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Note: This blog is the second of a two-part series about the site selection industry. If you missed the first part, you can read it here. In the early 1990s, Fantus was acquired by Deloitte (now Deloitte’s Global Location Strategy group). By this time, site...read more
Midwest Talent Strategy Inventory catalogs creative initiatives Midwestern communities are getting creative as they confront the challenge of talent recruitment and retention in a shrinking market. From sophisticated marketing campaigns to growing their own talent in...read more
The very first firm formally doing site selection, Fantus Factory Locating Service, was founded in Chicago in 1919, making this year the 100th anniversary of its founding. Coincidentally, during the 2019 Site Selectors Guild annual conference in Salt Lake City this...read more
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