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Confidential Services

We have provided free and confidential assistance to companies considering the region as a location for more than 20 years. Our assistance includes customized information and demographic data upon request. 

ETEDA staff are available to assist you during your site selection process. 

ETEDA performs some research and analysis functions in-house and serves as an information clearinghouse and/or facilitator on all other listed services.


General Services

  • Custom-tailored information packages to assist in decision making

Labor and Training
  • Labor availability information
  • Wage, salary and benefit data
  • Pre-employment and 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


Real Estate Assistance

  • Access to ETEDA regional real estate data base
  • Space requirements matched to building and site inventory
  • Industrial and commercial property tours

Site Location Planning
  • Preliminary site and facility layout data
  • Zoning information

  • Contractor contacts
  • Design-build information
  • National cost comparisons