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Our Location Incentives Services

At CBRE, our Location Incentives team assists clients in reducing costs associated with company expansions, consolidations or relocations by securing federal, state, local and other economic development incentives. Our industry-leading proprietary technology ensures a comprehensive approach towards site selection that mitigates risk and our collective experience in securing credits and incentives is unmatched in the industry. Our clients represent all industry sectors, ranging in size from Fortune 10 corporations to private owners, occupiers and developers.

Key Stats

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Primary Focus Areas

Location Strategy

Location Strategy

We deploy our proprietary tools to define the optimum location strategy and provide quantitative and qualitative metrics to help validate the business case for our clients.
Incentives Negotiation

Incentives Negotiation

Our site selection services include securing real estate solutions and economic development incentives with the relevant federal, state and local authorities.
Incentives Monitoring

Incentives Monitoring

We deploy tools to monitor and track economic incentive milestones, including the development of a customized incentive playbook based on specific program requirements, monitoring the progress towards performance milestones, and assisting in the preparation of the relevant reports required for each of the incentives secured.
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Research & Insights

Industry-leading perspectives on trends impacting economic incentives and location strategy

Using Economic Incentives to Attract Migrating Talent

As companies embrace hybrid and remote work models, discover how state and local governments are incentivizing the migration of companies and workers.

Eleven Markets Prepared to Meet the Demands of the Next Decade

The COVID pandemic has amplified the need for companies to evaluate existing and new markets from fresh perspectives beyond the usual set of location drivers such as transportation costs, labor availability and cost, and taxes.

Planning in a Time of Change

Change is sweeping the economy. Now is the time to take a second look at incentives assumptions, decisions and obligations to navigate through uncertainty. CBRE's Location Incentives group evaluates what market change means for economic incentives and is on hand to identify the upside and manage the risk.

Automation Location Strategy

As technological advances fundamentally alter long-standing manufacturing processes and practices, they’re also upending the way these companies consider locations for their facilities. Site selectors, and their manufacturing clients, are being pushed to consider new methods to asses a community’s potential viability for Advanced Manufacturing operations.

Intelligent Site Selection

Seamless integration of multiple advisory service lines to help our clients make the optimal business decision


Powering the Real Estate that Powers Business
Powering the Real Estate that Powers Business

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