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H&A Media Contribution: Site Selection for the Dynamic Plastics Industry

  H&A’s David Hickey, Managing Director, was recently a featured contributor for Trade and Industry Development’s January 2019 issue with an article titled, “Site Selection for the Vital Plastics Industry.” In the extensive piece, Hickey covers a list of key location factors which must be considered when searching for the optimal site for a plastics manufacturing facility. As discussed in the article, the following are among the most critical factors: Availability of Talent; Access to feedstock; Site readiness; Energy costs; Reliable infrastructure; Effective transportation; Customer proximity, Economic development incentives; and, Environmental regulations As the global leader in site selection, credits and...
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H&A’s Jason Hickey leads corporate real estate discussion on global uncertainty, trade issues

Jason Hickey, President & CEO of Hickey & Associates, led a riveting discussion on the challenging global environment for corporate real estate stakeholders at the recent Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC) Fall 2018 Professional Forum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hickey tackled the many issues real estate leaders are dealing with a day-to-day basis, including global trade, geopolitical challenges, dynamic workforces, and major economic shifts, among many other key hot-button items leading an uncertain world.  Session participants not only discussed the issues at hand, but also how best to address the present challenges with proven site selection strategies, including forecasting, benchmarking, and...
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H&A’s growing global leadership team, adds in Boston and London

As the global leader in site selection, workforce analytics & incentives, H&A’s clients are supported by the most experienced, proven team in the business. H&A is excited to announce the two newest members to H&A’s experienced leadership team. Beth Choulas Principal, Labor and Location Analytics As one of the most renowned corporate real estate leaders, H&A is excited to provide our clients with Beth’s unmatched experience. Before joining the H&A team, Beth been a leader in corporate real estate for MCI, Capital One Bank, Bank of America, and most recently, Fidelity. Beth is also often called upon to educate her...
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H&A releases US Legislative and Incentive Update Report – Summer 2018

H&A – US Legislative and Incentive Update Summer 2018 Hickey & Associates (H&A), a global leader in location strategy, economic development incentive advisory, and workforce analytics, has released a new report on public incentives and economic development policies in the United States. The report, H&A US Legislative and Incentive Update Summer 2018, is a comprehensive review of new legislation, proposed policies, and regulatory changes dealing with economic development around the United States. With political officials and economic development leaders actively competing for business, H&A’s report covers the on-goings in state capitals around America, which are critical for corporate leaders to understand...
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H&A’s Jason Hickey leads Incentives Discussion at SelectUSA Investment Summit 2018

  Jason Hickey, President and CEO, lead a breakout session during the SelectUSA Investment Academy program on Wednesday, June 20th. #SelectUSASummit connects international business investors with growth opportunities across America. Participants of past summits have announced over $71 billion in new investments. This year’s theme, “Invest Here. Grow Here. Succeed Here”, focused on the crucial connections between U.S. economic developers and international business investors. The summit highlighted investment attraction strategies that will lead to more jobs for U.S. workers and better returns on investment for companies. Hickey’s session, “Understanding the Diverse Landscape of Incentives”, illustrated the dynamic space of incentives...
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