Corporate Real Estate Strategies Changing as Demand for More Advanced Site Selection, Economic Incentive and Real Estate Services Rises
Apr 25, 2017 5:01:18 PM
The days of making a simple “real estate deal” is a thing of the past for most companies as the complexity of location decisions has intensified in the last decade.
Apr 25, 2017 4:38:11 PM
The procurement of economic incentives is a critical component of a successful site selection process, and a competitive economic incentive package can be the final decision factor in selecting the preferred location for a manufacturing operation.
Apr 25, 2017 4:33:04 PM
In this age of information technology, employers are feeling the strains of a tight labor market as they struggle to staff their IT operations with technical talent.
Apr 25, 2017 4:14:19 PM
Transportation and warehousing are important components of the U.S. economy, contributing nearly $566 billion dollars to GDP.
Topics: Distribution Centers
Apr 24, 2017 3:05:45 PM
Although the number of announced projects offered economic incentives in the first quarter of 2017 decreased 17% from the prior quarter, from 517 to 430, the overall average award per job increased from $23,844 to $30,175.
Topics: Economic Incentives
Apr 24, 2017 2:31:07 PM
The call center saturation rate continues to be one of the most widely utilized ways of measuring labor market competitiveness during the site selection process.
Topics: Call Center
Apr 24, 2017 2:08:21 PM
The Chicagoland region is one of the Top 5 data center markets in the U.S., which might be expected due to Chicago being the nation’s third largest metro area.
Topics: Data Center
Mar 28, 2017 11:08:01 AM
Throughout the site selection process, many workforce factors are considered and measured from a variety of data sources. One growing area of concern is legal marijuana use and opioid misuse when selecting communities in which to locate a new facility, particularly for manufacturing and warehouse operations where safety is paramount.
Mar 28, 2017 10:43:23 AM
Site Selection Group, a leading location advisory, real estate and economic incentives firm, helps manufacturers optimize their location footprint based on factors that drive operational success. These factors typically include workforce, logistics, business environment, real estate, infrastructure, utilities, regulatory climate, and economic incentives.