Site Selection

Market: State of Alabama

  • Commercial real estate projects 
  • Acquisition
  • Downtown development and redevelopment
  • ​Rural development
  • Due diligence assistance
  • Economic conversion
  • New construction on raw land
  • Local development planning

Jones Development provides site selection services in both urban and rural communities in the state of Alabama.  Whether a new call center, manufacturing plant, medical facility, or a corporate headquarters, our site selection professionals will assist your company in finding a location aimed to optimize the performance of your daily operations. 

Dr. Nicole Jones analyzes commercial projects from a long-term planning/economic development perspective and focuses on results that will be mutually beneficial for clients and communities. As a Certified Alabama Planning and Zoning Official and part of the first group in Alabama to earn an Economic Development Leadership Certification, Dr. Nicole Jones understands the rewards and challenges associated with the planning process.  

Factors to consider with projects

  • Job creation and retention
  • Proximity to transportation systems (highways, airports, ports, etc.) 
  • Labor availability and costs 
  • Proximity to customers and vendors
  • Highest-and-best use of land and space
  • Aesthetic design
  • Functionality 
  • Green space and landscape design integration
  • Historic integrity (if applicable)
  • Tax revenue generated for local governing bodies
  • Fiscal responsibility
  • Long-term effects on the community