Q: What is SITE Selector™?
A: SITE Selector™ is the premier digital marketplace where Economic Development Offices and growing companies connect directly. SITE Selector provides information, tools and a workflow allowing both sides of the market to analyze, refine, select and negotiate for new sites.
Q: As an EDO, how do I upload sites into the SS platform?
A: EDOs can upload sites into SITE Selector™ individually when they are matched to a project or in bulk .
Q: How does a company add a project to the marketplace?
A: Each project listed on the SITE Selector™ Marketplace is vetted prior to being posted. Click here to apply.
Q: What information does a company need to post about their project?
A: Getting started is easy. Step 1: Post high-level information about your project: capital investment, number of new jobs, average wage and region/communities of interest. Step 2: After communities indicate their interest, you can create an online RFP by selecting and weighting variables from a list of 155-site selection variables to post in the marketplace.
Q: If my community has been matched to a project, can I submit more than 1 site?
A: Yes, EDO can submit an unlimited number of sites on SS
Q: How do I register my community for SITE Selector™?
A: Click here
Q: How are projects matched to communities?
A: Projects are matched at the State, MSA, and local community levels then ranked via the site’s algorithm. Site rankings are based on how closely a particular site matches a company’s criteria.
Q: As an EDO, how will I know if my proposed site has been short listed?
A: From the EDO Dashboard, you can see the status of each Digital RFP you’ve submitted including the last time it was reviewed.
Q: What is the cost of SITE Selector™?
A: There are no upfront charges to use SITE Selector™ for Economic Development Organizations or Corporate Clients. In some cases, a per project success fee may be applicable.
Q: Do I need to download software to use SITE Selector?
A: SITE Selector™ is a cloud-based SaaS platform. Only an internet connection is required.
Q: What security measures are in place to protect my data?
A: SITE Selector™ employs a variety of tools to help protect our users and their data including MFA, Next Generation Firewall, and 3rd Party Monitoring.
Privacy and Confidentiality:
Q: Can anyone access the SITE Selector™ Marketplace private?
A: The SITE Selector™ Marketplace is private. Only approved corporates and economic development offices are admitted access.
Q: If a company posts a project on the Marketplace, can they keep their name confidential?
A: Yes, corporations can choose to keep their names confidential throughout the entire site selection process if they choose to do so.
Q: Are Digital RFPs and incentive proposals submitted by EDOs public?
A: No, Digital RFPs are only visible to the corresponding corporate client