Whether it is deciding on a warehouse, distribution center, store front, or manufacturing facility, management must consider input costs including transportation, wages, and prices of other resources. Gathering information and applying GIS tools can support a geospatial, data-driven strategy in identifying potential locations
For this assignment, consider a business expansion need. This could be for a store location or any of the other reasons provided above. You may want to consider the current firm you work for, a franchise, or a potential business need in your community.