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BDS Breaks Record

BDS assists to secure $15 million in tax incentives for growing Massachusetts businesses


It was a record-breaking year for the state's leading government incentives consulting firm, Business Development Strategies, Inc. (BDS). The BDS team, led by President and Government Incentives Consultant Lynn Tokarczyk, ended 2014 by securing an estimated total of $15 million in valuable savings for a star-studded list of national and global clients. These companies in life science, advanced manufacturing, research and development, and other industries turned to BDS for assistance with securing incentives for their planned real estate expansions. The savings BDS secured on their behalf will allow these companies to fuel the state economy by investing nearly $250 million, creating 1,000 new jobs and retaining 2,000 jobs in Massachusetts.


Adding to BDS's performance-driven reputation is its ability to connect with diverse audiences. Known for its effective communication and project management skills, BDS engages with project stakeholders at all levels to achieve the best outcomes for its clients.


Supporting BDS's outstanding performance is the firm's team of subject matter specialists who help shepherd each project through the government incentives process. The BDS team is made up of experienced professionals in the areas of real estate assessment, tax accounting, incentives law, and municipal management. They bring unparalleled expertise to every project and help BDS achieve the highest levels of savings for its clients.


The proof is in BDS's record of success. With an impeccable record since its 2003 founding, BDS has grown into a trusted government incentives consulting firm for publicly-owned and privately-held companies. The firm's clients have included national and world-renowned industry leaders like IPG Photonics, Keurig Green Mountain, Crown Linen Service, TripAdvisor, Horizon Beverage Company, and others. Since its inception, BDS has assisted its clients in saving an estimated $90 million while investing an estimated $900 million in local cities and towns, creating close to 7,000 new jobs, retaining more than 14,000 jobs, and growing the state economy.


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With new legislative changes that expand the state's Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP), BDS looks forward to assisting companies across the Commonwealth secure valuable savings from government incentives as they consider expanding in Massachusetts.