THE DEVELOPMENT LIBRARYincludes all 33 books listed below . . .
CORPORATE REAL ESTATE AND FACILITY PLANNING
Corporate Facility Planning
468 pages, 8 1/2" x 11, ISBN 0910436215
This book offers something of interest to everyone who is professionally involved in corporate real estate - from the executive in the expansion planning or industrial real estate department to the lawyers, brokers, appraisers, engineers and others who offer professional services to those departments.
Facility Planning Technology - Section A
540 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436266
This is a collection of useful tips and strategies from key corporate real estate executives who speak from years of practical experience.
Facility Planning Technology - Section B
428 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436266
This is a continuation of the collection.
Geo-Economics: The New Science
492 pages, 6 x 9, ISBN 0910436339
This book belongs in every development library. It includes citations of - and many excerpts from - more than 500 research studies, surveys, reports, and magazine features covering such fields as corporate planning, investment location, area promotion, global strategy, and growth forecasting.
IDRC Secret Weapon of the Free World
212 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436495
This is an attempt to place on record a very brief history of the International Development Research Council, a most unusual organization. The book covers a span of some 40 years, listing IDRC leaders, conference sites and dates, and a compilation of research studies.
Pitfalls in Development
352 pages, 6" x 9", ISBN 0910436193
What do past failures teach us about future projects? This book digs into the reasons behind an unprecedented real estate panic. It reveals why projects failed, what kinds of ventures suffered most and what management tactics were at the root of most project failures.
Simplifying the Complicated in Real Estate & Appraising
108 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436061
A veteran corporate real estate executive gives some valuable tips on handling appraisals, leases, deeds, titles, contracts, and broker relations.
LOCATION FACTORS AND ANALYSIS
New Project File & Site Selection Checklist
108 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436126
This compact checklist has been a best seller among corporate real estate executives for many years. McKinley Conway began compiling the checklist in the 1950s. Over the years it grew from fewer than 100 factors to hundreds. It can be used today to prepare a customized checklist for your next project.
Principles of Industrial Facility Location
304 pages, 6" x 9", ISBN 0910436088
Industrial site selection is a complex process. The location of a new plant involves the objective and judgmental balancing of a variety of location factors and intricate corporate goals. This book offers a sophisticated approach to the science of locating new industrial facilities.
304 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436177
There is overwhelming evidence to suggest that planners of business facilities should give more thought to disaster risk management. In one typical year the government declared 39 disasters in 27 states. There were hundreds of casualties and billions of dollars in property losses. This book covers a wide range of disasters and discusses sites at greatest risk.
Measuring Union Climate
340 Pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436207
This study of union organizing activity in U.S. manufacturing industries is designed to help business executives weigh one of the must important factors in site selection for new facilities - labor climate.
Energy Plant Sites
308 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436134
There is a trend toward construction of larger and more efficient energy production facilities, such as electric power plants, plus the location of multiple units on single sites. This development has produced a need for project site areas to be aware of the socioeconomic impacts energy facility construction can create.
The Good Life Index
468 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436223
Quality of life is a highly subjective concept, varying widely from person to person and corporation to corporation. This book seeks to provide a basis for recognizing the different interests of various personnel groups and finding sites that best suit them.
Environmental Standards (Georgia)
208 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436444
This is an overview of the environmental standards promulgated by one state. It may serve as a useful introduction to the wide range of policies and regulations to which an industrial planner may be subjected.
400 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 091043610X
This is an unusual book. It was authored by a professional economic developer who also happened to occupy a strategic political position during a critical time in the nation's history. McKinley Conway served alongside Jimmy Carter in the Georgia State Senate. In addition to an overview of the nation's 50 legislative climates the book includes a chapter detailing the early political interests of the man who became President.
The Weather Handbook
556 pages, 6" x 9", ISBN 0910436290
This is the third edition of this popular reference book. It is widely used by world travelers, pilots, corporate facility planners and environmentalists. It gives principal climatic data for more than 600 cities around the world. More than 250 U.S. cities are covered.
