Global Location Strategies Adds John Longshore to Team

GREENVILLE, SC – June 28, 2012 – Global Location Strategies, the rapidly-growing South Carolina-based site selection and economic development consultancy, has announced the addition of John Longshore as a business analyst intern on its expanding team.

A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Mr. Longshore holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Clemson University, where he is completing requirements to receive his Master’s in City and Regional Planning with emphasis on economic and real estate development. His responsibilities with Global Location Strategies (GLS) will include providing research, analysis and support services to GLS’ portfolio of site selection and incentive negotiation clients.

Prior to joining GLS, Mr. Longshore had worked in engineering, training and new product development for both Bosch Inc. and Time Warner Cable. While an undergraduate at Clemson, Mr. Longshore helped establish a non-profit organization in New Orleans that assisted in the reconstruction of residential homes after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. He is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, the American Planners Association, U.S. Green Building Council, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

“We recognize that people, talents and ideas are the very foundation of business success today, and we are pleased to add John to the Global Location Strategies team,” said John Sisson, principal with GLS.

With skills honed from decades of leadership in the worldwide location services division of a major construction and engineering firm, followed by successful individual consultancies serving clients around the globe, GLS provides comprehensive site selection, incentive negotiation, real estate, and economic development consulting services to clients – along with the ability to tap the additional talents of world-class engineers, technical experts and project developers to benefit their clients.

Past clients served by firm principals include Kuwait Petroleum, Conoco, Caterpillar, Navistar, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Schering AG, and First Quality Enterprises.

In addition to core site selection and incentive negotiation services, the GLS team assists clients with real estate needs, and provides economic development consulting services to state and regional organizations interested in attracting and retaining capital investment and jobs in today's uncertain economic climate.

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For additional information on Global Location Strategies, call 864.918.3816 or visit them online at

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