Tony Arnold http://michiganradio.org en Empty Series: What do you do with an empty corporate campus? http://michiganradio.org/post/empty-series-what-do-you-do-empty-corporate-campus <p>All this month, we&rsquo;ve been looking at Empty Places across the Midwest; from vacant lots to abandoned factories.</p><p>As companies adjust to new economic conditions, many are re-evaluating the basics, including their locations.</p><p>City officials often bend over backwards to get businesses to locate in their communities and provide jobs, but they&rsquo;re left with big challenges when a company decides to leave.</p><p>There&rsquo;s a hot new trend among companies around the Midwest &ndash; threatening to leave.&nbsp;Several companies, especially around Chicago, have been asking big picture questions as they take a look at their bottom lines. Wed, 23 Nov 2011 17:20:45 +0000 Tony Arnold 5120 at http://michiganradio.org