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Grow Piqua Now Selects Site Location Partnership to Promote Piqua, Ohio for New Business Investment and Job Creation

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  site location partnershipPiqua, OH (January 23, 2012) – Grow Piqua Now (GPN) announced at its January board meeting that it has selected Site Location Partnership (SLP), a Dallas-based site selection and economic development advisory firm, to assist in its quest to attract new investment and jobs to Piqua, Ohio. SLP will support GPN’s business recruitment efforts to target expanding and relocating companies from advanced manufacturing, distribution and life sciences industry sectors.

“We are extremely excited to be working with Site Location Partnership on our business recruitment efforts,” said Bill Murphy, executive director of GPN. “Our organization evaluated several economic development consulting firms as part of our overall business development initiatives. We found SLP to be both an efficient and cost-effective partner in our efforts.”

Particular emphasis will be placed on attending large-scale industry trade shows and meeting with leading site selectors across North America, according to Site Location Partnership Senior Vice President Mark Darce. “We’re excited to work with Bill and the entire GPN organization. Piqua has proven to be a prime destination for technology-based firms and manufacturers with a domestic or international reach. The community is clearly in a strong growth mode and we look forward to a successful partnership.”

About Grow Piqua Now
Grow Piqua Now (GPN) was formed in 2006 to provide a vehicle through which the private and public sectors of the community could effectively collaborate to further economic growth in Piqua, Ohio. GPN seeks to promote and enhance Piqua's economic development by coordinating an array of resources with an effective, regionally integrated program.

About Site Location Partnership

Site Location Partnership (SLP) is a multi-disciplined advisory firm that enables the growth of businesses, communities and economies through its two primary consulting areas - corporate site selection and economic development. SLP’s Corporate Location Practice helps companies from industrial and commercial sectors select the optimal location for expansion, relocation or consolidation of business facilities. SLP’s Economic Development Practice assists various organizations in implementing business attraction strategies for new corporate investment, job creation and economic growth.

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