Estimate direct impacts - jobs created and retained - and indirect impacts, the additional jobs and spending resulting from a proposed project...all in real time.
Using our systematic approach, you can compare revenue generated by a project against the cost of a project's incentives, then decide if it is a fiscally smart investment.
Our easy to use web-based tool makes it possible for economic development specialists to analyze the impact of proposed projects quickly, consistently and accurately.Request Access to a Free Demo
“I was very impressed with the demonstration of CGR’s Cost/Benefit Analysis specifically designed for Industrial Development Agencies. It’s easy to use, affordable and offers economic development professionals an effective tool to measure potential projects”
— William Mannix, Administrative Director, Town of Islip IDA
“Now is the time for economic development agencies to consider using a cost benefit analysis model. Resources are scarcer than ever and must be used carefully to create the highest level of private sector investment and quality jobs. Plus, a thoughtful cost benefit analysis will naturally generate a broader range of support for a project from community stakeholders”
— Michael Stamm, President, Tompkins County Area Development
“The Center for Governmental Research’s cost benefit model is a simple to use, easily accessible, and an affordable option for IDAs to increase accountability and employ a critical best practice… best of all, the data sets and updates are all included”
— Ron Hicks, Deputy Commissioner of Strategic Planning and Economic Development, Dutchess County
The Council of Development Finance Agencies, a national association dedicated to the advancement of development finance concerns and interests, is partnering with CGR to offer CDFA members exclusive discounts to purchase informANALYTICS. For information contact us.
informANALYTICS was recently featured on the CDFA Ohio Financing Roundtable: Engaging Cost Benefit Analysis to Strengthen Your Development Finance Decisions webcast
Listen to Jeff Porter interview Kent Gardner about informANALYTICS for Regional Business Talk.