“Grand Island’s supportive community made it stand out as an ideal location to grow a business like Structured Solutions,” said Dana Olson, president and CEO of Ecodev.
Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 22, 2010
Ecodev, a site selection firm uniting companies and communities in partnerships for sustainable economic growth, has completed negotiations for a new facility for California-based Structured Solutions Inc. that will result in 200 jobs in Grand Island, Neb. and $4.5 million in cash grants and incentives for the growing financial software company.
After evaluating hundreds of communities nationwide, Ecodev identified Grand Island as the best fit for Structured Solutions based on its favorable business climate and qualified labor pool.
“Grand Island’s supportive community made it stand out as an ideal location to grow a business like Structured Solutions,” said Dana Olson, president and CEO of Ecodev. “In addition to the financial advantages of doing business in Grand Island, Structured Solutions will benefit from a collaboration with a local college to ensure a qualified labor pool.”
As part of Ecodev’s efforts, the company helped establish a relationship with Central Community College to train and recruit employees skilled in programming and customer service.
“We are very excited to be locating our production facility in Grand Island and we are grateful to Dana Olson and Ecodev for leading us through this process”, said Robert Yuan, CEO of Structured Solutions.
Ecodev, LLC creates and retains jobs in North America by providing companies with the insight and resources to maximize their expansion or relocation objectives. A leader in site selection and economic development, Ecodev matches the ideal company profile with the right community by maximizing the financial grants and incentives available to a company and leveraging the resources that each brings to the project. For more information, visit http://www.ecodevllc.com.