Industrial Park Growth
572 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436096
The post WWII flowering of industrial parks is an event of great significance, not only to industry but also to society as a whole. This book studies the emergence and expansion of the park concept, describing performance standards and design criteria and analyzing success rates at several hundred parks. It is an environmental success story without parallel.
AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Area Development Organizations
352 pages, 6" x 9", ISBN 0910436037
This book outlines the basic pyramid concept of mobilizing people and resources from the smallest community to the global level and describes the various types of organizations that form the elements of the development pyramid for each nation. The role of private enterprise is underscored.
Marketing Industrial Buildings & Sites
380 pages, 6" x 9", ISBN 0910436118
Up front in this book Conway asserts "We believe fervently that those active in promotion, selling and marketing are engaged in an important and honorable profession. Marketing in a highly competitive environment is a cornerstone of the American enterprise system."
The Airport City
292 pages, 6" x 9", ISBN 0910436142
This pioneering book has attracted favorable comment from planners and developers around the world. It gives detailed information about the planning of airport business parks and other developments that are attractive to private and corporate aircraft users.
Airport Cities 21
124 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436320
Which major airports will dominate the world air transport system in the early 21st century? The author looks at new airports at Denver, Osaka, Hong Kong, and Munich and discusses their impact on global development. Also, the book discusses site requirements and planning concepts for new global airports and related facilities.
Leaders in Development
192 pages, 6" x 9", ISBN 0910436428
This book may be of interest in studying the evolution of the economic development profession. It was an attempt to identify the key people in the industry in the mid-1960s and determine their age, education background, field of specialization, language proficiency and location. Some 2500 executives are listed.
SASI: The Spark That Transformed A Region
180 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436509
As the decades go by, the impact of the south's pioneering science-industry program of the 1950s becomes more obvious. Now we can see the real significance of the first economic development program based on high technology. There are lessons for the future.
GLOBAL FACTORS IN DEVELOPMENT
The SiteNet World Guide
540 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436282
Here's the ideal primer for anyone who wants a better understanding of global geography, investment climates, and significant projects.
Site World 1991
608 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436304
This global survey of corporate investment strategies provides world decision-makers with information that is unavailable from any other single source. It is heavily illustrated with maps showing super projects around the world.
The AID/PEP Program
176 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436371
This is the summary report on a program for mobilizing private enterprise and local initiative in Latin America. The project, extending over some six years, was sponsored by the Agency For International Development and implemented by the Conway group of Atlanta. Some 18 nations in Central and South America are covered.
124 pages, 6" x 9", ISBN 0910436398
(Spanish language proceedings of Interamerican Development Conference conducted in Panama in August, 1966, by Conway for the Agency for International Development).
El Desarollo Regional E Industrial
108 pages, 6" x 9", ISBN 0910436460
This Spanish language book presents the proceedings of the first Interamerican Seminar on the organization and promotion of private enterprise and local initiative. The conference was part of the AID/PEP program implemented by Conway for the Agency for International Development.
Arab Investment In The United States
308 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436010
This book is of background interest for those who do business in the Arab world or who study development in the Middle East.
OVERALL VIEW OF DEVELOPMENT AND THE FUTURE
Glimpse of the Future
120 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436312
Every corporate planner and economic developer should read this book. It contains useful forecasts and, more important, the rationale for including futurism in the repertoire of skills of every professional.
Development Highlights of the 20th Century
132 pages, 6" x 9", ISBN 0910436355
Most histories deal mainly with political and social issues This much-needed review deals with technological breakthroughs, new business ventures, development projects, people and programs which have contributed directly to a strong economic base, job opportunities and better quality of life.
Milestones In Development
328 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 0910436169
This is a cumulative index to Industrial Development, Site Selection, and related publications covering the early decades of the economic development profession. This reference work thus fills a need for researchers studying the origin and growth of the profession.
New Industries of the Seventies
312 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", ISBN 091043607X
This is a useful study, whether one is interested in the seventies, the eighties, or the nineties. It summarizes the location of thousands of facilities, giving information on size, cost, employment, and location.
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