Site Selection Assistance

Our team of professionals works closely with our partners throughout the entire region to ensure that your needs, confidentiality and timelines are met in an efficient and effective manner. While our quality is consistent, our approach to each project is unique. We maintain and update regional data and information to help our clients make informed investment decisions. Team NEO employs a full-service econometric research staff that provides relevant and insightful information throughout the site selection process. With GIS mapping, REMI, Lexis/Nexis and other key data sources, Team NEO provides complete data, as well as timely and quality turnaround on all Request-for-Information needs.

Who to Contact

Mary Cierebiej
Director, Business Attraction

Team NEO Provides:

  • CONFIDENTIALITY: Team NEO takes a private sector approach to the location selection process. We respect and understand your need for confidentiality.
  • BUSINESS CASE: Team NEO helps you answer the critical questions associated with why you should establish an operation in our region. Location decisions should be based on the potential to drive revenue, lower costs and risks and improve shareholder return. To this end, we employ a full-service econometric research staff that provides business insights and comparisons to facilitate the selection process. We also employ and partner with industry and business location experts to ensure ease of doing business in the entire Cleveland Plus region.
  • COLLABORATION: We bring together the combined strengths of the region's economic development organizations and major city chambers to provide you with the best options that meet your needs.
  • CONNECTIONS: Northeast Ohio provides unparalleled access to top business and civic leaders for companies seeking partnerships. Team NEO has the connections to bring the appropriate state, local and private sector resources into the relocation process. We help expedite the process by making necessary local connections for the clients we serve.

Specific Services and Information

Market entry

  • Identify customer and supply networks
  • Public/private partnership development
  • Connections to public relations and media relations services
  • Relocation assistance

Site Search

  • Land and building options
  • GIS mapping
  • Site history
  • Zoning and land use
  • Permits
  • Environmental remediation assistance
  • Soil testing
  • Utilities
  • Transportation and logistics

Taxes, Incentives & Financing

  • Tax comparison analysis
  • Local tax structures
  • State and local incentives/grants
  • Financing alternatives

Talent and Demographics

  • Market and demographic analysis
  • Talent availability
  • Future labor pipeline analysis
  • Wage/compensation analysis
  • Workforce panel development
  • Education assessment and programming
  • Workforce trends
  • Recruiting support