Welcome to NEEDS, Inc.

Think Differently Economic Developers

We believe that real estate can be a transformational change agent for communities.

Integrity. Perspective. IMPACT.

NEEDS, Inc. transcends buzzwords and cuts to the heart of fundamental questions facing developers and municipalities alike.

We remain dedicated to shepherding projects that positively impact communities. We work closely with developers, walking them through the steps toward successfull completion of profitable building projects.


Clients turn to NEEDS, Inc. for outsourced economic development solutions that deliver cost effective means for obtaining key insights and guidance provided by seasoned economic development professionals.

Focus On Your Community

NEEDS, Inc. recognize that every community can build resilient economies and a high quality of life. 

We are committed to helping communities find new approaches to creating a unique value in an otherwise crowded, undifferentiated and highly competitive environment.

Deep Economic Development Experience

Three decades of experience working with the public and private sectors as an advisor and developer of commercial real estate.

We strive to attain a balance between the private interests of profit and the public interests of creating a unique product that promotes a healthy, resilient and happy community.

What We Have Done

Take a peak at some of our completed works and projects currently underway.

Our Partners

Integrity | Transparency | Vision

Seeking exelence in the built environment.

Pare Corporation

If you can envision it, we can engineer it.

Crossman Engineering

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

New Commons

Think | Link | Do
Data driven decision making.

Camoin Associatiates

Economic Development

Read Our Blog

Challenging Economic Development Fundamentals

Contact Us

  • Available 24/7 to discuss your needs and answer your questions: 401.440.1742

    1300 Highland Corporate Drive
    Suite 202
    Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864

  • (401) 658-0665
  • (401) 658-1064
  • sgibbs@needsinc.com