Site Location Requirements Form

The purpose of this form is to assist a company considering expansion into Texas in identifying sites and areas in Texas that will be most suitable to the site location requirements of the company. Please be as specific as possible in providing the requested information. Check all applicable blocks to assure proper handling. If you have any question regarding this form please call 512-936-0100.

Confidentiality

The Economic Development & Tourism division typically works closely with regional and community economic development groups to obtain site specific information for projects. Unless otherwise specified, the following procedure will apply.

The Economic Development & Tourism division will advise selected community economic development professionals or volunteers as deemed appropriate for the purpose of providing assistance and/or information requested herein and in other communications.

The Office of the Governor, Economic Development & Tourism division, as a state agency, must comply with the Texas Public InformationAct (the "Act"). The agency will use best efforts to maintain the confidentiality of the name of and other information related to a company seeking to locate in the state until after the location negotiations are completed. In the event that a public information request related to the company is submitted to the agency, the agency will (i) promptly notify the company of the request, (ii) take all possible and appropriate actions with the Attorney General of Texas to prevent release of the information, including asserting exemptions under the Act (including the Economic Development Negotiations exception of section 555.131 and the Trade Secrets/Commercial Information exception of section 555.110) and (iii) provide the company with full information and opportunity to participate in such process.
To assist us in determining whether an exemption exists, please check the box below if you believe the information you are providing is exempt from disclosure and explain why.

The enclosed information is exempt from disclosure under the Texas Public Information Act because:


I agree to the above.
Name Date
Title Phone

Corporate Information

Company Contact
Address Title
City Phone
State / Province Fax
Zip / Postal Code / Country Email
Parent Company Website Address
Location Ownership Private Public

Project Timeline

Immediacy of need (check all that apply):

Information only at this time
Initial site visit expected in months
Preliminary decision date
Proposed final decision date
Decision dependent on
External financing identified
Board approval of internal project funding
Product contracts pending
Other

Business Type (check all that apply)
Distribution
Fabrication
Assembly
Service
Headquarters
Other
Project Type (check all that apply)
Consolidation
Expansion, new location
Expansion, existing location
Relocation
Start-up company


Please indentify the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code for the project being proposed.
(Find your NAICS code at www.naics.com)

Most Critical Needs

(In order of importance)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Comments:

Is the project:
resource driven
Yes No
market driven
Yes No
other
Do these factors limit your search to specific areas of Texas? Yes No
Regions of interest: Statewide Specific area(s) Regions Map

Financing

Capital Investment:
$


Plant $
Land $
Equipment $


Does the company have the funds necessary to finance this project? Yes No
If no, please explain:

Personnel

Projected employment within first year of operation
Peak employment
Estimated time period to reach peak employment:
1-2 years
2-3 years
3-5 years
Other


Number of personnel to be transferred to new location:
In-state transfers Out-of-state transfers

Type of labor required in local area:
Unskilled % of workers  
Average estimated wage


Skills:
% of workers
% of workers
% of workers
% of workers
Prefer non-union
Prefer union
Union not a factor

Training assistance important
Training not a factor

Environment

Permit/license assistance needed Not a factor

Facility will have no environmental impact
Facility will affect the environment in the following manner:
 
Content
Volume
Air

Water

Sewer

Odor

Noise

Other

Is recycling applicable? Yes No
Type of feed stock needed

Market

Product(s) of proposed facility:


Raw materials: Origin:

Market areas to be served from project facility (indicate three largest metropolitan areas to be serviced within each market area):
 
1
2
3

Texas

U.S. Region (other than Texas)

National

International

Transportation

Production materials arrive via:
Air %
Truck %
Rail %
Barge %
Ship %


Finished products distributed via:
Air %
Truck %
Rail %
Barge %
Ship %


List related requirements:
International air service
Corporate aircraft facilities
Rail
Parcel delivery
Common carriers (trucks)
Inter-modal

Other:

Special Services

Support services:
Machine shop
Heat treating
Painting
Metal fabrication
Plating
Sterilization/Laboratory

Other?

Site/Building

Site preference:
Industrial park
Campus setting
Freestanding site
Incubator site
Rail siding
Enterprise zone
Foreign trade zone
Port site
Major highway access
Interstate access

Commercial airport within miles
Private airport within miles
College/University within miles

Population density /square mile within a radius of miles
Other

Location preference:
Suburban
Rural
Urban

North South East West
Southeast Southwest Northeast
Northwest All considered

Size of site: minimum acres
Parking for cars preferred


An existing building is: Required Preferred Unnecessary
Desire:
Lease Lease with option Purchase Build-to-suit
Under single roof Multiple buildings acceptable


Office
sq. ft.
Warehouse
sq. ft.
Other
sq. ft.
Production
sq. ft.
Outside storage
sq. ft.
Total under roof
sq. ft.


Other building requirements:

Type of construction
Preferred
Mandatory


Ceiling heights
Floor specifications/type

Sprinkler Air conditioning Loading docks - how many
Overhead crane capacity Bay widths

Special building requirements:

Utilities

Electricity:
Monthly peak demand (kW)
Monthly kilowatt-hours (kWH)

or
Annual peak demand (kW)
Annual kilowatt-hours (kWH)

Number of shifts (e.g. 3 shifts)
Days of operation (e.g. 24/7)


If available:
Anticipated power factor: power being used kWH/Power supplied from the line (KVA)
Anticipated load factor: annual kWH/(Demand - kW x 8760 hrs in a year)

Special requirements:


Gas:

Natural gas is: Essential Preferred Not used
Estimated cubic foot usage per month
For what purpose:


Can alternate fuel be used?
No Yes
Type


Special requirements:


Water:

Water usage per month G.P.D. required
For what purpose:
Special requirements:


Sewer:

Volume per month Content

 

Special requirements:


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