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Business Development Advisors (BDA) is an economic development and market intelligence consulting firm. We work with economic development leaders at the local, state and national levels to increase business investment and job growth in their communities.
BDA researches and analyzes economic issues and policy initiatives that affect regional economic development. Ongoing research themes address equitable and inclusive economic development, the role of service industries in regional economies, and the future of work, including remote, gig, and independent work trends.
We work with our clients to provide insight into the growth drivers of today’s economy, establish data-driven policies and practices, and deliver business intelligence on target industries and companies. Our consulting services provide practical information that supports the day-to-day activities of economic developers.
MARKET INTELLIGENCE SERVICES
BDA provides competitive intelligence to organizations seeking insights on industries, market trends, individual companies, and locations. BDA creates custom reports to help decision-makers evaluate competitors, partners and customers in the United States and internationally. Our confidential reports are typically used as inputs into business development and market entry strategies.
Smart Incentives helps communities make sound decisions throughout the economic development incentives process. Smart Incentives works with economic development organizations and investment promotion agencies to implement incentive programs that are both effective and responsible by:
Analyzing incentive program design and offers.
Applying the Smart Incentives 4x4 framework for program management.
Offering access to data and analytical methods to guide decisions.
Improving evaluation and reporting procedures.