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Smart Economic Development

Bringing the right business to the right community can create opportunities and change lives.

Our Economic Development Practice works diligently to empower communities, regions and states to better support business investment and job creation. By identifying advantages and weaknesses, we help you get the edge over the competition and find the best match. Services Include:

Strategic Planning

  • Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies (CEDS)
  • Industry cluster analysis and targeting
  • Marketing strategies
  • Incentive toolbox evaluation

Project Support

  • Business attraction/retention/expansion project consulting
  • Incentive structuring, negotiation, and compliance
  • Infrastructure evaluation and planning
  • Grant application and administration services

Organization Capacity Building

  • Organization structuring
  • Leadership development and executive director search
  • Organization benchmarking
  • Board of Directors/staff/stakeholder workshops and retreats

Industry Insights