Business Expansions & Site Selection - Canada, Mexico & USA

New Markets. Strategic Locations.

Are you thinking about expanding your market presence and physical footprint in North America? With more than 40+ years of experience, our team of expansion managers and site selection experts supports your expansion, re-location and consolidation. Whether you are considering a new sales office, distribution or manufacturing facility, we simplify your expansion experience and help you find the ideal location for your company’s long-term success.

Client's Corner

Don’t just take it from us. Listen to what our clients say.

Despite my considerable business experience in North America, we decided to seek professional support in helping us manage our expansion. It was great to have one go-to person who would manage all project stakeholders and provide all relevant information in an unbiased and objective format to facilitate our decision-making.”

JB Fisher, President & General Manager
Corvaglia Closures USA, Inc.

“Mr. Blair‘s exemplary personal engagement and his close ties to local decision-makers on all political and economic development levels were critical to the success of our project.”

Thomas Weiershausen, Head of Business Development/Real Estate

“Mr. Blair came to us with a joint state and local incentive offer for our company from our preferred community that exceeded all expectations. Mr. Blair and his Navigator Team’s knowledge of how to work with state and local authorities contributed greatly to ElringKlinger’s ability to move forward quickly with our Midwest investment expansion plans.”

Markus Böhni, Head of Finance
ElringKlinger USA, Inc.

“Setting up a new business long-distance from Italy […] or from Kentucky, from where Marelli USA was relocating its U.S. operations, […] we depended on local support. […] Navigator Consulting provided us excellent support […] and saved us invaluable time and money.”

Marco Cavallero, General Manager
Marelli USA, Inc.

“Relying on their experience, Mr. Blair and his team worked in every phase of the project to maintain the interests of SELIT by suggesting options to reduce costs and avoid development issues, introducing service professionals to help control quality and budget, and ensure that the project developed with as few unexpected problems as possible.”

Daniel Stratenhoff, President & CEO
SELIT North America, Inc.

“I engaged Mr. Blair and his team at an early stage of our U.S. expansion […] to keep to a tight project timeline. Thanks to a customized project process, we were able to identify two final sites after only 8 weeks and three rounds of site visits.”

Thomas Weiershausen, Head of Business Development/Real Estate

“Navigator’s approach to economic development and site selection is truly catered to the needs of a partnership between companies and local communities, and their project team helped me appreciate the unique “psychology and spirit” of U.S. economic development.”

JB Fisher, President & General Manager
Corvaglia Closures USA, Inc.

“Liaising with the many state and local authorities, he displayed skill in communicating with all parties involved and ensuring that both sides understood the potential and the limitations of a possible ‘deal’.”

Werner Borgers, President & CEO
Borgers Group

“I would like to highlight the coherent analysis and documentation that facilitated our decision-making and the transparent invoicing of services.”

Thomas Weiershausen, Head of Business Development/Real Estate

Despite considerable U.S. experience, I decided to ask for professional site selection assistance in a critical phase of our site search. […] This support saved Hailo time and resources in its successful site selection decision-making.”

Steffen Kosir, Managing Director
Hailo USA

“There is no question that companies seeking a business location in the U.S. can benefit from the knowledge and experience of Mr. Blair and the Navigator team.”

Daniel Stratenhoff, President & CEO
SELIT North America, Inc.


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