Feasibility Study Oversight

EDAC works with a number of national specialists with experience in analyzing demographics and market demand frequently required by public market developers, supermarket chains, developers and national retailers. EDAC specialists have also conducted symposia, training ... [Continue Reading]

Economic Development Consulting

EDAC provides consulting services to CDCs, governmental agencies, foundations, financial institutions and small business ventures in the following areas: Governmental grantsmanship EB-5 financing Business incubator development/feasibility studies CDFI, CDCU and CDE ... [Continue Reading]

Funding Assessment

EDAC teams are frequently contracted to assess the viability of a project concept and its potential capability of attracting finance from federal, philanthropic and local sources (e.g. manufacturing incubators, food hubs, food markets, retail revitalization concepts and social ... [Continue Reading]

Technical Assistance

For decades EDAC teams have been regularly retained by federal agencies to assess challenges encountered by business or real estate undertakings of grantees and to recommend remedies to venture obstacles which threaten the successful implementation of the funded endeavor. EDAC’s ... [Continue Reading]

Strategic Planning

Our specialists have an extensive track record in working with foundations, local governments and neighborhood revitalization proponents in contemplating multi-phased strategies and investments to catalyze the rebuilding of retail nodes, manufacturing corridors and food-related ... [Continue Reading]


EDAC has specialized in assisting clients with federal grant applications for over 30 years. Clients regularly receive 6-7 figure awards for projects that include: Public markets Grocery stores Manufacturing incubators Social enterprises Retail revitalization ... [Continue Reading]