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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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.

Upcoming Webinar

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

10:30 am

Virtual Lead Generation: Investment Changes and Trends in Response to COVID-19

This webinar will look at the initial responses and trends the Research Consultants International FDI research teams have identified.
Upcoming Webinar

Thursday, April 9, 2020

4:00 am

Explorez Bordeaux - leur nouveau site web SIG pour attirer l'investissement et promouvoir leur territoire

Découvrez le nouveau site web de Magnetic Bordeaux: un SIG [système d'information géographique] pour attirer l'investissement sur leur territoire.
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Coronavirus 10 Impacts

COVID-19 Updates

Coronavirus: 10 Impacts on the Economic Development Profession & Solutions to Mitigate the Challenges
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Working from home

Working from home?

Strategies, tips & practical advice for economic developers
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How to Use Our Drag and Drop Proposal Generator to Virtually Respond to RFIs

This webinar will review how our online proposal generator can help you collaborate virtually to get proposals and RFI responses submitted.
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GIS Planning Product Updates - February 2020

GIS Planning clients are invited to review new features, product innovations and updates, and to offer feedback or ask questions.
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Learn directly from industry experts, economic developers, site selectors, brokers, and more.
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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

We use the data ourselves for marketing and promotion, to develop strategies, and provide our elected officials the information they need to make informed decisions. The site locator tool allows realtors and prospective investors to create a customized list of properties. I personally use the site locator tool to identify clusters and identify key sectors.

Karla Gould

Economic Development Specialist – Industrial

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Case studies offer insight into our clients’ marketing and successes.

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