The Chesapeake Group is the premier economic development and impact firm in the United States, having prepared more than 1,000 analyses since its inception. TCG has been involved with all facets of urban, suburban and rural area strategic planning. In addition to their national reputation with all forms of development, The Chesapeake Group has been involved with more analyses defining opportunities for sustainable economic activity based on agriculture and natural resource development and emerging technology and technology transfer for organizations, institutions and research entities than any other firm in the country. Furthermore, The Chesapeake Group has also been involved with not just planning but project implementation for numerous efforts. TCG’s experience in economic consulting is unmatched in the industry.


TCG provides an integrated array of economic development consulting services whose purpose is to facilitate appropriate development and expansion using the areas resources. Key economic development consulting services include economic and community development strategies; tourism development; economic revitalization, including neighborhoods, “Main Streets” and mixed-use development plans; emerging R & D opportunities assessments; economic and fiscal impact analyses; tenant, developer and investor recruitment; and transit-oriented development.

Most importantly, TCG’s efforts have met clients’ expectations of success, resulting in many billions of dollars in investment, preservation through enhancement of industries and their revenue, fiscally responsible sustainable development, inclusion of diverse populations in the economy, increased employment, and the creation of activity centers where none existed previously.

As you will find if we are awarded the contract, our efforts involve the time of only highly-skilled principal level professionals; and we are proud of the fact that most of our public and private sector clients return consistently to use our services.