Industrial
Site Selection

Determining where to locate your next manufacturing plant, distribution center or e-commerce facility requires a complex, multi-faceted analysis.

Colliers Site Selection Services tackles this challenge by leveraging proprietary technology and decades of experience to quantify costs, and identify opportunities and risks others can’t see.

HERE’S HOW WE APPROACH INDUSTRIAL PROJECTS

step 1

Supply Chain Optimization

Optimizes your logistics network to reduce transportation spending, improve service levels, and define facility size, automation and staffing levels in the planned operation.

ALDI CALIFORNIA DISTRIBUTION CENTER
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ALDI CALIFORNIA DISTRIBUTION CENTER

Deal strategy and incentives create millions.

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WOLVERINE SAVES MILLIONS IN CALIFORNIA
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WOLVERINE SAVES MILLIONS IN CALIFORNIA

Consolidating 3 facilities to 1 new distribution center.

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step 2

Operating Cost and
Risk Analysis

Colliers’ Indsite® technology identifies the best locations by evaluating thousands of options simultaneously to compare construction and operating costs, labor availability and quality, operational risks, the labor union environment and access to critical infrastructure.

AUTOZONE REAPS MILLIONS IN PENNSYLVANIA
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AUTOZONE REAPS MILLIONS IN PENNSYLVANIA

New AutoZone distribution center to serve Northeast.

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EFACEC INVESTS $170 MILLION IN GEORGIA
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EFACEC INVESTS $170 MILLION IN GEORGIA

Indsite model narrows search for 700-worker plant.

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step 3

Labor Analytics

Indsite’s data engine includes scores of metrics to assess labor force depth and growth, worker skills, labor union risk, commuting patterns, wage rates, population demographics and other characteristics to assure high quality workforce supply for future growth.

MACY’S ARIZONA E-COMMERCE
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MACY'S ARIZONA E-COMMERCE

Fast-tracked schedule and 500 workers - no problem.

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MACY’S E-COMMERCE CENTER SAVES $50 MILLION
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MACY'S E-COMMERCE CENTER SAVES $50 MILLION

Nearly 100 acres needed for 1.3 million SF facility.

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step 4

Real Estate and Incentives

We are known for innovative negotiation strategies to reduce costs on every element of a major capital project including acquisition of real estate, build-to-suit, facility retrofit, infrastructure, permitting and impact fees, utility rates, taxes, recruiting and training. And, anything else to elevate a location from good to great.

THE HOME DEPOT DISTRIBUTION CENTER
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THE HOME DEPOT DISTRIBUTION CENTER

Deal structure saves company over $30 million.

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ARCELORMITTAL CHOOSES 200-ACRE SITE IN AL
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ARCELORMITTAL CHOOSES 200-ACRE SITE IN AL

Finding the site for $400 million steel mill.

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HD SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN MARYLAND
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HD SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN MARYLAND

Hagerstown location provides millions in savings.

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MACY’S TO RELOCATE IL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
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MACY'S TO RELOCATE IL DISTRIBUTION CENTER

New facility supports Chicago flagship store.

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step 5

Building Design
and Construction

On greenfield construction or retrofit of an existing building, our team plans and manages design and construction, and coordinates equipment installation, protecting the client’s interests from concept through occupancy.

AUTOZONE TEXAS DISTRIBUTION CENTER
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AUTOZONE TEXAS DISTRIBUTION CENTER

Incentives and expenses lower project cost by 23%.

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ALDI SAVES MILLIONS ON NEW TEXAS FACILITY
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ALDI SAVES MILLIONS ON NEW TEXAS FACILITY

New distribution center part of national roll out.

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We start with Indsite®

Indsite® is the most powerful analytical tool available for industrial site selection. It quantifies and compares geographically variable operating and development costs, labor availability and quality, labor union risk, access to infrastructure, and operational risk for an unlimited number of locations anywhere in the U.S.

To identify opportunities and risks others can’t see, we start with Indsite®.

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