Welcome to NEEDS, Inc.

Think Differently Economic Development

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.


    Integrity, transparency, perspective….

    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 communities and developers, helping them through the steps toward profitable development projects.


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

    Planning & Analysis

    Economic Base Studies
    Labor Market Studies
    Strategy Planning


    Digital Strategies
    CRM Strategies
    Stakeholder Engagement
    Incentives Design
    Customer Management

    Real Estate Development

    Market Studies
    Project Marketing
    Pro-Forma Analysis
    Project Management
    Fiscal Impact Studies
    Capitalization Strategies
    Economic Impact Studies
    Managing Entitlements

    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.

    Take a peak at some of our work.

    NEEDS, Inc. recognizes 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.

      Contact Us

      Available 24/7 to discuss your needs and answer your questions

      1300 Highland Corporate Drive Suite 202
      Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864

      email: [email protected]

      mobile phone: 401.440.1742

      office phone: (401) 658-0665

      fax: 401.658.1064