– Client required a new distribution center to support their current supply chain’s growth expectations. Key priorities included a good workforce, business friendly community and ability to expand beyond the initial 750,000 SF requirement. Conducted five (5) state sited selection process, site due diligence, workforce evaluation and interviews, incentives negotiations, site acquisition and project design and implementation. Acquired 311 acres with the donation of a portion of the land, local funding of infrastructure to make the site shovel-ready and a workforce grant to aid with hiring and training. Secured project sales tax exemption, empire zone benefits including wage tax credit, sales tax exemptions, income tax credit and real estate tax refunds for a total incentives package of greater than $35 million. Completed project on time and within budget delivering a state-of-the art warehouse to CVS supported by more than 700 jobs for the community.