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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 with your commercial property database for businesses making location decisions. Always innovating, ZoomProspector offers the newest product on the market.

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Create as many themed virtual tours as you like, to focus attention on your community's most important features.

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Your local businesses are the lifeblood of your area economy. Help them now while they need it most with this interactive map of open businesses.

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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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Is there any specific area your organization needs help with. Use our smart filter that will present you with the best solution based on your purpose and needs.


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10 Key Trends for Economic Development Websites 2023

What are the top ED website trends heading in 2023? Will your organization be sufficiently innovative to take on the challenges of the year ahead...
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COVID-19 Updates

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

Strategies, tips & practical advice for economic developers
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Drive quality traffic to your website with the new ZoomTour

Put your story on the map with the newly redesigned ZoomTour, the easy-to-use virtual tour software that drives quality traffic to your website.
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5 Social media strategies for economic development marketing

Are you using social media channels effectively to promote your economic development organization?
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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 innovative technology: the first to feature infographics, the only ones to offer patented community search, integrated proposal generator and fully featured mobile responsive tools.

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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 AND fully featured, 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

Düsseldorf is one of the most successful German cities when it comes to attracting FDI. Our team at the Office of Economic Development regularly presents investment opportunities in core source markets and supports companies from all over the world in successfully setting up their businesses in Düsseldorf. GIS Planning is an exciting and helpful new tool for us. With GIS Planning we can even more effectively provide our core target group of business development managers and location scouts with correct and up-to-date information on specific strengths, focuses and developments of our local economy. And what is even more important: Potential investors can access this relevant information anytime and anywhere!

Theresa Winkels

Head of the office of Economic Development

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