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Josh Bays

Josh Bays
Josh Bays is a principal of Site Selection Group where he manages the company's industrial, education, and economic development business practices. He is a critical part of the company's management team and helps develop and implement strategic plans for SSG. Throughout his career, Bays has been a key contributor in the continued development of new service lines offered by the company. These contributions include the development of various cutting-edge analytical platforms that have enabled clients to optimize their location decisions. Previously, Bays was an associate at Trammell Crow Company in the Corporate Site Selection Group. There, he supported all location advisory projects through the research of critical site selection variables, including economic incentive and real estate conditions for corporate operations. Bays has completed more than 250 projects for global clients, including Amazon.com, W.W. Grainger, Novartis, Glanbia Foods, Bimbo Bakeries, Boeing, Harley-Davidson, Lincoln Education Services, Bryant & Stratton College and the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition. Bays received his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. Bays holds a bachelor's degree in geography with concentrations in urban geography and geographic information science from The University of Texas at Austin.

Recent Posts

Top National Distribution Center Real Estate Trends in 2020

Josh Bays | March 24, 2020

Learn about real estate trends that could impact your distribution center site selection decision.
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Demand for Production Workers Continues to Grow in 2020

Josh Bays | March 24, 2020

The labor market for production workers continues to tighten in the United States.
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Workforce Trends Impacting Distribution Center Site Selection Strategies in 2020

Josh Bays | February 25, 2020

Learn which markets are experiencing the most hiring pressures for distribution workers.
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Five Tips for Positioning Your Manufacturing Site Selection Project

Josh Bays | February 25, 2020

Learn five tips that will help you better position your manufacturing site selection project within the economic development community.
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Five Site Selection Tips for Implementing a Consolidation Plan

Josh Bays | January 22, 2020

Is 2020 the year to start developing a future consolidation plan for your manufacturing operations? Learn five site selection tips for implementing a consolidation plan.
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Distribution Center Site Selection Trends from 2019

Josh Bays | January 22, 2020

Learn about the latest distribution center site selection trends.
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Distribution Center Site Selection Trends from Q3 2019

Josh Bays | November 18, 2019

Learn about the latest distribution center site selection trends.
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Engineering Graduate Trends in for 2019

Josh Bays | November 18, 2019

Top engineering graduate trends that manufacturers should know.
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Top Metro Areas for Distribution Centers in 2019

Josh Bays | October 22, 2019

Learn which large metro areas in the U.S. maximize distribution center efficiencies.
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2019 Industrial Real Estate Outlook for Manufacturers

Josh Bays | October 22, 2019

Industrial construction activity is at an all-time high, but manufacturers are having a hard time finding adequate real estate options. Learn the latest trends and whether there could be relief in...
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