Economic Development Planning

OUR SERVICESProfessional Economic Development Planning Services

Economic development is a necessity for communities to grow and support their residents and businesses.  Abbfortis Strategies has been on the front line of economic development, focusing on business retention, attraction and expansion.  We have the experience ready to deliver economic strategies to your community.

Your Economic Development Planning Solution

Abbfortis Strategies Approach to Economic Development Planning

The Abbfortis Strategies difference is we have built economic strategies from the ground up and implemented them directly.  We understand the complex environment economic development lives within and how to deliver specific strategies that create results.  Our comprehensive phases for economic development planning include:


We meet with you and your team to identify key objectives you want to accomplish with your economic development plan and any overarching goals and vision to consider.


We perform the necessary research and data gathering to ensure we have a comprehensive understanding of your challenges and opportunities.


We help identify funding sources and opportunities necessary to successfully implement the economic development plan.


We develop a completely tailored plan for your needs, with clearly defined economic strategies and the resources necessary to make sure they are successfully delivered.


We assist your team in rolling out your plan to both internal and external stakeholders to achieve buy-in, ownership and alignment.


We deliver regular progress reporting on plan metrics, making oversight and management of the plan easy for you.

We design our economic development planning services around your needs.  Some organizations need all of the above services and others only a few.  With our comprehensive approach to economic development planning, using all of the above services provides you a turnkey solution, giving you the time you need to make your organization thrive.

How strategy is the key to growing your community

Economic development works when you plan for it

Every community is as unique as a fingerprint.  That’s why a strategy for economic development has to be tailored just as uniquely.  Abbfortis Strategies brings an impressive depth of experience to economic development that’s ready to work for you.  We’ve worked with a range of business sizes, from small and medium sized companies, to Fortune 500 corporations, in industries as far stretching as logistics and manufacturing to biotechnology and retail.

A focused strategy is the key to growing your community.  At Abbfortis Strategies we have the experience in developing specific tools to help you retain, attract and expand businesses in your community.  We will deliver these strategies and tools to you in an actionable and measurable way.  We focus on the strategy so you can focus on helping your organization thrive.