Learn Why Next Move Group is the Preferred Site Selection / Incentives Negotiation Firm for Small to Mid-Sized Companies

Next Move Group Has Built Relationships with

Economic Developers Across the Country Which Can Be Utilized to Lower the Overhead Costs

of our Small to Mid-Sized Corporate Clients by Maximizing Financial Incentives in Any USA Location

Servicing Small to Mid-Sized Companies

Next Move Group is Respected at the Highest Levels of Both Government and the Private Sector

Next Move Group's consultants are respected at high levels of government as is demonstrated in these few pictures.

Site Selection Testimonials

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Our Proprietary Process

Step 3 of 15 Steps:
Step 3 of 15
Musts and Wants Modeling

We work with the members of your team to build a tool which details your “Musts and Wants” in a location. The list is thorough and includes everything from the labor you must have to the incentives you want to receive.

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Step 8 of 15
Step 8 of 15
We Bring Communities to Propose To You In Our Office or Yours Rather Than You Having to Go to Them

Don’t kill yourself traveling to dozens of locations to see which ones might make the best fit, sit back and relax as we bring pro-business communities to you to propose on your project rather than you having to go to them.

 

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Step 10 of 15 Steps
Preview Candidates via our Video Interviews from your recliner.
Labor Analysis

We run a detailed labor analysis to show the current supply of labor in each finalist location, competitors for labor in each finalist location, and wage/benefits levels we predict you will have to pay to attract labor in each finalist location.

 

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Step 12 of 15 Steps
Cutting Costs
Operating Cost Pro Formas

We build detailed operating cost pro formas for each finalist location with NPV values projected out as far as you desire, so you can truly see where the best deal is located. This apples to apples comparison will help you choose the lowest operating cost option for you after accounting for all costs and incentives.

 

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Our Executive Team

John Sisson
John Sisson
John Sisson

Executive Managing Director
Greenville, South Carolina
864-313-6424
john@thenextmovegroup.com

Sampling of Companies with Which Sisson Has Compelted Projects

Role: The Manager

John has completed hundreds of successful site selection assignments with a total investment value exceeding $32 billion with incentives exceeding $2 billion for his clients. The variety of projects range from an investment of $10 billion for an oil refinery in China to the rental of ten square feet in office buildings for AT&T telephone equipment in 20 cities across the US.

John was employed for 20 years in Finance at Ford Motor Company and Mallinckrodt Chemical Company where he was controller of large manufacturing plants and the medical products group at Mallinckrodt. He began his site selection and real estate career in California in 1986 with Location Management Services, moving companies such as Sargent Controls, Wiser Lock, Sloan, and Heinz Per Products out of California to lower cost locations. John moved to Chicago in 1992 where he continued site selection with Polina Corporate Real Estate and was president of the Chicago Chapter of NACORE. He was responsible for siting assistance to AMMACO on several shared service projects across the US. In 1995, John joined the Fluor Global Location Strategies team in Greenville, SC, working on large and small investment projects in Europe, the US, and Africa. John and his partner eventually were selected by Fluor to operate an outsourced Global location Strategies as an alliance partner with Fluor. John joined Next Move Group in 2016.

ALEX METZGER
Alex Metzger
Alex Metzger

Co-Founder/President
Saint Louis, Missouri
(314) 421-9110
alex@thenextmovegroup.com

Role: Pitches First 8 Innings

As Co-Founder of Next Move Group, Metzger's role in our site selection projects is to coordinate up to 20 communities presenting their value proposition for your business to you via in-person meetings in our office or yours. Additionally, Metzger coordinates all aspects of site visits of finalist communities. Think of him as the pitcher who pitches innings 1-8 of a baseball game.

Metzger comes from a family of successful entrepreneurs having had multiple family members own restaurants, grocery stores, and food processing plants. In addition to simplifying the government/economic development jargon of how incentives work, Metzger also details risks he foresees in each locations for our clients throughout the process.

CHAD CHANCELLOR
Chad Chancellor
Chad Chancellor

Co-Founder/CEO
New Orleans, Louisiana
(504) 648-7716
chad@thenextmovegroup.com

Role: Pitches 9th Inning

As Co-Founder of Next Move Group, Chancellor's role in our site selection projects is that of the deal closer. Think of him as the closer that pitches the 9th inning of a baseball game.

Prior to Co-Founding Next Move Group, Chad served as an economic developer for communities in four states learning the incentives process from the government side of the table. He uses this experience to negotiate the final aspects of your deal with up to 5-finalist communities to ensure the incentives you are offered can truly be maximized in lowering your startup and ongoing overhead costs.

BRANDON NETTLES
Brandon Nettles
Brandon Nettles

Vice President
New Orleans, Louisiana
(504) 299-3464
brandon@thenextmovegroup.com

Role: The Data Analyzer

Nettles' role in our site selection projects is to build "Must/Wants" modeling for your project, build a customized RFP to send to various locations, build a scoring metrics based on your "Must/Wants," score locations based on your "Must/Wants," and build operating cost pro-formas on your final locations.

Nettles has a Masters Degree in Economic Development from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Bachelors Degree in Economics from the University of Southern Mississippi having graduated both academic programs with a 4.0 GPA.

BOB BATHGATE
Bob Bathgate
Bob Bathgate

Global VP
Toronto, Canada
(705) 740-9379
rbathgate@cogeco.net

Role: Canada and International

Bob Bathgate serves as Next Move Group's Global Vice President based in Ontario, Canada. Bathgate focuses on securing corporate clients in Canada as well as overseas. Bathgate brings more than 40 years of experience to Next Move Group including these prior roles: State of Ohio Canadian Director, State of Tennessee Canadian Director, City of Mississauga Manager of Business Development, State of New York Canadian Director, Government of Ontario Senior Business Coordinator. Additionally, Bathgate is a Past Chair of AmCham Canada (US/Canadian Chamber of Commerce) and a past board of trade member in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

 

Recent Next Move Group Site Selection Client Announcements


Next Move Group negotiates infrastructure improvements for Fibrebond's 700 jobs in Louisiana. Click here to read the news release.


Image Industries to place 50 job manufacturing facility in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Click here to read the news release.


Sterling Packaging to place 55 job manufacturing facility in Monroeville, Alabama. Click here to read the news release.


Polymer Logistics to place 110 job distribution facility in Dublin, Georgia. Click here to read the news release.


Polymer Logistics to place 40 job distribution facility in Portage, Indiana. Click here to read the news release.


Hydro-Gear to expand Princeton, Kentucky, facility and add 40 jobs. Click here to read the news release.

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Types of Incentives

We Have Negotiated

  • Free or Discounted Real Estate & Free or Discounted Rent for Multiple Years
  • Cash Grants for Equipment
  • Equipment Financed at Better Terms Than a Bank
  • Payroll Grants
  • Cash to Train Employees
  • State Corporate Tax Credits
  • Real Property Tax Abatements
  • Sales/Use Tax Rebates
  • Tax Increment Financing (Cash Infusion into Project Upfront in Exchange for the Increase in Property Taxes Your Project Will Cause)
  • Personal Property Tax Abatements
  • Temporary Office Space
  • Discounted Utility Rates
  • Site Preparation Cash
  • Cash to Move Equipment
  • Employee Relocation Assistance
  • Forgivable and Low Interest Loans
  • Fast Track Permitting
  • And More...

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Co-Founder, Next Move Group

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Financial Incentives as the Governments Give Amazon