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Fred D. Burkhardt

Geneva Analytics, Ltd.

Fred D. Burkhardt

Fred D. Burkhardt is president and CEO of Geneva Analytics, Ltd. based in Kettering, Ohio. Geneva Analytics provides consulting services to businesses and local governments in the areas of site selection, economic impact/feasibility studies, and retail market analysis. Fred has authored proposals for Boeing, Toyota, Airbus and Honda production facilities in the states of California and Wisconsin. He also authored Wisconsin’s venue proposals for the Chicago Olympic Games bid.

Article | June 28, 2021
New Challenges & Opportunities for the Global Food Chain   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

The food supply logistics chain is one of the most complex programs needed for national sustainability, and it is ever evolving and faces a wide...more >>

Article | January 5, 2021
Short-Term Realities and the Commercial Real Estate Long Game   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

The immediate and short-term realities of the commercial real estate market are, to put it mildly, somewhat murky. The most significant factors...more >>

Article | July 29, 2020
Trends to Watch with the American Food Supply Chain   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

The stability and sustainability of the domestic food supply is fundamental to the stability of the U.S. economy. The direct impact of the COVID-19...more >>

Article | October 22, 2019
How Merchandise Tariffs Will Impact the Retail Industry   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

Coupled with the already present seismic changes in the retail industry, the trade war between the U.S. and China is at the forefront of every...more >>

Article | June 14, 2019
Keys to Winning in the Corporate Real Estate Industry   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

Rapid changes in how companies “do business” and market competition, extensive use of technology, and changing tenant and investor expectations...more >>

Article | March 23, 2019
New Directions for Medical Device Manufacturing   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

The global medical device industry has seen strong and sustainable growth. Banking on an aging population, increasing incidence of chronic and...more >>

Article | September 17, 2018
The Retail Transition Continues   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

Changes in development, occupancy & space absorption with ongoing shopper preferences continue to vex the traditional retail landscape.

Article | April 30, 2018
Current Perspectives on Corporate Real Estate Growth   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

Trends in corporate real estate are determined by a wide range of factors. Don't miss the boat. Get to know what's most important right now.

Article | September 5, 2017
Retail: An Industry in Transition   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

An insightful recap of Recon from an industry expert & site selection consultant presents all you need to know about the state of the industry.

Article | May 5, 2017
Embracing Adaptive Reuse for Corporate Real Estate   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

Here's a great solution for site selectors looking for office & commercial space with existing real estate that can be revitalized for today's use.