Economic Development Services
General Services
  • Custom-tailored information packages to assist in decision making
  • Financial deal structuring & access to capital
  • Site visit coordination and introduction to key economic development partners
Labor and Training
  • Labor availability information
  • Wage, salary and benefit data
  • Pre-employment & on-the-job training information
  • Labor draw and commuting pattern information
  • Local employer interviews
Utility Services
  • Utility cost and availability
  • Utility reliability and capacity
Community Services
  • Economic overview
  • Cost of living/housing comparisons
  • Demographic data
Transportation Services
  • Common and contract carrier contacts
  • Customs and foreign trade zone information/contacts
  • Airfreight service analysis and comparisons
  • Airline passenger service analysis & comparisons
  • Access to SEIDA regional real estate data base
  • Space requirements matched to building and site inventory
  • Industrial and commercial property tours
Site Location Planning
  • Zoning information
  • Preliminary site and facility layout data
Construction
  • Contractor contacts
  • Design-build information
  • National cost comparisons

Southeast Industrial Development Association performs some of these research and analysis functions in-house and serves as an information clearinghouse and/or facilitator on all other listed services.