You are in good company

Barnhart Economic Services specializes in economic analysis for EB-5 Regional Centers and projects, and has quickly become one of the top industry consultants with over 27 combined years of expertise and project experience valued at over $8 billion in aggregate.

Let's work on your next EB-5 project together!

Even though we are located in beautiful West Palm Beach, FL, our client base is national.

Meet Our Highly Experienced;Qualified;Professional;Respected EB-5 Team

Dr. Scott W. Barnhart - President - Barnhart Economic Services

Dr. Scott W. Barnhart


Dr. Barnhart teaches Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions and Investments. His research has…

Dr. Cora M. Barnhart - Vice President - Barnhart Economic Services

Dr. Cora Barnhart

Vice President

In addition to service as VP of BES, Dr. Barnhart is also an Associate Professor at the…

Dr. Alan Wade Hodges - Barnhart Economic Services

Alan Wade Hodges, Ph.D.

Senior Economist

Dr. Hodges is an Economist in Food & Resource Economics at the University of Florida, Institute of…

Laura L. Barnhart - Director - Barnhart Economic Services

Laura L. Barnhart


As Director, Ms. Barnhart focuses on real estate finance and…

Robust EB-5 Job Calculator

BES has taken the time to develop new and insightful EB-5 tools; the most recent being a comprehensive online EB-5 Job Calculator. We are offering this tool as a quick way for our clients to check the potential of any EB-5 investment opportunities that come along. Check your projections then contact us to begin the conversation.

EB-5 Job Calculator

About the Company

Barnhart Economic Services, LLC is an economic consulting firm specializing in economic impact analysis, EB-5 job creation analysis, business plan preparation services and EB-5 project consultation.  The firm was founded in 2008, when the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program was in its infancy when only 13 Regional Centers were in existence.

Our EB-5 Investment consulting firm has conducted economic studies for projects with capital expenditures in excess of $9.45 Billion with accompanying gross revenues of $6.43 Billion.  The firm has successfully completed  analyses for a variety of industries, including basic infrastructure development, construction, manufacturing, agriculture, sports stadiums, deep water container ports, chain as well as luxury resort hotels, office buildings, restaurants, health care facilities and hospitals, assisted living facilities, real estate development, education, entertainment, mining, retail stores and shopping malls.

In addition, the firm provides job creation feasibility studies as well as full economic reports for EB-5 Regional Center projects.    

With 27 combined years of economic impact (job creation) experience, three PhD economists on staff, and two Columbia University MS recipients in real estate development, Barnhart Economic Services, LLC has positioned itself as the preeminent economic consulting group.

The firm prides itself on concise and accurate technical job creation reports with quick turn-around time and a 100% acceptance rate thus far from USCIS. 

The BES group has vast experience with the USCIS EB-5 approval process including new Regional Center establishment, hypothetical, exemplar and actual Regional Center projects, Targeted Employment Area (TEA) determination, and agency Requests for Evidence (RFE).  Barnhart Economic Services, LLC stands ready to elevate your project to approved status.

Our Skilled EB-5 Staff Will Work With You to Determine the Best Course.