John Longshore joined Newmark in 2021 and currently serves as a Senior Managing Director within Newmark’s Global Consulting practice in the firm’s Global Corporate Services (GCS) division. He has spent his career executing and managing site selection, incentive negotiation, and economic development consulting engagements.
John has executed location strategy projects totaling over $10 billion in capital investment and thousands of jobs. The companies he has worked with over the years represent various industries, including automotive, building products, cold storage, consumer products, energy, oil and gas, paper and petrochemical. Companies represented include both domestic and international, and John has conducted site searches for these organizations across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
In addition to corporate location strategy, John has helped numerous economic development organizations position their community and their assets for future growth and development. Clients include the likes of Tennessee Valley Authority, Southern Company, Missouri Partnership, and many others.
Prior to joining Newmark, John was Principal and VP of Innovation at Global Location Strategies. In addition to leading consulting assignments for both corporate and economic development clients while at GLS, he also helped facilitate and develop multiple technology tools utilized for the site selection projects.
John is an active member of the Site Selectors Guild and is consistently engaged with various organizations and publications to provide thought leadership regarding location strategy.
Areas of Expertise
- Global Location Strategy
- Site Selection Methodologies
- Site Evaluation and Due Diligence
- Incentive Negotiations
- Economic Development Strategy
- Labor Analysis
Partial Client List
- Georgia Pacific
- Procter and Gamble
- Fulcrum Bioenergy
- Kairos Power
Member, Site Selectors Guild
John has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, as well as a master’s in city and regional planning from Clemson University.