For Businesses, Developers, & Site Consultants

Businesses, Developers, & Site Consultants

Consulting Services

Incentive Approved!

Let us run the numbers on your economic development incentive so you can show a clear ROI to local officials and get your deal approved.


Economic & Fiscal Impact Reports

Demonstrate Your Project's Value

When you need a third-party study from a well-known and reputable consultant in the economic development industry, turn to Impact DataSource. Our reports are detailed and comprehensive, containing all of the information you need in order to demonstrate what your project brings to state or local governments even net of any incentives.

We take abstract factors like number of jobs and capital investment and translate them into new tax revenues. With a bottomline net benefit, you can demonstrate the ROI your project will generate for the community.

Impact reports help our clients evaluate all aspects of an individual project.

Unique Project?

We've seen it all.

Short Timeline?

Give us a couple of days, at most a few weeks.

Project Still in Flux?

We'll revise the report as details are locked in.

Limited Funds?

We can work within your budget.

Working with Impact DataSource

What to expect step-by-step

Contact Us

Give us a call or send an email and tell us about your project.

Existing business expanding? New mixed-use development? Downtown hotel/convention center? Local machine shop adding an employee?

Give Us the Info

Send us the info you have or have your prospect fill out our customized project questionnaire.

Check Your Email

Depending on the specifics of your analysis, our turnaround time may only be a week or two.

Review the Draft

Ask us questions by phone or email and have us make tweaks.

A new incentive option? Revise the company’s job count? Custom summary report?


If everything looks good and you don’t have any questions, that’s a wrap!

Quote? Need a Report? Questions?

Contact Paul or send a message.

Paul Scheuren



[email protected]

Economic Impact of Your Organization

For Public Relations and Market Purposes

Imagine if you could summarize all of the economic and community benefits that stem from your organization’s operations. Whether your organization is a multi-national corporation, a single manufacturing plant, a university, or even a non-profit organization, we’ve prepared accessible, comprehensive studies that demonstrate the benefits your organization brings to a community. 

This is a fantastic way to show local officials or the public at large what your organization means to the economy and the community. 

Our typical organization impact report will include a detailed report with the usual text and tables. To help tell your story we can also prepare a branded infographic with the results.

ROI Report? Cost-Benefit Analysis? Incentives Report?

No matter what you call it, we put it all together. Find out what we include in a comprehensive economic development impact analysis.

Our Experience

Any Purpose. Any Project.

Established in 1993, Impact DataSource is an Austin, Texas-based economic consulting firm. Impact DataSource provides high-quality economic research, specializing in economic and fiscal impact analyses. Our firm is highly focused on economic development through consulting services. Impact DataSource has conducted thousands of economic impact analyses of new businesses, retention and expansion projects, developments, and activities in all industry groups throughout the U.S.

State Programs
  • California Competes
  • Iowa Reinvestment Districts
  • Texas Enterprise Fund Application
  • Ethanol Plants
  • LNG Terminals
  • Oil Refineries
  • Power Plants
Special Purpose
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Military Bases
Sports & Conferences
  • Athletic Stadiums
  • Conference Centers
  • Events
  • Sports Training Facilities
  • Hotels
  • Multi-family Residential
  • Single Family Residential
  • Mixed-Use Development
  • Restaurants
  • Retail Development
  • Call Centers
  • Data Centers
  • Distribution& Warehousing
  • E-Commerce Fulfillment
  • Headquarters
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Office & Hospitals
  • Research/Development