Corporate Planning • Strategies • Growth • Market Sector • Building Relationships
Our clients are already successful. They strive to stay ahead of the competition and create new products, services or markets. We assist them in strategic planning for new ventures, customers and growth. We develop a range of support services customized to our clients' needs for meeting key business objectives: Strategic Planning, Competitive Analysis by Industry; Corporate Governance, Integrity, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility; Operational planning and facilitation and training for high-potential managers and key executives/board members.
Financial • Bank Assets • Corporate
We review, advise and successfully close transaction on individual non-performing loans and on portfolio non-performing loans from FDIC designated "problem bank". We work on disposition of assets and/or loans; due diligence/negotiations for acquisitions. We work to support and strengthen you corporate financial strategies.
Economic Development • Industry Relocation/Retention • Land Use • Planning • Zoning
Our clients innovate and create jobs. We work to ensure that high growth companies expand or relocate to meet and exceed business goals. We place our clients on a platform of success in constantly changing and very challenging economic environments. We work from the beginning to end of the process on large platform projects with complex and multiple strategic requirements.
For Private Sector Clients and Non-Profit Clients: Economic Impact; Incentives negotiations and facility development; large platform projects with complex and multiple strategic requirements; Site Selection; Substantial success with Florida's economic development incentives: Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund (QTI); Qualified Defense and Space Contractor Tax Refund (QDSC) (including Enterprise Zone or rural county placements; Capital Investment Tax Credit (CITC); High Impact Performance Incentive Grant (HIPI); Quick Response Training Program (QRT); Incumbent Worker Training Program (IWT); Economic Development Transportation Fund; Rural Incentives; Urban Incentives: Enterprise Zone Incentives; Brownfield Incentives; Jobs for the Unemployed Tax Credit Program (JUTC); Local Government Distressed Area Matching Grant Program (LDMG); Manufacturing and Spaceport Investment Incentive Program (MSII).
For Governmental Agencies: Urban development master plans, land development regulations, zoning ordinances, urban design standards, general urban development, preparation of urban design concepts for proposed development, preparation of goals, objectives and policies for municipal and county governments, preparation of all support and analysis documents necessary to present comprehensive development master plans to regional and state authorities, permitting processing, assistance to property owners in acquiring development permits.
International Business Development • Import/Export
Our world is hyper-connected; we advise and facilitate commercial transactions, whether private or government, sales, investment, logistics or transportation among our region and other regions. Cross-border business activities which involve goods or services and which require economic resources and talent to drive the value proposition. We work with multinational enterprises and we work with emerging companies "going global". We direct our work toward our clients' objectives and the economic platform by which they conduct business in a competitive environment.
We have significant work and strong relationships North-South in the Americas and we have advised on factors which require changes in how businesses operate within and without countries and regions. We work to manage across cultures and fully review and work with the differences in legal systems, political systems, economic policy, language, accounting standards, labor standards, living standards, environmental standards, local and regional cultures, corporate culture, foreign exchange markets, tariffs, impart/export regulations, trade agreements and education.
Contracts • Procurement
Our team works with your leadership group to successfully prepare responses on RFP/RFI/RFQ and full proposals with city, county, state and federal government. We work assisting you in growing your business with our deep-and-wide private sector relationships and in-depth knowledge of industry. We work to analyze market opportunities and government projects. We advise on: Public/Private Partnerships; Strategic Planning Transition Strategies involving contract/procurement; State and Federal Funding opportunities.
Seaports • Maritime • Homeland Security • Project Development
The economic impact of a seaport is the lifeline of city, county, region and state. Seaports provide industry-wide high-value jobs and feeder jobs that support those industries. We have worked within and outside government on strategic planning and master plans providing guidance for future port growth.
In a post 9/11 environment, a seaport uses pro-active measures to enhance security while mitigating commercial impacts to port users. We support and assist developing a seaport's strategic focus to enhance communications with valued stakeholders and to expand the development of Small Business Enterprise (SBE) outreach programs by increasing participation by SBE firms in procurement of goods and services.
REA has led successful maritime and port authority related initiatives including: Strategic Planning; Feasibility Studies; Permit Submissions; Transition Strategies; State and Federal Funding Scenarios; Communication and Outreach Programs; Sustainability Planning; Best Port Industry Practices; Assist facility contracts with multi-national customers, and economic impact.
Executive Bonus Programs
REA advises board executive and compensation committees and individual executives on compensation and bonus programs: executive compensation, cash and stock incentive plans, and a variety of options to enhance strategic financial performance.