-Mazda Production Facility.  

H&A Tees off at the Raise the Roof Annual Golf Tournament

H&A Tees off at the Raise the Roof Annual Golf Tournament for 6th Year H&A has been a proud sponsor of the Raise the Roof Golf Tournament, an annual event supporting the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity (TCHFH) organization for over five years. TCHFH programs assist families across the seven-county region making up the Twin Cities metropolitan area.  Since 1985, nearly 10,000 families have been served by TCHFH volunteers to have the opportunity of being a homeowner and realize housing and financial stability. Across the United States, there are more than 4 million families living in Habitat homes.  This year’s...
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H&A Releases New Global Workforce Report: SiteTrends – War For Talent 2017

SiteTrends – War for Talent 2017 Hickey and Associates (H&A), a global site location, incentive advisory, and workforce analytics firm, released a new report, SiteTrends – War for Talent 2017, examining key labor trends around the world to understand the current workforce and forecast the future landscape. To download a complimentary copy, click here. The “War for Talent” describes the competition among businesses for both high quality and affordable labor. Businesses looking to maintain a competitive edge must be cognizant of changing workforce demographics as Millennials begin to outnumber Baby Boomers in terms of employment, and the nature of many...
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H&A Media Contribution: Mexico Industrial Parks Magazine

Mexico Industrial Parks Magazine, Mexico Site Selection Oscar Espinosa, Principal and Manager, Mexico, was recently featured in Mexico Industrial Parks Magazine. The article, Mexico Site Selection, discusses key factors in the site selection process specific to the industrial projects in Mexico. Mexico abounds with a wide range of business opportunities that should best be pursued using prudent site selection practices. Considerations of central importance to the decision-making process, especially labor market analyses, are examined in depth by Espinosa. With the cost of manufacturing labor being of vital significance to overall knowledge of the Mexican business climate, and its labor market’s trending-cheaper...
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