Location Strategies for Corporate Decision Makers
Whenever your company or any of its business units is considering relocation or expansion of a new or existing facility Oxford Economics can confidentially and methodically help you identify, evaluate, and financially model potential performance in competing communities (or countries). Please note that MetroCompare LLC is now a part of Oxford Economics, one of the world’s foremost independent economic advisory firms. Oxford Economics’ strengths include:
- Forward Looking Analysis: Understanding current labor markets and business conditions in a given location is important; understanding how these conditions are likely to change in the future is critical. Oxford Economics brings unique insight to corporate site selection- one that provides decision-makers with a forward looking lens.
- Innovative Research: Oxford Economics brings rigorous, yet innovative approaches to dissecting and understanding labor, real estate, and market or industry data. Our corporate site selection team is supported by over 200 professional economists including industry and country experts located at offices throughout the world. This unparalleled perspective allows us to provide unique insight on trends and costs within a community and how these compare with those in competing locations.
- Completely Independent Analysis: Unlike many of our competitors, Oxford Economics’ site selection team provides its analysis free from conflict-of-interests. Our compensation is never tied to a transaction or contingency fee. This also allows us to work seamlessly with the real estate transaction team of the client’s choosing.
For more information, contact Dan Levine at DanLevine@OxfordEconomics.com or (646) 503-3067.
Dan Levine leads the location strategies practice at Oxford Economics. Recent projects include a data center locational study (Callison); evaluation of Brazilian cities for potential airport hub expansion (TAM airlines); technology competiveness and recruitment strategy (Puerto Rico); and economic development strategic review (Bahamas). Dan previously led the Location and Incentives Consulting Practice at ADP, Inc. and also owned and operated a boutique corporate relocation consulting company, MetroCompare LLC. In these capacities he advised companies on where to locate new facilities (e.g., call centers, industrial plants, and shared-service centers) and negotiated incentive packages on behalf of these companies in excess of $300 million. Clients included Citigroup; Dyson, Burlington Coat Factory and many other leading and mid-sized companies. Dan was recently voted one of the top 50 site selectors in North America. He previously served as Assistant State Treasurer of New Jersey where he led many of that state’s economic development efforts including the creation of a first in the nation incentive program targeting retention, privatization of the state aquarium, and a waterfront master development agreement in Camden, NJ. Dan also previously chaired New Jersey’s Commerce and Economic Growth Commission.