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Barry Foster, Principal

909.861.4335

Bfoster@hdlcompanies.com

 

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EconSolutions logo

CONTACT US
TODAY!

Barry Foster, Principal

909.861.4335

Bfoster@hdlcompanies.com



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About EconSolutions

Based in Diamond Bar, HdL has been providing cities, counties and special districts with professional consulting services and software systems for over 30 years. HdL has over 400 local government clients and many of them have been clients for years due to our philosophy of continually investing in new technology and databases to support our client’s needs.

We're able to provide expert in-depth revenue forecasts and updates on legislative and economic trends that impact local government revenues. Our company is recognized as a leader in financial analysis, data analysis, market studies and economic/revenue forecasts.

The firm's systematic approach to revenue management, forecasting and economic analysis is currently being used by over 400 local government clients.

Our Services

ECONSolutions by HdL offers strategic planning and consulting services to assist local governments with economic development planning and execution:

  • Community Profile
  • Trade Area & Void Analysis
  • Site Selection Package
  • Business Attraction Support
  • Economic Development Action Plan
  • Financial Analysis & Revenue Projection
  • Reuse and Redevelopment Study
  • Consumer Demand/Market Supply Assessment
  • Demographic Report
  • Household Segmentation Profile
  • Retail Performance Assessment
  • Sales Tax Sharing Agreement

Our firm has the ability to engage in projects of every size from data analysis to comprehensive studies to short-term advisory support and more.

We provide our clients with solutions for important strategic decisions. Every client has a different set of needs and each program offers customized solutions based on budget and development requirements.

Our Clients

ECON Solutions Current Client List May 2016

 

BARRY FOSTER, PRINCIPAL

Barry has outstanding professional credentials including vast experience at the highest levels in the public and private sector.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Worked for 23 years in the public sector in California for the following cities: Moreno Valley, Rancho Mirage, Monrovia, and Loma Linda.
  • Three years of experience in the private sector for HdL and a number of development companies.
  • Facilitated 28 million square feet of development-logistics, offices, shopping centers, healthcare, auto centers and hotels.

Mr. Foster worked in local government as the Director of Community & Economic Development with the cities of Moreno Valley and Rancho Mirage. His extensive background in economic development has been instrumental as HdL expands to provide additional economic development consulting and site selection services for its clients. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Minnesota State University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Kansas. Mr. Foster is active in a number of professional organizations including more than 25 years with the International Council of Shopping Centers.

BARRY FOSTER, PRINCIPAL

Barry has outstanding professional credentials including vast experience at the highest levels in the public and private sector.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Worked for 23 years in the public sector in California for the following cities: Moreno Valley, Rancho Mirage, Monrovia, and Loma Linda.
  • Three years of experience in the private sector for HdL and a number of development companies.
  • Facilitated 28 million square feet of development-logistics, offices, shopping centers, healthcare, auto centers and hotels.

Mr. Foster worked in local government as the Director of Community & Economic Development with the cities of Moreno Valley and Rancho Mirage. His extensive background in economic development has been instrumental as HdL expands to provide additional economic development consulting and site selection services for its clients. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Minnesota State University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Kansas. Mr. Foster is active in a number of professional organizations including more than 25 years with the International Council of Shopping Centers.