DIVERSE SITE SELECTION & INCENTIVE CAPABILITIES, EXCEPTIONAL RESULTS

New and expanded locations are often the building blocks of innovation. KSR helps companies build transformational projects with advantageous site selection, incentive negotiation, and development consulting. Combining extensive experience in economic development and work with corporate clients that are disrupting their industries, KSR will deliver the financial and technical resources to build the advanced projects that achieve your innovative business goals and benefit the communities where you build.

Services 

MAKING COMPLEX, ADVANCED PROJECTS A REALITY

KSR delivers exceptional results and thrives in implementing complex, advanced projects for corporate clients who are leading innovation in their fields.

Success Stories

RESPECTED RESULTS AND CONNECTIONS

SARAH ROBERTS

FOUNDING PRINCIPAL AND PRESIDENT

KSR brings more than a decade of experience leading an award-winning regional economic development program and implementing site selection projects across multiple industries, Focusing on implementation of advanced site selection projects since launching KSR in 2013, Roberts has built a reputation for helping corporate clients implement transformational projects.

As an economic development executive, Roberts led a regional economic development team in attracting new and expanded corporate locations, urban development, and high-impact entrepreneurship. Also responsible for building the product to attract these investments, Roberts managed master planning, development and disposition of an approximately $50 million real estate portfolio in multiple business parks that experienced record level sales, construction, acquisition, and creation of next generation business parks during her tenure. She also led administration of a regional economic development corporation, directing more than $20 million in incentives to leverage approximately $430 million in private investment.

Roberts has built teams and implemented strategies that garnered international and statewide respect, including recognition by International Economic Development Council in 2009 for the Multi-Year Economic Development Program (greater than 200,000 population) for launching a transformational public-private development program that generated significant development results, as well as the 2003 and 2010 Community Economic Development Award from the Texas Economic Development Council. In 2013, Sarah was recognized by New York-based Development Counselors International as the inaugural class of 40 under 40 Rising Stars Economic Development from a pool of more than 150 candidates in its first-ever year of the award.

Considered a statewide and national leader in the development profession, Roberts has served as one of two economic developers on the national Industrial Asset Management Council Board of Directors for three years (2010-2012) and secured board (2007-2011) and executive committee (2010-2011) appointments to the Texas Economic Development Council. Sarah was also a member of Team Texas, TexasOne, Central Texas Commercial Association of Realtors and International Economic Development Council, actively supporting many of these organizations as a committee chair and member. She is a regular presenter in site selection and development strategies.

Roberts holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Baylor University’s top-ranked Entrepreneurship program. She and her husband, Korbett Roberts, an business succession advisor and financial advisor, call Waco, Texas home with their family.