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RDS is a full service market and economic research company specializing in qualitative and quantitative research.  We identify market opportunities, assist in brand building, diagnose problems, monitor performance, and offer actionable strategies tailored to our clients' needs.
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RDS has completed thousands of hospitality, economic impact, and location feasibility studies. Our record for precise and timely forecasts is unrivaled.  

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RDS' vision: provide innovative research solutions. We assist our clients to make smart decisions based on targeted market intelligence.

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RDS was founded in 1979 by Walter J. Klages, Ph.D., a tenured Professor of Economics, who spearheaded a team of full-time research professionals to respond to the needs of clients in his consulting practice. See why our clients choose RDS.
RDS IN THE NEWS

Pinellas tourism better than last year, consultant says Pinellas hosted 586,400 overnight visitors in July, a 5.5 percent gain, tourism consultant Walter Klages of Research Data Services, Inc. reported...

Dr. Walter Klages, a Tampa Bay economist, says local economy is on the rebound "As far as the tourism industry is concerned- we're doing fine." Dr. Klages points out that the key part of the Bay Area economy is already on the rebound. Hotel rooms are full and the prices of those rooms are also on the rise. Tampa Bay now leads the nation in some of those key indicators of the health of the tourism industry.