Overview

Our Services

Development Advisors has the expertise and objectivity you need to select your next location and to maximize incentives through negotiation. We evaluate a variety of factors that will help determine the best way to package and present your next expansion, relocation, merger, or realignment.

 

Our priority is to find the best location for a project and then maximize the incentives in support of it. DAI will 

  • Provide advisory services throughout every phase of your project.
  • Improve the quality and timeliness of your site selection decision.
  • Support your strategic decision-making process in strict confidence, protecting your anonymity and improving your position in the negotiations.

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 » Incentive Analysis & Negotiations

Expert representation during complex incentive negotiations maximizes value and allows you to focus on your core business. DAI will

  • Package and present properly the project to government officials.
  • Identify and evaluate all incentive programs.
  • Outline correctly the true value of an incentive package.
  • Illustrate clearly the differences between incentive programs.
  • Identify project costs that can be directly offset by incentives.
  • Secure government approvals and negotiate terms of incentive contracts.

» Location Analysis & Selection

Comprehensive location analysis identifies and evaluates the most important factors for your company’s location decision. DAI will

  • Offer comparative analysis of key business factors and costs among potential locations.
  • Identify market-entry and long-term operational costs.
  • Detail the costs related to infrastructure, utilities, transportation, and taxes.
  • Assess quality, cost, and availability of the workforce.

» Real Estate Advisory 

Professional representation in commercial office and industrial real estate transactions ensures that all viable sites are identified and evaluated, on time and within budget. DAI will

  • Provide site and building identification.
  • Negotiate terms of lease, purchase, and/or option.
  • Coordinate due diligence and collection of building/site history.
  • Identify all related costs and expenses.

RightMovesTM

Our Four-Step Process Is The Framework For Your Confidential Location Solution

1

Establish Project Scope

2

Site Selection & Incentive Analysis

3

Maximize Incentives Through Negotiation

4

Announcement

Our Approach

CEOs and CFOs recognize they are not experts in location analysis and that their companies do not maximize incentives associated with new or routine capital investments. Our highly skilled team of former public officials and senior business executives has worked with clients throughout the United States on engagements ranging from $2 million to $1 billion in capital investment. Our diverse industry sector knowledge, subject matter expertise, and market understanding––combined with our background in the public sector––consistently add value to your capital investment decisions.

Testimonials

“I am sure you know this, but your clients think you guys walk on water. We’re looking forward to working with you.”

Alan Asbury/ Controller Mountaire Farms