Karl F. Seidman Consulting Services advises public and private sector clients on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of economic development strategies, policies and programs and on the analysis, planning and financing of real estate development projects. The firm’s services and capabilities include:
Since 1995, Karl F. Seidman Consulting Services has completed over 100 projects for federal and state government agencies, foundations, local governments, non-profit organizations, and private corporations and developers.
Our approach, based on extensive experience with successful projects and programs, combines:
thorough research and analysis to ensure sound decision making
attention to the realities of effective implementation and operations
creative and innovative approaches to strategies, tactics and problem solving
close collaboration with the client and the firm’s principal active involvement in aspects of consulting assignments.
strong personal commitment to the economic and community development process and improving the well-being of regions, cities and communities
Several principles guide our work based on the view that economic development is the process of building sustainable competitive advantages based on strengthening key economic assets and linking them to business sectors with export and wealth-creation potential. These principles include:
Understanding economic and market fundamentals is critical to identifying economic development opportunities and designing feasible programs and projects
Regional assets and economic resources are the foundation for building competitive advantage but require specialized investment and strong relationships with key business clusters to fully leverage assets and create sustained advantages
Implementation is the most critical ingredient to successful economic development and requires strong knowledge of and attention to the financing, operations, and relationship-building entailed in economic development initiatives
Karl F. Seidman Consulting Services advises clients on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of economic development strategies, policies and programs and on the analysis, planning and financing of real estate development projects.
Karl F. Seidman Consulting Services has completed over forty projects for federal, state and local governments, foundations, community development corporations, business associations, and private firms and developers.
Karl F. Seidman Consulting Services uses a three-dimensional approach to program evaluation to maximize the evaluation’s strategic value to your organization. Get in touch with us today to start discussing your project.