Economic Development Consulting

economic growth

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 formation and capitalization
  • Bank strategic planning for community development lending
  • Base closing-related economic development strategies
  • Regional economic development: strategic planning for local collaboratives, governmental agencies and port authorities
  • Neighborhood master planning activities
  • Retail area revitalization strategies
  • Employment and training initiatives
  • Development and business finance
  • Technical assistance to micro-equity and micro-loan programs
  • Charter school linkages with CBOs
  • Transitioning from housing to business support services
  • Securitization for loan funds
  • Transit-oriented development
  • Logistics linkages
  • Programmatic innovation and evaluation