Insight into the growth-drivers of today’s economy.

We provide practical information to support the day-to-day activities of economic developers.

Broad thinking, tailored solutions.

We look beyond the world of economic development to reveal factors driving prosperous economies.

Taking on the toughest challenges.

We create processes and solutions that make difficult topics easier for you to manage.

Project staffing by design.

We draw from a wide range of partners to offer a dream team of experts for each engagement.

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Business Development Advisors (BDA) is an economic development and market intelligence consulting firm.

Economic Development Consulting Services

BDA works with economic development leaders at the local, state and national levels to increase business investment and job growth in their communities. Our services provide practical information that supports the day-to-day activities of economic developers.

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Smart Incentives

BDA recently launched Smart Incentives, which helps communities make sound decisions throughout the economic development incentives process.

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Economic Research

BDA researches and analyzes economic issues and policy initiatives that affect regional economies. One of our unique research specialties is the contribution service industries make to regional economic growth.

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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, communities and customers in the United States and internationally.

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