Economic Development Advisory

At the heart of any major greenfield economic development project is a major land development project. Finding the right site is a function of good science and engineering combined with detailed siting expertise. CSRS combines the client’s requirements with its science, engineering, siting and economic development expertise to identify the best site for a facility.

Unique needs are paired with unique sites for lowest long-term operational costs. Our team will guide you from facility idea inception and offers turn-key services from site identification and site due diligence through construction and start up.


  • Corporate Site Selection
  • Site Identification and Initial Screening
  • Site Feasibility Analysis
  • Site Due Diligence
  • Incentives Negotiations and Support
  • Site Entitlement and Permitting
  • Economic Development Impact Studies
  • Community Planning and Preparedness


“Throughout all the programs of work, CSRS has displayed a professional and dedicated approach for AEDC. Their work product was outstanding and has received significant recognition from both AEDC and our economic development partners.”

-Dwight D. Poirrier, Board Member Ascension Economic Development Corporation

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Taylor Gravois
Principal, Economic Development Practice Lead

Taylor draws on his 20 years of experience as a civil engineer and land surveyor in performing site selection, site due diligence, and land development project delivery for both large and small facilities, economic development, and infrastructure projects. He works with local governments, private developers, large corporations, and economic development organizations in support of site selection, site development, and infrastructure projects. Mr. Gravois possesses an in-depth understanding of the engineering processes associated with site and land development and applies this knowledge to every site selection project endeavor for maximum results.

Taylor has a broad array of site selection and land development experience ranging from overseeing surveys of raw land, site feasibility studies and due diligence, site layout and detailed design, site entitlements, construction administration, contract closeout, to every phase of site selection and project delivery in between. With significant site development, planning, engineering, permitting, land surveying, and project management experience and expertise, he is uniquely qualified to understand and meet each client’s site selection needs.


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