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Site Selection in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

Posted by Sam Lowder on Aug 16, 2019 3:45:14 PM

For a long time, site selection has been a combination of art and science.  Site selection data and science became commonplace in the 1990s, but until the last decade or so, judgment, experience, and gut feel drove many retailers’ decisions about where to locate (and the reasons to do so).

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Topics: Retail Predictions, Retail Industry, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software, Artificial Intelligence, Analyzing Retail Sites, Analytics Solution, Machine Learning

FAQs About Drive Time Trade Areas in Retail Site Selection

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jul 30, 2019 9:30:00 AM

In early 2019, SiteSeer made major updates to our flagship software, SiteSeer Professional, including the installation of the latest version of Freeway, a third-party plugin by partner Applied Spatial Technology. Freeway provides the calculations behind the drive-time trade area boundaries you see in SiteSeer.

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Topics: Retail Trade Area, Site Selection Software, Analyzing Retail Sites

Five Tips for a Better Restaurant Site Selection Process

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jul 19, 2019 12:30:00 PM

Location, location, location. Never has the phrase been truer to a business’s success than in the restaurant business. A fantastic concept in the wrong location will underperform, or worse, fail entirely. It’s important that you be diligent in your site selection. Here are five tips on how to improve your process:

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Topics: Site Selection Software, Restaurant Industry, Restaurant Site Selection

Top Metropolitan/Metropolitan Areas with Highest Health Care Spend

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jun 3, 2019 6:20:00 AM

Just as retail companies of all sizes have had to adapt in the digital era, so has the health care industry. Health care organizations have had to take a new approach to site selection, indeed, but for this data study, we’re looking at something else: the cost of health care.

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Topics: Market Data, Data Study, Site Selection Software, Health Care Industry, Analytics Solution

Eight Myths About Market Data

Posted by Sam Lowder on Sep 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Growing retail and restaurant chains know that doing high-quality, data-driven research as they expand and open new locations is always worthwhile.

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Topics: Market Research, Market Data, Retail Industry, Site Selection Software

SaaS vs. Desktop: 5 Tips for Choosing the Best Site Selection Software

Posted by Sam Lowder on Feb 23, 2018 7:00:00 AM

When a retail or service business chooses to expand their reach through franchising, acquisition or organic growth, a critical question that arises is, “How do we replicate our success?”  The answer for most? Adopt a site selection process and use mapping and analysis software that will provide your company’s decision-makers with the facts they need to make educated site decisions.

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Topics: Market Data, Retail Industry, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software, Analyzing Retail Sites

SiteSeer is Headed to the International Franchise Association Convention in Phoenix Feb. 11-13

Posted by Sam Lowder on Feb 7, 2018 12:38:39 PM

We’re just a few days away from the IFA 2018 Convention, and we couldn’t be more excited. If you’re coming to IFA next week, be sure to stop by and see us to learn more about SiteSeer!

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Topics: ICSC, Conferences, Site Selection Software

SiteSeer Will Be at the International Council of Shopping Centers New York Deal Making Conference

Posted by Sam Lowder on Nov 20, 2017 5:50:00 AM

From December 6 to 7, 2017, SiteSeer will be at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) New York Deal Making conference in New York City. 

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Topics: ICSC, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Conferences, Communities Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Site Selection Software

Come See SiteSeer This Fall at ICSC Regional Deal Making Conferences

Posted by Sam Lowder on Oct 10, 2017 2:57:12 PM

If you’re a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and will be at one of the organization’s upcoming conferences, be sure to make time to come see the SiteSeer team! We’ll be at the following conferences this fall:

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Topics: ICSC, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Conferences, Communities Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Site Selection Software

Come Visit SiteSeer at the International Council of Shopping Centers Western Conference & Deal Making

Posted by Sam Lowder on Sep 18, 2017 10:41:29 AM

We’re just two weeks away from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Western Conference & Deal Making in Los Angeles. The SiteSeer team will be there and we’d love to meet you!

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Topics: ICSC, Retail Industry, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Conferences, Communities Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Site Selection Software