COVID-19 Information & Resources

The unfolding coronavirus pandemic has changed things dramatically for economic developers, investment promoters, businesses and site selectors across the globe. GIS Planning has developed some data tools to help meet and mitigate these new challenges.

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Explore our solutions for your community during COVID-19

GIS Planning offers economic development organizations a new range of GIS data tools, maps, data layers and resources. All of these are free for clients, and the new COVID-19 map is available free to all US regions and communities. New clients can contact us to learn more about ZoomBusiness and our suite of products.


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COVID-19 Map

This free, interactive mapping tool tracks COVID-19 data, new unemployment figures and Chmura's JobsEQ Job Vulnerability Index for all US communities. Embed on any website page.

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Custom Local Data Layers

ZoomProspector clients can add custom data to the map layers on their interactive tools. Simply send us a spreadsheet or let us connect to your internal GIS.

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COVID-19 US Data Center

Analyze, track, export and share COVID-19 data charts on cases and deaths for the United States by state and county from this live link or directly from the client Admin.

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Engage website visitors with our award-winning suite of products

Mobile-friendly, interactive data tools for site selectors and businesses doing research and analysis.

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Map GIS data alongside a commercial property database for businesses making location decisions.

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Intelligence Components

Embed our standalone interactive data tools on your web pages for visitors to research and analyze.

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Data MicroSites

Feature your data tools on beautiful turnkey microsite templates. Have your website up and running in days.

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5 Strategies to Drive Traffic to Your Economic Development Website

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COVID-19 Updates

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Working from home?

Strategies, tips & practical advice for economic developers
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ZoomBusiness: How to support your local businesses in COVID-19 recovery

Are you doing enough to support local businesses struggling to stay afloat during the restrictions and closures for COVID-19?
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EDO Roundtable Part IV: How Different Regions are Planning for COVID-19 Economic Recovery

As economic development professionals everywhere grapple with the unprecedented challenge of keeping their regional economies afloat...
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Why choose GIS Planning?

Twenty-two years of proven data innovation for economic development.

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More than 20 years of experience

GIS Planning invented online data tools for corporate site selection in 1998, setting industry standards. Our company was built by economic developers, so we understand your needs.

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Dynamic data makes analysis easy

All our reports are dynamic and interactive, so users can analyze data directly in the tool. Sort criteria within reports, create custom clusters, modify radius and drive time or use pinpoint and free draw tools.

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Gold standard customer service

Clients have always appreciated our friendly, efficient service for implementation, technical & client support, marketing, training, and resources to promote your online tools for ongoing success.

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We are what’s new. Discover for yourself

We consistently set the industry bar for innovation: the first to offer mobile-friendly data tools and infographics, the only ones to offer patented community search. We define best practices.

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Multiple levels of analytics

Three tiers of analytics empower you to better understand your website visitors' behavior, economic development search data, see which companies are on your website, what criteria they search for, what they view.

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Mobile friendly data tools

Our entire suite of products are mobile friendly, so you can count on your website visitors’ satisfaction, whatever device they choose. Clients also appreciate the mobile-friendly admin system.

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In-house design and programming

GIS Planning is vertically integrated, which means clients can count on our professional team of in-house designers and programmers for a seamless end-user experience.

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Part of the Financial Times

GIS Planning is part of the FT Specialist Group, owned by the Financial Times. As the largest economic development services organization in the world, our expertise and resources ensure top-tier quality products.

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Our clients' successes speak for themselves

Hear directly from our clients about their experiences using GIS Planning's online data tools

Stimulating our state economy means getting key information out to corporate decision-makers. With this in mind, the Georgia EMC Community and Economic Development website provides corporate real estate executives and site selection consultants with the critical data they need for business relocation and expansion. Users can easily get in touch to learn more about why choosing Georgia is good for business. We have truly valued our relationship with GIS Planning over the years. Their professional support staff are always there to assist us with our needs on a local, US and global scale.

Ricky McGee

Manager Technical Services, Georgia EMC

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