Geographic Investigations drsd

Geographic Invstigations Home


Retail Site Selection

Shopping Center Research

Consumer Research

About Geographic Investigations

Contact Geographic Investigations

Directory of Retail Shopping Districts

Geographic InvestigationsSM provides site selection, site development, and consumer research services to retailers, service providers, real estate developers, and shopping center operators.

Geographic Investigations provides:
Custom research tailored specifically to each individual client

Active and ongoing client interaction

30 years of industry experience

A fair price

Geographic Investigations is the site selection consultant for the Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
family of brands, including:

Geographic Investigations was founded by Richard Jensen in November 2003. Prior to founding Geographic
Investigations, Mr. Jensen performed in-house research for a variety of retail companies, including:

Federated Department Stores


Perkins Restaurants

Mr. Jensen also conducted shopping center research in-house for:

General Growth Properties

Prior to founding Geographic Investigations, Mr. Jensen was client manager for site selection consulting firm
Thompson Associates for a period of eleven years. During his career at Thompson Associates, Mr. Jensen managed
accounts for some of the largest and most successful retail chains and shopping center developers.

These include:



Home Depot Latin America

Office Depot

Kimco Realty Corporation

The Pyramid Companies
Geographic Investigations is the creator of the Directory of Retail Shopping Districts™,
a 22,000-record electronic inventory of more than 100 street-based retail shopping
concentrations in the U.S.

For more Information about the Directory of Retail Shopping Districts, click here.

Home Testimonial Site Selection Site Development Consumer Research About Us Contact Us

© Copyright 2010-2019 Geographic Investigations, LLC. All Rights Reserved