Issue identification, location criteria clarification and consensus building
Relocation and expansion feasibility analysis
National and international community screening and selection
Detailed final community and site specific evaluation including interviews with employers, training representatives and public officials
Facility consolidation analysis
Labor market analysis
Financial modeling of one-time investment and ongoing operating costs: labor, real estate, utilities, taxes and others
Evaluating operating conditions: general and specialized labor availability and quality, telecommunications and transportation, sites and buildings, business services and training programs
Reviewing quality of life factors
Szatan & Associates has helped clients evaluate:
We need to add capacity, where should we expand?
Should we expand in place or consider a new location? Should a new location be nearby or distant?
Will the local labor market support our growth and hiring plans?
Should we relocate an existing facility? What are the one-time costs and business risks and ongoing benefits and costs?
Where are the best communities for attracting the scientific talent we need?
Where should we consolidate existing locations and facilities?
We are realigning facilities after a merger or acquisition; which locations should we keep?
We have worked on site selection issues for: headquarters, customer service and shared services centers, research and development facilities, manufacturing plants, distribution centers and other facilities.
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