BLS & Co. Client Case Studies

BLS & Co. compared the labor markets in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia to aid Avon in the selection of a domestic warehouse site.
BLS & Co. served as the site selection and incentives consultant for the company's new $21 million shared services center in Tampa, Florida.
BLS & Co. served as site selection and incentives consultant during a search for the location of a new $750 million, large-scale multi-product bulk biologics facility.
BLS & Co. successfully planned and executed a three-state competitive process to help fund the location of a new 420,000 square foot back office operation in New Jersey.
BLS & Co. advised Colgate Palmolive during site selection and incentives negotiations on behalf of a new manufacturing plant in Greenwood, SC.
BLS & Co. advised D&H Warehouse during implementation of a new warehouse and distribution strategy that consolidated their southeastern operations into a new facility in Coweta County, Georgia.
In 2002 the ''Fed White Paper'' challenged the financial industry to make the investments required to assure continuity and liquidity in capital markets.
BLS & Co. represented Fanatics in siting its second fulfillment and light manufacturing center in Frazeysburg, Ohio.
BLS & Co. worked with Forbes Media, LLC to analyze relocation options for its Global Headquarters.
BLS & Co. advised Gartner on a headquarters location and incentives strategy, enabling the renewal of its lease in Stamford, Connecticut.
BLS & Co. helped HelloFresh, an international meal kit company, choose to relocate and expand its operations to Newark, NJ.
BLS & Co. was engaged by Mead Johnson Nutritionals to advise the company on the choice of destination for its new executive offices.
BLS & Co. served as site selection and incentives consultant for Omnicom Group Inc. as part of a competitive location decision-making process for targeted positions to be relocated out of New York City.
BLS & Co. conducted a nationwide search for a new state-of -the-art prescription drug fulfillment center on behalf of Prescription Solutions.
BLS & Co. managed a multi-state, sequential site search for QVC.
BLS & Co. advised The Clearing House Payments Company on their site selection process, resulting in over $900,000 in incentives, plus utility discounts.
BLS & Co. has advised the extended family of Verizon Communications and Verizon Wireless on multiple projects nationwide since 2000.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Bristol-Myers Squibb

BLS & Co. served as site selection and incentives consultant for Bristol-Myers Squibb's new North American Capability Center (NACC) in Tampa, FL.

BMS’ goal for the NACC was to house key enterprise services—technology, finance, and accounting—together with research and analytics, and to do so in a cost-effective market. The NACC project required BLS & Co. to identify and prove out low-cost, yet high-quality, markets with diverse pools of talent.

BLS & Co. managed a team of brokers, designers, and the company’s own human resource, technology, and function heads during an engagement that resulted in the successful site selection, incentives negotiation, staffing, and opening of the NACC—all within a nine-month window.

Results: 

  • $21.2 million capital investment
  • 70,000 square feet of space
  • 579 new jobs
  • $10 million in incentives

 

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