BLS & Co. Client Case Studies

Subaru of America, Inc. hired BLS & Co. to evaluate locations for a new ground-up headquarters and service engineering center.
BLS & Co. worked with Forbes Media, LLC to analyze relocation options for its Global Headquarters.
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. negotiated an incentives package for AeroFarms, for its new headquarters and R&D operation on a three-acre site in Newark, NJ.
BLS & Co. negotiated incentives in support of this elite research early development organization.
BLS & Co. developed an incentives strategy to finance new headquarters for Panasonic.
BLS & Co. negotiated an incentives package for JPMorganChase's technology and operations hub for consolidation and expansion.
BLS & Co. and its energy services affiliate, Sugarloaf Associates, rolled out nine "Data Center Qualified Sites" for American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), one of the nation's largest utilities.
BLS & Co. conducted a thorough review of Florida Power & Light's 35-county territory to pre-qualify sites well-suited for data centers and mission critical facilities.
BLS & Co. managed the development and implementation of an incentive strategy for two mirror 300,000 sf data center facilities, one in Ohio and one in Texas.
BLS & Co. negotiated an incentives package to support realignment and growth in Prudential's new headquarters.
BLS & Co. has advised the extended family of Verizon Communications and Verizon Wireless on multiple projects nationwide since 2000.
BLS & Co. developed an incentives strategy for two of Wakefern's distribution facilities.
BLS & Co. managed incentives process for relocation of practice facility and corporate offices of the Philadelphia 76ers to Camden, NJ.
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. served as financial advisor for Honeywell International in support of its plans to remediate and redevelop 100 acres of contaminated land.
BLS & Co. crafted land use and community engagement strategies to assist Hercules with the disposition of 2,100 acres of brownfields in New Jersey.
BLS & Co. conducted a comprehensive evaluation of location options in multiple markets to accommodate Gartner's growing space requirements.
BLS & Co. negotiated an incentives package for Burlington's new headquarters facility.
BLS & Co. implemented an incentives package that involved the retention of approximately 625 existing employees and capital investment in excess of $12.6 million.
BLS & Co. advised GOYA on incentives for their new headquarters and distribution operations.
BLS & Co. advised ImClone on their incentives strategy on their expansion, valued at $32 million.
BLS & Co. advised T.Rowe on relocation options and incentives negotiations, package valued at $25 million.
BLS & Co. advised and represented UBS in the development and implementation of an incentive strategy for a planned new tower in Jersey City, New Jersey.
BLS & Co. developed and executed an incentives strategy to consolidate Royal Bank of Scotland's North American corporate bank.
BLS & Co. advised and assisted Pearson, plc. in the development and implementation of various incentives strategies.
BLS & Co. has worked with New York Life to implement multiple projects, including the relocation of the company's Manhattan headquarters.
JP Morgan Chase
JP Morgan Chase

In 2014, BLS & Co. negotiated an incentives package for JPMorgan Chase & Co. to consolidate and expand operations in Jersey City, New Jersey, rather than relocating outside the state.  The financial services firm acquired an 800,000-square-foot building and leased an additional 200,000 square feet, retaining 2,600 jobs and creating 1,000 additional jobs with median salaries of $120,000.
Results:

  • 1,000,000 million square feet of space occupied
  • $76 million capital investment
  • Retention of 2,600 jobs; creation of 1,000 jobs
  • $224 million incentives package awarded over ten years
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