J.M. Mullis, Inc.


J. M. Mullis, Inc. was established by Mike Mullis during the late 1970’s to provide professional project location specialist services to companies contemplating expansion and/or relocation of business opportunities throughout the world (with particular emphasis in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia). Based in Memphis, Tennessee, J. M. Mullis has affiliates in Mexico, Europe and Asia.

Today, the firm typically does billions of dollars annually in new project establishments for numerous companies of all sizes and types. Typical individual projects range in investment from $20 million to $500 million, depending on capital and technology intensity. The firm has an average completion rate of approximately 50 projects per year.

J. M. Mullis, Inc. practices complete professionalism and maintains the highest level business ethics and standards.

Client Strength

J. M. Mullis, Inc. represents a diverse list of Internationally renowned companies throughout the world. Today, the Firm’s project location activities include location analysis assistance for the establishment of a wide range of project types including operations for the manufacturing of composite fuselage structures for the commercial aircraft industry, composite aerospace wing sub-assemblies for the commercial aircraft industry, final assembly of commercial regional jets for Bombardier Aerospace, helicopter engines and carbine brakes for SAFRAN Group (Turbomeca and Snecma), stamped assembled parts for Toyotetsu Canada, seat frame production and assembly for Toyota Boshoku, ceramic tile manufacturing for Dal-Tile, the first LEED-certified pet food manufacturing operation in the world for Mars Petcare, and motorcycle production operation(s) for Harley-Davidson.

Other major industrial clients include numerous regional distribution center establishments for Wal-Mart, 30+ project establishments for MASCO, as well as distribution and/or manufacturing operation establishments for PepsiCo (Gatorade, Frito-Lay), Carlisle Companies, UTC/Goodrich, ALSTOM Transport, and Olin Winchester.

Value-Based Services

The Firm’s proven methodologies, and total dedication to resolving the specific needs of any given Client, produce consistent project results that directly benefit any Company’s bottom line. J. M. Mullis, Inc. attributes these results to the Firm’s ability to integrate people, resolve issues, and exhaust all opportunities. The cost of a project location analysis by the Firm is based on a pre-determined negotiated lump sum fee basis (plus expenses) for an agreed upon full scope of services.


J. M. Mullis, Inc.’s professional and technical staff has more than ten decades of combined economic development and site selection related experience.

The Firm’s disciplines cover real estate, labor, incentive negotiations, community development, legal, civil engineering principles, logistics, tax analysis, etc.

Approximately 900 to 1,000 locations are evaluated each year, and several hundred location visits are conducted annually; resulting in thousands of interviews with key industry, business, and government officials.

J. Michael Mullis, President and CEO, has more that 30 years of experience in the business.

The firm is a member of these professional organizations:

  • Site Selectors Guild (Mike Mullis, Founding Member)
  • International Economic Development Council
  • Industrial Asset Management Council
  • Corenet
  • International Facility Managers Association
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Several regional and state economic development associations



3753 Tyndale Drive Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38125
Phone 901.753.0373
Fax 901.753.7487

Our Mission

To provide objective and factual evaluations on a very cost effective and accelerated basis; and to be certain that the Firm’s clients make the most qualified location candidate selection decisions possible. To negotiate incentive packages which are fair and equitable to all parties involved. To develop long-term relationships and partnerships based on old-fashioned values.

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