GIS Based Environmental Consulting Firm



Resource Data, Inc. (RDI) is a consulting business specializing in geographic information service (GIS), computer mapping and library-research support services. RDI is located in Asheville, North Carolina and has been in operation since 1991. Providing information to decision makers. Helping clients visualize and understand geographic opportunities and constraints based on landscape patterns, resource distributions, distribution networks, and demographic characteristics in relationship to their specific project needs. RDI specializes in the assessment and analysis of geo-based decision-making information. We evaluate source-materials in terms of quality, project value (usability), resolution and cost in relationship to client need. We model and evaluate data to identify geographic trends, concentrations and patterns. We work to find solutions within a set of geographic opportunities and constraints to develop project analysis, models, and maps. RDI assists private and public planners and strategists, government administrators, facility managers, natural resource managers, engineers, regional fund raising executives, advertising executives, attorneys, developers, bankers and mortgage lenders, individuals—and more. If you are a landowner and would like to learn more about earning passive income, check out our Landowner page.

Our Services


We work with the utility-scale solar farm site-selection process. Including site selection and analysis, property searches for many different types of clients with a focus on ecological restoration and preservation.

Stream and Wetland Siting

Our stream and wetland work, primarily focuses on identifying potential sites for preservation, restoration and mitigation.

Resource Data, Inc. Asheville, NC