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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 | July 29, 2016
Retail Site Selection 2016-2025   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

What is driving retail site selection? Hardware, software & demographics. Learn how it affects different generations for location success.

Article | January 8, 2016
Medical Device Manufacturing Responds to Needs & Trends   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

Catch up with the exciting developments in the medical device industy--and it all hinges on technology, including smaller wearable devices.

Article | July 14, 2015
Making Sense of Retail Site Selection   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

What's driving rapid change in the retail site selection process? New technologies. Learn how to unify physical and digital environments.

Article | November 6, 2014
Site Selection Insight for Plastics Manufacturers in Automotive & Aerospace   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

Want to know what's trending with the two biggest users in the plastics manufacturing industry? The answers are all here.

Article | July 16, 2014
Retail Changes Course: The Effect on Economic Development   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

Retailers will do well to use the information presented here to react quickly to current trends or risk being swept away by the winds of change.

Article | July 21, 2013
Hydraulic Fracturing: Crucial Issues for Communities and Site Selectors   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

Site selectors need to be keenly aware of communities' forward-planning when considering sites where facking is a concern.

Article | December 31, 2012
Biotech Growth: Trends, Challenges & Opportunities   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

U.S. government leaders continue to expand their understanding of biosciences, and are actively working to develop and grow the industry.

Article | April 30, 2012
Not Ready for Prime Time - Workforce Skills vs. Workplace Realities   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

The domestic workforce and businesses find themselves on different sides of the same coin-–finding good jobs and qualified people to fill them.

Article | January 9, 2012
Bio-Crop Engineering: Challenges & Opportunities   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

With gene mapping, sequencing and recombination being a reality, venture capital investments and IPO’s started entering the business landscape in...more >>

Article | November 14, 2011
Impact of Expanding the Panama Canal   

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

Since its completion in 1914, the Panama Canal has been a critical link in the global transportation network. Currently, 20 percent of all U.S....more >>