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Published 08/08/2011 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for? helps business owners gather information to decide where they should open up shop. The application covers many important areas when deciding to open or move a business. Users can search for community related data including population size, labor force size, job growth rate and median age. The user can also view communities that are similar to a place they know and use the ZoomProspector wizard to generate a ranked list of communities that offer a good match for the user’s business. The site also helps the user locate properties once they have decided on a community. The user can choose between office buildings, industrial space, warehouses, retail locations, vacant lots, call centers and more. An advanced search is also available. The user can also search for sites based on industry and economic development.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

ZoomProspector was launched in October 2008 with the objective of fostering business development using internet based GIS. The website maps the whole US and provides key information about various locations across the country. With the passage of time, the website has undergone several key developmental changes to suit to the needs of modern businesses. The main clientele base of ZoomProspector includes- economic organizations, businessmen, government, etc.

What are the differences to other apps?

ZoomProspector offers a unique service to business owners. Rather than scouring many resources for the same information, the user can visit ZoomProspector and search any location based criteria. The site covers all the areas that a business owner is interested in when deciding where to place their company. Along with community details, the site also helps the user scour available properties to find a fitting location.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

ZoomProspector is easy to use. Visitors are greeted by five tabs. The first allows the user to search for community related data by filling out one of the forms presented. The user can click one of the other tabs to access additional search tools. The tabs include find properties, advanced search, site selection experts and economic developers.

How does the registration process work?

ZoomProspector does not require an account to access its search tools. The site does not currently offer a traditional account registration option. The user can begin searching as soon as they arrive on the homepage. This is definitely a good way to encourage busy business owners to return and search for potential locations and real estate.

What does it cost to use the application?

Anyone who visits the ZoomProspector website can access all features and search as often as they like. The site does not charge a fee for its services and there are no expenses associated with using ZoomProspector to gather information. The user can return whenever they like to seek out ideal business locations.

Who would you recommend the application to?

ZoomProspector is ideal for business owners who are either relocating or looking for a place to open up a new business. The application provides the user with a number of search options that allows the user to gather information that would be much more difficult to find otherwise. ZoomProspector can save business owners a great deal of time in their new business planning efforts.

  • Search for specific communities
  • View communities that are similar to one the user knows
  • Check out available property in a community
  • Review community data including labor force size, median age and job growth rates
  • Use the site selection experts and economic developers tool to refine options

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