Our full-service consultation, using industrial and marketing analyses, leads to business attraction and retention, and community and real estate development.


Each of our projects is underwritten with sound research. We dig deeply to understand your community in both qualitative and quantitative ways. Grass-roots outreach and the most up-to-date economic and demographic data inform our research process.

This solid foundation of research informs the methodology we use to help you balance fiscal, social, economic, and environmental factors. Count on an in-depth analysis that delivers a high level of detail and insight. We assess the direct and indirect impacts of a project on your community and recommend the means to mitigate any adverse effects.

Depending on the project, our approach to Research & Analysis may include:

  • Define the Project Scope – clearly outline objectives and goals.
  • Gather Data – collect relevant data from trusted sources, including government and industry reports.
  • Economic Impact Analysis – modeling tools project the economic impact.
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis – assess all costs associated with the project.
  • Market Analysis – consider factors like market size, competition, and potential for growth.
  • Stakeholder Engagement – build relationships with those in the industry who will help you succeed.
  • Financial Projections – outline revenue, expenses, and cash flow.
  • Risk Assessment – identify potential risks to the project.
  • Feasibility Study – compile all research and analyses.


We create and implement a comprehensive strategy to promote and enhance the economic well-being of communities, industries, and organizations.

  • Assessment and Analysis – beginning with current economic conditions.
  • Stakeholder Engagement – their input and perspective are crucial.
  • Vision and Goals – a compelling vision with specific goals.
  • Target Industries – identify industries with growth potential for a given region.
  • Competitive Analysis – comparing regions and industries.
  • Infrastructure and Resources – evaluate the availability and adequacy of infrastructure and capital needed.
  • Policy and Regulation – review existing policies and identify where adjustments are warranted.
  • Action Plan – outline specific plans and initiatives.
  • Funding – determine the financial resources needed to complete a project.
  • Measure and Evaluation – continuously track the outcomes.
  • Feedback and Adaptation – adjustments and refinements for changing conditions.
  • Communications and Marketing – highlight successes and share the vision for the future.
  • Long-term Sustainability – take account of social and economic considerations.
  • Review and Update – take note of changing circumstances, priorities, and opportunities.


Implementing solutions for economic development projects is a complex and multi-faceted process. Careful planning, stakeholder engagement, and resource allocation are vital steps toward effective execution.

Our approach to Implementing Solutions includes:

  • Project Identification and Planning – develop a comprehensive project plan.
  • Stakeholder Engagement – collaboration is key.
  • Resource Mobilization – create a budget that includes all project-related expenses.
  • Legal and Regulatory Compliance – ensure that all licenses and permits are obtained.
  • Project Implementation – monitor progress and address issues.
  • Capacity Building – foster relationships with communities and businesses for project support.
  • Monitor and Evaluation – regularly assess the project’s impact and make needed adjustments.
  • Risk Management – continuously assess and manage risks.
  • Communication and Transparency – address concerns promptly.
  • Sustainability – plan for maintenance, costs, and expansion.
  • Impact Assessment and Reporting – assess and share results.
  • Closure and Transition – celebrate and acknowledge those who contributed to the project.
  • Continuous Improvement – learn from successes and apply the experience.

Alivia is very knowledgeable, authentic, and innovative in her work. She is an excellent partner to have on any project and has made tremendous contributions to our success.

– COOKIE ALLAN, Coeur d’Alene Tribe