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Manufacturing  Facility

The Challenge
  • German precision injection molder for the automotive and consumer products industry needed to establish a 175,000 square foot state-of-the-art manufacturing operation to better serve its primary customer. 
  • Needed a site selection consultant to conduct a national search for the optimal location and to secure real estate, negotiate economic incentives and manage the construction of the facility.

The Solution

  • Conducted a nationwide site selection search to identify the location with the optimal balance of qualified labor, low operating costs, logistics efficiencies, and favorable operating environment.
  • Identified twelve (12) candidate markets that SSG included in the comprehensive site selection study.

The Result

  • Shortlisted sites in Greensboro, NC and Atlanta, GA as the semifinalist locations.
  • Secured a 12-acre site and negotiated a lease with the developer of 175,000 square feet including free rent, tenant improvement and other concessions.
  • Negotiated a $6.0+ million economic incentive package including a state cash grant, property tax abatement, and job tax credits.
  • Managed the on-going compliance of the economic incentives.
  • Managed the construction of the ground-up construction.
  • Received award for “Deal of the Year” by the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

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