Searching for a new site?

Our comprehensive services are complimentary and our approach to site selection is simple. Our experienced team will assess your geographic needs, reduce your risks, save you time and help you identify the best location based upon the lowest costs to your business. And being a corporation ourselves, we understand the need to maintain the strictest of confidentiality.

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Learn more about our unrivaled approach to one-stop site selection consultation.

AEP’s 7-Step Site Selection Process 

Once you have identified a need for a new location for your business, we’ll work through our proven 7-step process with you:

Step 1: Determine location parameters

  • Gather and define objectives and business requirements
  • Determine and rank wants vs. needs

Step 2: Identify & evaluate location requirements

  • Data collection and site options
  • Evaluate geography based on your needs

Step 3: Present alternative locations

  • Comprehensive research support
  • Analyze and present “long list” of viable options

Step 4: Conduct an in-depth evaluation of the locations based on key factors

  • Available incentives
  • Workforce supply and costs
  • Utility availability and prices
  • Cost of land

Step 5: Schedule site & community visits for your “short list” properties

  • Coordinate community and site tours
  • Facilitate introductions and interactions with state, regional and local development partners, local officials, other utilities, and workforce development agencies

Step 6: Support project to completion

  • Facilitate all aspects of final location validation
  • Support critical incentive negotiations
  • Ensure electrical needs are met

Step 7: Provide aftercare services & resources

  • Account management services
  • Energy efficiency programs
  • Other resources to help your business stay competitive

We can be your first and one-stop site selection resource.   Contact Us to Get Started