We have provided free and confidential assistance to companies considering the region as a location for over twenty five years.
Our assistance includes customized information and demographic data upon request. 

As a single point of contact, ETEDA staff are available to assist you during your site selection process. 

ETEDA performs some research and analysis functions in-house and serves as an information clearinghouse
and/or facilitator on all other listed services.

Labor and Training

  • Labor availability
  • Wage data 
  • Job training
  • Commuting patterns
  • Drive time and radius data
  • Local employer interviews


  • Utility cost and availability 
  • Utility reliability and capacity


  • Economic overview 
  • Cost of living
  • Demographic data
  • Laborsheds


  • Common and contract carrier contacts 
  • Customs and foreign trade zone contacts 
  • Airfreight service contacts
  • Airline passenger service information

Real Estate Assistance    

  • Access to ETEDA regional real estate data base 
  • Space requirements matched to building and site inventory 
  • Industrial and commercial property tours

Site Location Planning

  • Zoning information 
  • Preliminary site and facility layout data


  • Contractor contacts 
  • Design-build information 
  • National cost comparisons