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.
HelloFresh
HelloFresh

HelloFresh, an international meal kit company with offices in New York City and Germany, chose to relocate and expand its operations to Newark, NJ.  After a nationwide search, the firm decided to lease a 217,000 square foot distribution space and an additional 20,000 square feet of office space in downtown Newark.  The NJ Economic Development Authority estimates the project will yield a net benefit to the state of $4.1 million over 20 years.

Results: 

  • Retention of 89 jobs and creation of 321 jobs in the distribution center; 122 new jobs and 33 retained at the customer care facility (call center)
  • Space occupied:  225,000 of distribution space; 20,000 square feet in its customer care center in Newark, NJ
  • Economic impact:  $4.1 million over 20 years
  • Incentives negotiated:  $25.1 million in a Grow NJ award, sales tax exemption and a utility rate economic development incentive

 

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