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James H. Renzas

The RSH Group

James H. Renzas

James H. Renzas, principal at The RSH Group, Inc., has 30 years of experience in site selection, incentives negotiation, tax credit analysis, and compliance. He has assisted over 300 clients in selecting the optimal location for new corporate facilities and has participated in over 2,000 incentives negotiation projects. He is a nationally known and respected expert in the area of site selection, corporate incentives and tax credits. He was chosen by the United States Senate Finance Committee to testify on the use of incentives related to the Cuno v. Ohio case which was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Article | October 6, 2020
A Focus on Biotechnology for 2020   

By: James H. Renzas

According to the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), he United States is home to 2,946 biotechnology companies, with a total revenue of...more >>

Article | February 26, 2018
This is Not Your Dad’s Site Selection Project   

By: James H. Renzas

Site selectors beware: workforce skills, labor availability, quality of life & cost of living are now key site selection drivers, not site cost.

Article | February 27, 2017
Getting Carriered Away   

By: James H. Renzas

Here's a great perspective on then President-elect Donald Trump’s deal and incentives to prevent Carrier from moving a factory to Mexico.

Article | January 14, 2015
Biotechnology Companies: Choosing a Site that’s Right for You   

By: James H. Renzas

While the biotech industry was relatively unscathed by the recession, you'll be interested to see the new issues in play-- and location implications....more >>

Article | June 30, 2012
Sustainable Economic Development— Achievable through Corporate and Community Collaboration   

By: James H. Renzas

With rising energy costs and global warming, the impetus for incorporating sustainable technologies into economic development strategies is more...more >>

Article | June 29, 2010
Aerospace Industry Site Selection Secrets   

By: James H. Renzas

The site selection process for aerospace companies can prove to be a great challenge or offer great benefits, depending on how well prepared a...more >>

Article | February 28, 2010
Making Incentives Work   

By: James H. Renzas

There has been a great deal of press recently on incentives deals gone bad due to the collapsing economy and the inability of companies to fulfill...more >>

Article | December 31, 2009
Site Selection for Biotechnology Companies   

By: James H. Renzas

In 1919, the term “Biotechnology” was created to describe the interaction of biology with human technology. Today, the term is broadly applied to...more >>

Article | June 30, 2009
Insights: Stimulus De Minimis   

By: James H. Renzas

In the first six months of this year, the United States government has embarked on one of the most comprehensive economic stimulus programs ever...more >>

Article | February 28, 2009
Transferable Tax Credits   

By: James H. Renzas

The Credit Crunch of 2008 has hit the world of economic development hard. Companies that were considering expansion of existing facilities or new...more >>