Join Quest’s Kim Davis at the 2023 Site Selectors Guild Annual Conference in San Antonio on March 29-31. Kim will be leading a breakout session in The Solution Room on Thursday, March 30th at 1:00pm and again at 2:45pm.
Several of Quest’s certified sites, including Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Certified Site Program and Southern Virginia Regional Alliance’s Southern Virginia Megasite at Berry Hill, are highlighted in the January/February issue of Business Facilities magazine. Read the full article by Donna Clapp here: https://businessfacilities.com/2023/02/shovel-ready-sites-for-the-speed-of-business/
The phrase “time is money” applies to a multitude of business decisions, including site selection. Locations that provide an accelerated path to market, through actions such as site readiness and creating incentive programs that allow for quick approvals, have a competitive advantage in the decision-making process. Kim Williams Davis shared a site selector’s perspective on incentives with the Atlanta Business Chronicle. This article was published on August 9, 2022, and can be viewed at: https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2022/08/09/georgia-differs-tax-incentives-states.html
In 2011, O’Neal provided EPC delivery of a $235 million
grassroots facility for Mitsubishi Electric Power Products (MEPPI). Leading site selection and incentive negotiation services were two principals from McCallum Sweeney Consulting, Kim Davis and Lindsey Cannon. Their efforts led to a site that met MEPPI’s criteria and netted a reported $34 million in incentives.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept throughout the United States, the entire business landscape has been disrupted. Delaware Prosperity Partnership, however, is continuing its work to attract, grow and retain companies, build a stronger entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem and support private employers in identifying, recruiting and developing talent throughout Delaware. Part of DPP’s work involves engaging with representatives from various sectors of the economic development arena to discuss how the crisis is affecting what they do and what the disruption means to Delaware.
While the top five states are not surprising — as the South continues to dominate in corporate location — it is interesting that the top five states are all adjacent to each other geographically from North Carolina to Alabama
Amble through downtown Greenville
and you’d think its 100-plus
restaurants, Swamp Rabbit trail along
the Reedy River, Fluor Field ballpark
and iconic pedestrian bridge had come out of
nowhere, like some theme park version of an ideal
As technology continues to drive a wave of disruption across the site selection industry and economic headwinds loom on the horizon, it has become more important than ever for corporates to engage economic development organizations (EDOs) that have a firm understanding of the businesses, local governments and communities that they represent.