Scott Kupperman formed Lake Forest, IL-based Kupperman Location Services “KLS,” a corporate consulting entity providing site-selection and associated facility-acquisition services across the U.S., in 2011. KLS focuses on providing comprehensive, site consulting services designed to maximize the long-term value of a well-informed facility location decision. This initiative was driven by the desire to independently utilize 15 years of site-selection experience, client relationships and nationwide contacts and resources. Scott’s capabilities make him particularly well suited to provide a very strong value proposition for clients in need of warehouse, distribution and light manufacturing facility solutions. Scott has a history of serving clients with a variety of product types with specific manufacturing and distribution needs, with a particular focus on companies involved in all aspects of the food industry.
Scott spent 12 years with A. Epstein and Sons International, Inc., a Chicago-based architectural/engineering/construction firm. Scott’s 25 plus years of experience also includes more than 11 years of experience working for one of Florida’s largest community developers. Scott’s background includes the marketing, permitting and acquisition and disposition of over $300 million in land assets to a diversified array of retailers, developers and jurisdictional bodies. Over the past 15 years, Scott has worked with clients to provide site selection analyses, site acquisition support, due diligence exercises, entitlement and permitting assignments, and incentive identification and negotiation.
Scott is a frequent speaker and contributor to professional trade groups and publications associated with the site selection and economic development industry. In 2014, he served on the Editorial Advisory Board for Area Development Magazine.
Scott received his Bachelor of Science and Management from Tulane University and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami.