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Chris Steele

Chris Steele

Chris Steele has over 20 years of experience in the fields of economic development and location strategy. Chris has assisted major clients in national and international real estate strategies, particularly those that emphasize how place influences business success. He has worked on projects such as Boeing's headquarters site selection, food processing manufacturers in Appalachia, business attraction in western Canada and biotech and specialty chemicals plants in Southeast Asia.

Chris is the COO and North American president of Investment Consulting Associates, a global location strategies firm which also hosts the online location tools LocationSelector.com and ICAIncentives.com.

Contact Chris at Chris@ic-associates.com and twitter at @ICANorthAm.
 


Article | May 5, 2017
Scrutinizing Your Incentive Deal   

By: Chris Steele

It's no secret: Governments commonly use incentives to try to draw new investment to their communities. Here's why a harder look is good.


Article | March 4, 2013
Incentives 2.0 (Making Incentives Work Better)   

By: Chris Steele

Why effective economic development incentive programs must have clear objectives, mutual benefit, transparency and accountability.


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