In the past, business competed to enter into an area. Management was responsible for the success of the business. Therefore businesses located in communities where they determined they could prosper. They made a commitment to employ capital and utilize it to sustain the business and return a profit to the owners. They paid taxes and fees, hired people, made products or provided services and made a profit. The jurisdiction provided services, roads, schools for employee's children, recreational opportunities, libraries and a secure environment.