Category Archives: Military Base Closings and Defense Industry Downsizing

Germany

CC assisted the German States of North Rhine Westphalia and Rheinland-Pfalz to organize two international defense conversion conferences, beginning with the first in Dusseldorf, Germany in 1996.  Based on the overwhelming success of the Dusseldorf conference, Kaiser was asked to … Continue reading

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Military Base Closure/Conversion in China

  At the request of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), UNDDSMS, and China’s CAPUMIT, Mr. Kaiser helped organize “The Round-Table on International Cooperation for Military Restructuring,” in Beijing, China on October 13-14, 1997.  At the conclusion of the conference, … Continue reading

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Panama

  At the recommendation of a Florida Senator, Kaiser was asked to assist Panamanians with the closure of 14 American military bases scheduled to be closed in Panama on December 31, 1999 in conjunction with the transfer of the Panama … Continue reading

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South Africa

  CC was asked by the South African government to assist that country with post-apartheid economic development activities related to the closure of military bases and the downsizing of defense industries in S.A.   CC worked with South African universities, NGO’s … Continue reading

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The National Action Plan on Military Base Closings

A National Action Plan

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The U.S Department of Commerce

Capital Consultants has been a regular consultant to small companies working with defense conversion and military base closure, including Mendez England & Associates, an 8A-minority firm based in Washington, DC. Capital Consultants assisted Mendez England in organizing Defense Conversion and … Continue reading

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U.S. Conference of Mayors

Although originally founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1985, Capital Consultants moved to Washington, DC in 1990 and until quite recently was located at the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), just two blocks from the White House.  USCM is a … Continue reading

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U.S. Local Examples

In addition to representing non-profit associations, Capital Consultants also consults directly with individual cities, mayors and city managers on specific management issues for cities.  For example: CC assisted numerous cities with the challenges of military base closure.  In the case … Continue reading

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