Economic Development

Economic Development Services


Manheim Solutions, Inc. can help your community or business grow! With more than 40 years of community economic development experience, we know how to help communities create jobs and help businesses find the skilled workers they need. We offer both staff support services, as well as conduct specialized studies.

The Manheim Solutions Team offers the following economic development services:

For Corporate Clients


  • Site Selection Research and Analysis
  • ACT Authorized Job Profiling® Workforce and Skills Assessments
  • Incentives Negotiations
  • Small Business Development:
    • SBA Programs
    • Revolving Loan Funds
    • Other small business assistance programs

Community Economic Development Organizations


  • SWOT Analysis & Strategic Planning
  • Target Industry Analysis
  • Workforce / Labor-shed Analysis
  • Business Development Strategies
  • Retail Trade Analysis
  • Business Retention & Expansion Studies and Implementation
  • Staffing services
  • Incentive Policies
  • Retail Sales Tax Abatements
  • Property Tax Abatements
  • Revolving Loan Funds
  • Coordinate and create partnerships with regional and state agencies to leverage your community’s limited resources

For a sample of work, here are a couple of examples. Download the economic development strategic plan or the brochure for the City of Appleton, Wisconsin, Appleton Brochure 4-15-15. Click here to find our Final Report for Appleton. Another example is a retail market trade area brochure for the Village of Alsip, Illinois. Alsip Retail Flyer 10 Minute Radius.