Ann Harts, Principal at Hickey & Associates, LLC, has been invited to speak at Area Development’s 12th Consultants Forum in Austin, Texas from December 4-6, 2011.
Ann blends nearly three decades of experience in corporate real estate, economic development, site selection, and incentive advisory. Ann is fluent in domestic and international site selection, providing strategy and services on corporate site selection and public incentive advisory to global companies, as well as Community Screening Studies for M&A transactions. She has recently completed projects in numerous Latin American countries including Brazil, Mexico and Honduras as well as the United States and Canada. As a Director of Global Real Estate, Ann spearheaded the workforce and workplace activities for a $2billion annual revenue global BPO with a real estate portfolio of 150+ locations in over 30 countries.
The Area Development Forum provides an opportunity for the country’s leading economic development consultants to network with the who’s who of global site consulting, corporate real estate, and economic development strategy. The Forum will focus on the larger picture issues that affect Economic Development Corporations (EDCs) in today’s unstable and competitive market.