Williams Mullen’s Economic Development Team assists U.S.-based and international companies with relocation and expansion projects. Businesses considering the location of new facilities or operations face a barrage of challenges and decision points, from complex government regulations and financing issues, to zoning restrictions, employment matters and public perception. Your company needs a multi-disciplinary team that possesses the skills and experience to make your project a success. That’s where Williams Mullen’s Economic Development Team can be a valuable resource.
Team members include a former Virginia secretary of commerce and trade, a former assistant secretary of the North Carolina Department of Commerce, as well as board members of regional and local economic development partnerships.
We understand the inner workings of the executive and legislative branches of federal, state and local governments. Our professional credibility and knowledge of the process mean we are able to work with governmental decision-makers to design innovative solutions tailored to the unique aspects of each development project, no matter where the location.
When negotiating incentives, you want to be able to rely on professionals who are intimately familiar with the various programs and the extent such programs can be accessed for your project. Our Team’s extensive experience and connections enables us to explore creative incentive and financing packages.
In addition to negotiating innovative state and local incentive packages, the multi-disciplinary Team can assist with:
- Real Estate
- Corporate Law
- Federal, State and Local Government Relations
- Land Use
- Labor and Employment
- Environmental Permitting
- Intellectual Property
With strong capabilities across most business lines, the Team focuses on projects in the following sectors: advanced manufacturing; warehouse, distribution and logistics; research and development; technology (including information and communications technology, biotechnology, nanotechnology, modeling and simulation, and cybersecurity); energy power generation (especially renewable power – hydro, wind, solar, biomass, ethanol, etc.); headquarters; and data centers. We are able to assist companies with related projects throughout the country.
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