Companies that view their location strategies through a “sustainability filter” are more likely to achieve competitive advantage and long-term stakeholder value.


A myriad of factors including global threats to security, the rising cost of labor in Asia, and the abundance of shale oil in the U.S., are compelling manufacturers. . .

To say "the food industry is receson proof" may be a stretch but as an idiom it's not far from the truth.

Don Schjeldahl was an invited speaker at the GSA Energy Summit, Thursday October 17th, 2013, in Greenville SC.  GSA is the business journal for Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson.  GSA sponsors an annual interactive series of meetings for in the morning from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and some in the evening from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

As a Site Selectors Guild member, Don Schjeldahl participated in an event sponsored by the Indiana Economic Development Association in Indianapolis, IN, September 24-26, 2013. SSG discussed the global economy and what IN could do to become more attractive to businesses looking to re-locate or expand.

Don Schjeldahl addresses economic benefits of environmental entrepreneurship at Asheville Renewable Energy Economy conference.

Don Schjeldahl will appear on 1350 WZGM “Take A Stand” radio show with Matt Mittan and Agnes Cheek on Tuesday morning (May 28) from 10am to 12noon.  Don will speak with Matt and Agnes about the value of AdvantageWest, the economic development organization representing 23 western North Carolina counties.

This year’s recipients of the Excellence in Economic Development Awards.

Don Schjeldahl to address fellow site selection professionals, May 2nd – May 5th, 2013 in Asheville, NC. 

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Don Schjeldahl will leave The Austin Company on March 1 to take a position with Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. of Chico, California.


and Organizations:
  The Site Selectors Guild   Competitive Ready