The science of location

Monday, September 12, 2016

Once upon a time, site selection was largely a matter of gut instinct. Customers? Supplies? Transit? You asked around, did what research you could, and then acted on your best guess.

Inexpensive and powerful computing has changed all that. Today, site selectors mine an incredible universe of datapoints and drill down to minute questions of labor supply, potential customers, utility strength, and other key measures, depending on the business.

Here in southeastern Los Angeles County, we have a wide variety of sites and buildings in a very dense and complex economic region. At the Council of Governments for the area, we’ve tamed the data with advanced GIS technology that helps you map exactly what resources you need for your relocation. Click here to learn more about it:

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