Hickey Global focuses on the intersection of businesses, site selectors, and EDOs in growing companies and communities. We are not a small division of a larger company with another focus or an EDO consulting firm with only one perspective. We live on all sides of the transaction and understand what it takes to win today and look into the future.
What sets us apart from other consultants?
We are unique in that our entire firm focuses on the intersection of businesses, site selectors, and EDOs in growing companies and communities. We are not a small division of a larger company with another focus or an EDO consulting firm with only one perspective. We live on all sides of the transaction and understand what it takes to win today and look into the future.
Deep Understanding of Companies from a Site Selector Perspective
We have a real-time, global understanding of what companies want, how they think, what’s important to them, and how they approach their location and business strategies. By utilizing the combined experience of Hickey’s industry-leading team, Hickey Global brings to bear the advantages of preeminent expertise and thought leadership on all sides of the location process.
Global Presence and Perspective
Hickey’s international experience and infrastructure allow us to bring global insight and resources to our clients. With 25 offices worldwide, the ability to operate globally gives us an incredibly unique advantage, helping clients understand their competitive position.
Proprietary Tools and Databases
Hickey operates using a complex system of proprietary tools developed over years of experience. We are a leader in comparing labor data and competitive indicators, whether between states domestically or countries around the world.
Cutting-Edge Thought Leadership
Our experienced advisors are at the forefront of global location trends and international market insights. Through the Hickey Institute, we share our knowledge and produce original publications, including the annual Global Innovation Hubs report.
36 Years and Growing
Founded in 1986, Hickey is a second-generation family business with an unparalleled client-focused reputation as one of the first companies to offer integrated site location, incentives, and workforce services.
EDO Management Experience
Economic developers understand the details, benefits, and limitations of strategies, implementation guides, and recommendations. The Hickey Team has members who have managed local, regional, and state economic development organizations. We understand the reality of running an economic development organization and bring this experience to our projects.
Exceptional Research Capabilities
Each of Hickey’s areas of expertise uses a team of researchers that span multiple continents and various backgrounds. The Research Team applies best-in-class labor market databases and internally developed tools to identify gaps and opportunities and has assisted hundreds of organizations and businesses in making the most strategic decisions for their projects.
Hickey is the global leader in site selection, location strategy, credits & incentives advisory, and labor analytics with active projects in the Americas, Asia, Europe, Australia, and Africa. Utilizing state-of-the-art tools and techniques, Hickey assists businesses with the critical data capture and strategic vision to navigate a global real estate footprint.
Hickey & Associates
Hickey Global is a full-service economic development consulting firm supporting private, public, and non-profit economic development organizations around the world.
Hickey Global Economic Development Consulting
Hickey Global Institute is an international think tank of cutting-edge ideas and leading thoughts on international trade, economic development, and site selection. Among their celebrated work, Hickey Global Institute produces the annual Global Innovation Hubs report.
Hickey Global Institute
Inspired by an industry legend, the Michael P. Hickey Foundation was established to support exemplary scholars realize their dreams of becoming future economic development leaders. In a growing, high- demand field globally, it is critical to ensure the best and brightest can succeed and achieve their aspirations.