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Didi Caldwell

Didi Caldwell

Didi Caldwell, based in Greenville, South Carolina, is a senior principal and partner of Global Location Strategies. She has 15 years’ experience providing strategic consulting services for capital investment projects including new investments, relocations, financing, incentive negotiations and management of due diligence activities. She is a member of the Site Selectors Guild, an internationally recognized organization comprised of the world’s most respected site location consultants. Caldwell has led consulting projects in North and South America, Canada, Europe and Asia in industries including automotive, life sciences, renewable energy, pulp and paper, chemicals, mining, textiles, logistics, consumer products and power generation.

Article | July 14, 2015
Alternative Energy: A Snapshot   

By: Didi Caldwell,John Longshore

Biofuels! Solar! Clean energy! Are these alternative energy initiatives panning out? The economic development world can safely be excited.

Article | September 16, 2013
Upcycling Power Plants: Innovative Uses for Obsolete Assets   

By: Didi Caldwell,Dr. Paul Smokler

Learn how aging power plants are turning into a product well-suited for renewal, revitalization and new investment.

Article | February 29, 2012
A Long & Winding Road… Capital for Growth & Expansion Returns   

By: Didi Caldwell

In 1970 when Paul McCartney penned the lyrics for “The Long and Winding Road” for The Beatles hit album Let It Be, little did he know that it...more >>

Article | January 9, 2012
“In 2012, I Resolve To…”   

By: Didi Caldwell,John F. Sisson

As we embark on a new year, organizations around the world are looking to reduce facility costs, mitigate competitive pressures, achieve efficiency...more >>

Article | March 9, 2011
Is Footprint Optimization Right For You?   

By: Didi Caldwell,John F. Sisson

From bankers to bureaucrats, energy execs to manufacturers, the term “Footprint Optimization” is being uttered with increasing frequency in...more >>

Article | April 30, 2009
The Bright Future of Alternative Fuel Technology   

By: Didi Caldwell,John F. Sisson

In December of 2002, the national average price of regular unleaded gasoline was just over $1.00 per gallon. Reducing our dependence on foreign oil...more >>