International Location Advisory Services (ILAS)
Competitiveness, growth, outsourcing and more: assisting our clients in choosing the right location
Anticipating a changing world
- The choice of one or several new locations or the optimization of existing sites is strategic. It involves not only cost and taxation issues, but also growth forecasts, the competitive environment, talent retention, ease of operations and risk management.
- For over 20 years, EY has provided assistance from the first analysis to the opening of the site. This enables our clients to secure their budgets and deadlines, as well as maximize incentives.
The ILAS team goes beyond a simple tax approach by taking into account the full scope of factors affecting operations (accessibility, human resources, technologies, tax, real estate, labor environment, competition, cluster effect, etc.).
A network of experts placed throughout Europe assists company decision makers with their location strategies.
The EY International Location Advisory Services (ILAS) network’s expertise covers fields such as:
- Development strategy
- Relocation strategy
- Network restructuring
- Cost/quality analysis
- Assistance for objective decisions
- Site regeneration
- Incentives optimization
- Real estate PMO
- By drawing on its multi-disciplinary, international skills, ILAS develops a cost/benefits/risks model for each case and assists the client’s project management team in finding the best locations for the long term, ensuring cost-cutting, a qualified labor pool, the presence of service providers or critical infrastructure, etc.