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The Professional Site Selection Tool
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We specialize in well-qualified introductions to service providers as an
contact us about your interests or refer to the
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If we have a
working relationship with a company, such as to support our independent
market research work
and maintain timely knowledge of their capabilities, we
openly disclose that relationship in their Service Profile or Area Profile.
links can be found at the bottom of many pages to make it easy
to navigate quickly to whatever list of professional services you need.
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Major Real Estate Listings
services for areas
that our relationship development work among corporate executives is
independent of any relationships we maintain among professional service
providers or area representatives.
Download a 2 page article summarizing what we do, or a
one page summary which introduces our work. If you know other
executives who might value our service, these links may also be helpful to
explain our work to them.
If service providers support our work financially,
such as to share
better knowledge about their capabilities and enable us to serve more
executives, such relationships are openly disclosed in our Profiles of their
They agree, as a condition of working together, that our
referrals are driven by the needs and preferences of executives, and not by
their financial support of our services. Their investment in our work
enables us to support more companies, and therefore reach more executives
who may be interested in their services.
|We expect the
lists of service providers to grow, and expect more leaders in the various
specialties to become active participants in our services, thereby helping
to fund our work through various types of fees for the value we deliver for
For example, if we help them to meet
a good client and do business together, that referral should be good for
both themselves and the executive involved. Both sides should benefit.
We may not always be compensated for making such
referrals, since our recommendations are not driven by potential fee
considerations, but obviously we can grow this business faster and provide
more and better services to executives if we are rewarded for such work by
those who benefit directly from such referrals.
|If you are
looking for a service provider such as those we have listed, please allow us
to assist you with the introductions, as this encourages them to support our
work by showing the value of this independent "distribution channel" for
If you prefer to contact them directly as indicated
through the website links or Profiles we have provided, please let them know
how you found them. This will help us to grow this business and
provide better services to executives.
We also welcome your feedback about your experience with
any such service providers, or our descriptions and lists of them, including
in particular any suggestions of service providers which you have found to
be helpful and are not yet listed.
|If you find
our services to be helpful, please let these service providers know, and
encourage them to more actively support our work. If they don't know
how you found them, they won't recognize the value of our work, whether they
pay us anything for it or not.
participants who are supporting our services are among the
location consultants. Whether
you use one which funds our services, or choose to contact another one,
their work offers very high value relative to the cost involved, as many
clients have discovered. This is a very specialized multi-disciplinary
consulting niche, and we know the leaders in this niche. They can cut
many months off your project timelines, and save you far more than their
There are many people who claim they can do "site
selection" work, especially including tax advisors or real estate
professionals or architects and engineers who may bring only one of many
perspectives to the planning process for a project. Choose carefully.
We can help.