A recent Crain's Cleveland Business article explores the intricate process that went into Solon being selected for Nestlé USA's expansion of its pizza division, which the company announced in late October (See our Nov 6, 2013, blog post for more information). When site selection professionals with California-based Deloitte Consulting initially contacted Cleveland's economic development entities about the possibility of a new regional headquarters operation being located there, virtually all details about the project – including the company itself – were withheld as proprietary business information. Business development leaders throughout Cuyahoga County quickly banded together to provide comprehensive site information to Deloitte on tight deadlines. Without knowing the company or its industry, some of these leaders as business owners risked introducing a competitor into their market for the sake of developing the greater Cleveland area, the article said. For more, read the full story.