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Mike Hickey to be a Panelist for CoreNet Global Midwest Chapter event

Public Incentives – “”The Winners Circle”” Mike Hickey, President of Hickey & Associates, will be joined by a panel of leading experts in the fields of Corporate Real Estate, Finance and Economic Incentives.  The topic will be “Public Incentives – ‘The Winners Circle'”.  The event is sponsored by the Midwest Chapter of CoreNet Global, a leading international association of Corporate Real Estate decision makers. The success of American Capitalism is significantly rooted in competition, where profit is free to flourish, jobs are created and capital is invested.  Public incentives are a natural extension of the American process where the best prepared...
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Business Facilities Infractructure Checklist

INFRASTRUCTURE CHECKLIST In the wake of Minnesota’s tragic bridge collapse, the state of U.S. infrastructure is the new topic of national conversation. It’s time to take a look at the infrastructure questions you need to ask when evaluating a location. By Pearl Gabel Imagine that a utility company has embarked on a major relocation project—building a corporate headquarters in a Midwestern city. The area is perfect, incentives are in place, the staff is excited, and the pristine grassland is easy to build on. All of a sudden, the company hits a snag: prairie dogs. “”We found there was an entire ‘doggie...
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Mike Hickey to Present at Business Facilities LiveXchange

Mike Hickey, President of Hickey & Associates, LLC, will be a speaker at the Business Facilities LiveXchange, taking place from September 30 – October 2, 2007 at The Houstonian Hotel, Club   and Spa in Houston, TX. Hickey’s presentation entitled “”Digging Deeper Into Financial Incentives for Relocation/Expansion: What You Really Need to Know”” will focus on business incentives and if they are worth pursuing, and if so, how to manage the internal corporate process. This is the third year Mike Hickey has been asked to be a presenter at the Business Facilities LiveXchange. For more information, or if you would like to...
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CoreNet Global Honors Economic Development Leadership Award Winners

CoreNet Global, the world’s leading professional association of corporate real estate executives, announced four winners of the 5th Annual Economic Development Leadership Awards at the CoreNet Global Summit in Denver. Hickey & Associates client Lockheed Martin was the winner of the “2007 Economic Development Leadership Award for Major Projects/Deals” In the following statement, CoreNet Global outlined the significance of the multi-state deal: “Lockheed Martin Corporation and Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Texas Value Circle – Lockheed Martin placed a high importance on economic development incentives as a contract discriminator for the $5 billion Orion Spacecraft contract award and created a Capture Team...
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