Title

Site Selection of New Supermarket in Norfolk, VA

Presentation Type

Event

Description/Abstract

GIS can be a powerful tool for business decision-making. Site selection allows decision makers to find locations that will best meet there goals. With a list of criteria for desired locations a series of spatial analysis can be executed that will show the areas that meet your needs. A food desert is a low-income census tract where a considerable number of citizens have low access to a supermarkets or large grocery stores. This project will perform site selection analysis with GIS to identify locations for a new supermarket/ grocery store company to build new location. The business would like to address the food desert problem in Norfolk VA by locating the new facility in a food desert.

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Mentor: Dr. Hua Liu

Location

Learning Commons @ Perry Library Conference Room 1311

Start Date

18-2-2017 11:30 AM

End Date

18-2-2017 12:30 PM

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Site Selection of New Supermarket in Norfolk, VA

Learning Commons @ Perry Library Conference Room 1311

GIS can be a powerful tool for business decision-making. Site selection allows decision makers to find locations that will best meet there goals. With a list of criteria for desired locations a series of spatial analysis can be executed that will show the areas that meet your needs. A food desert is a low-income census tract where a considerable number of citizens have low access to a supermarkets or large grocery stores. This project will perform site selection analysis with GIS to identify locations for a new supermarket/ grocery store company to build new location. The business would like to address the food desert problem in Norfolk VA by locating the new facility in a food desert.