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OUR CLIENTS

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

CONSULTING SERVICES

Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Economic development strategic plan

Franklin County (OH) Economic Development and Planning

Program evaluation and strategic plan

Montgomery County, MD

Comprehensive Economic Strategy (with TIP Strategies)

Southern Alleghenies Planning, Development Commission and Somerset County, PA

Advancing Opportunity: Economic Diversification and Growth Strategy for Somerset County, PA (with EntreWorks Consulting)

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Reflecting Community Priorities in Economic Development Practices

 

Charles County (MD) Economic Development Commission

Economic development strategic plan and annual reports

MassDevelopment

Defense Industry Economic Diversification Study (with TIP Strategies)

Ports-to-Plains (TX)

Economic analysis and business development plan.

Team NEO (OH)

Regional assets analysis and competitive assessment.

North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) to support the Regional Plan for Sustainable Development (with TIP Strategies)

Roadmap for the Washington Region’s Economic Future

Perspectives from CEOs and High-Ranking Executives Regional economic strategy

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Management Review and Recommendations

Detroit Renaissance

Life sciences sectors studies

Detroit Economic Growth Corporation

Benchmarking study

ICMA (DC)

Center for Sustainable Communities

Business Development

Team NEO (OH)

Target industry analysis | Prospect identification

Montgomery County (MD)

Federal Government Contract Spending Analysis and Projection (with BirchGrove Consulting)

Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation

Headquarters market segment profile | Prospect identification

Stillwater Chamber of Commerce (OK)

Target industry analysis | Prospect identification

Detroit Economic Growth Corporation

Benchmarking study and target industry analysis

Charles County (MD) Economic Development Commission

IT marketing and outreach strategy | Back office and call center market evaluation

Global TransPark (NC)

Target industry analysis | Prospect identification and contact strategy

Incentives

Business Oregon

Strategic Assessment of Incentives

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Incentives for Entrepreneurial Firms

 

Tax Incentive Evaluation Report 2020

Oklahoma Incentive Evaluation Commission (with PFM)

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Incentives assessment study (with CREC and the Upjohn Institute)

Invest Atlanta

Incentive program review

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

Incentive program review

City of Kansas City, MO

Economic Development Incentives Analysis (ongoing, with CDFA)

El Paso, TX

Assessment of incentive programs and policies (with CREC)

University of Delaware Institute for Public Administration

Economic development training program, “Crafting Smart Incentives for Impact and Accountability”

Dayton Development Coalition

Due diligence

Business Leaders for Michigan

Incentives competitiveness study

State Data Sharing Initiative

White paper on evidence-based policymaking through

greater sharing of state administrative records  (with CREC)

Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County, Arkansas

Incentives competitiveness study

Pew Charitable Trusts

Business Incentive Initiative (with CREC)

TechSolve (OH)

Incentives competitiveness study | Industry intelligence

Maryland Economic Development Corporation

Assessment of incentive programs and policies (with CREC)

Saratoga County, NY

Tech park incentives competitiveness analysis (with TIP Strategies)

Workforce

Nashville Chamber

Labor market analysis (with CREC)

Northern Virginia Community College

Workforce trends and occupational forecasts (with CRA)

The 2030 Group – Greater Washington

Career pathways for middle-skill jobs in the Greater Washington region’sleading industry clusters

Detroit Renaissance

Jobs and Talent in Regional Economies

Arizona State Energy Sector Partnership

Workforce training plan, funded by US Department of Labor (with CREC)

District of Columbia

Workforce trends and occupational forecast (with CRA)

District of Columbia

Workforce trends and occupational forecast (with CRA)

Montgomery County, MD

Workforce trends and forecast (with CRA)

International

Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MinTIC), Colombia.

Policy guidelines for ICT and economic development (with EntreWorksConsulting and MIT Technology Review)

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

Executive Training Program, Investment Incentives and Sustainable Agriculture

EU-OECD 

Improving the Use of Investment Incentives in the Southern Mediterranean Region 

Private Sector clients

- Incentive program comparison – Vietnam, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore & Malaysia.

- FTZ evaluation in the Middle East.

- Market assessment and labor force analysis for a business plan for a proposed university campus in Qatar.

- Competitive assessment of four cities in the Persian Gulf region.

- Industry and prospect research for a business development initiative in central Mexico.

Economic Development Strategies
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ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Policy Research

The Stephen S. Fuller Institute for Research on the Washington Region’s

Economic Future

Gig and Independent Work in the Washington Regional Economy

US Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy

Human Capital and Women’s Business Ownership

Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Renewing Our Commitment to a Strong US Manufacturing Base:

Expanding the Impact of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (with

CREC and Stone & Associates)

Northern Virginia Streetcar Coalition

Technical advisor, economic development

Arlington County (VA)

Transportation benchmarking study (with GMU)

Greater Washington Initiative

Greater Washington: International Commerce and Culture (contributor).

2030 Group (Greater Washington, DC)

Roadmap for the Washington Region’s Economic Future

Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MinTIC)

Policy guidelines for ICT and economic development (with EntreWorks

Consulting and MIT Technology Review)

National Governors Association

A Governor’s Guide to Strengthening State Entrepreneurship Policy

(contributor)

Pew Center on the States

Regulatory compliance burden by state

Services Research
  • Gig and Independent Work in US Metropolitan Economies and Service Industries (2019, RESER Ceuta, Spain).

  • Location Choices and Rationales Among Professional and Business Services Firms (2012, RESER Bucharest).

  • Services in the Detroit Regional Economy: Implications for a City in Transition (The Services Industries Journal, 2011).

  • Recession and Professional & Business Services Employment in the US: No Safe Haven (Povos e Culturas, 2011).

  • Services in the Detroit Regional Economy: Implications for a City in Transition (2009, RESER Budapest).

  • Professional and Business Services in US Regional Economies: Growth and Gaps (2006 RESER Lisbon).

  • Professional and Business Services in Regional Economies (IEDC Economic Development Journal, 2006).

Fiscal and Economic Impact

Louisiana Economic Development

Statewide Military Economic Impact Analysis (with The Roosevelt Group),

2013 | Military Economic Impact Analysis for the State of Louisiana, 2017

Center for Regional Analysis (CRA), George Mason University (VA)

Findings on the Economic Effects of Uranium Operations in Select

Communities

Virginia Credit Union League

Economic impact analysis (with CRA)

Fort Polk Progress

Fort Polk Economic Impact Analysis and Review of the Supplemental

Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Army 2020 Force Structure

Realignment for Fort Polk.

Partnership for Job Creation (DC)

ROI for the New Markets Tax Credit Program

Commonwealth of Virginia, Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security

Virginia Department of Defense Procurement Economic Impact Evaluation Model, funded by the Office of Economic Adjustment, US Department of Defense (with CRA and Chmura Economics)

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MARKET INTELLIGENCE

BDA has provided confidential market intelligence reports to:

State and local economic development organizations

- Global manufacturers

- Defense and aerospace companies

- Public policy organizations

- Real estate services firms