Site Selection Drivers

Infrastructure

  • Location
  • Population Centers
  • Transportation – road, rail, air, water
  • Utilities – availability & cost – electricity, water/sewer, natural gas, telecoms
  • Foreign Trade Zones
  • Site Requirement – availability & cost - land, industrial building, office etc.
  • Quality of Life – residential, schools, assimilation, cultural, Leisure, sports, past times, shopping, eating out, etc.


Work Force

  • Availability – skill levels
  • Wages & Salaries
  • Locating & Screening
  • Education & Training – vocational schools, universities, etc.


Business Climate

  • Permits & Licenses
  • Business Taxation
  • Employment at will legislation
  • Labor Unions – legislation, activity, percent of workforce​


Regional Industries

  • Global Brands
  • Industry Clusters
  • Service companies
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Exporters
  • Suppliers
  • Customers
  • Competitors


Community Support

  • Community Leadership
  • Credit Rating
  • Local, Regional and National Organizations
  • Potential Partnerships
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