About Us

Throughout our history, Eastcoast Research has prioritized innovation and excellence in all aspects of our work. From designing testing facilities to implementing advanced market research techniques, we have continuously delivered exceptional results.

Our Company

Over the years, Eastcoast Research has built a reputation for reliability, accuracy, and professionalism. Our commitment to quality is evident in every project we undertake, and our clients trust us to deliver actionable insights that drive success. As we continue to evolve and expand our capabilities, we remain dedicated to upholding the highest standards.

Who We Are

Eastcoast Research was founded in 1972 in Wilmington, NC, by seasoned professionals dedicated to advancing research opportunities to clients east of Route 95. We steadily grew into a trusted leader in research and testing, In the early 2000s, we expanded our operations by opening a sensory testing facility in Greensboro, NC. Our expertise in various industries, such as consumer goods, healthcare, and financial institutions, created the need for a third office, which we opened in Raleigh, NC, as a focus group and sensory testing facility.


Our mission is to provide value and insights to our business partners, while providing superior white glove service to our clients and participants.  We are more than a research vendor—we are a research partner.  Collaboration, attention to detail, transparency and flexibility are pillars of our research methodologies.  We ensure data insights are reliable and of the highest quality to allow our clients to evaluate preferences and opinions, determine their position in the marketplace, and make sound business decisions.


  • We do what we say we are going to do. 
  • We act with honor and integrity.
  • We focus on the project specifics with fierce attention to detail. 
  • We act with a sense of urgency while providing white glove service to all clients.

Our Approach

Our recruiting methodologies are not limited to the walls of our offices but include grassroots and outside-the-box methods to ensure we find even the hardest segments. Our large client base, significant return business, and decades of success are a testament to our commitment to exceptional service and proven results. 

We are the only research partner in North Carolina with three focus group facilities and the ability to conduct state-wide research studies.

What We Do

Eastcoast Research provides clients with quality, articulate participants, senior-level project management, and excellent customer service for qualitative and quantitative studies. We pride ourselves on our exceptional recruiting, superior show rates, and our diverse database.

Services Offered

Eastcoast Research offers a comprehensive suite of market research services tailored to meet the diverse needs of our clients. Our offerings encompass various types of research needs, including:

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We excel in recruiting participants for research studies, ensuring that they meet specific criteria to provide valuable insights. We also provide specialized Hispanic recruiting services.

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Sensory Testing

Our sensory analysis services involve evaluating products based on sensory attributes such as taste, smell, texture, and appearance.

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Interviews & Intercepts

 We conduct in-depth interviews and intercept surveys to gather qualitative data and consumer feedback.

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Project Management

Our experienced project managers oversee every aspect of research projects, from planning and execution to analysis and reporting.

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Mock Jury Trial

We organize mock jury trials to simulate legal proceedings and gauge potential outcomes, providing valuable insights for legal professionals.

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Virtual Research

With virtual research capabilities, we conduct online surveys, focus groups, and interviews, enabling efficient data collection from diverse geographic regions.

Industries We Serve

Eastcoast Research boasts a portfolio of expertise across a diverse range of industries and sectors, including but not limited to:
  • 1. Healthcare
  • 2. Food and Beverage
  • 3. Retail
  • 4. Financial Services
  • 5. Media and Entertainment
  • 6. Government and Public Sector
  • Our extensive experience in these industries allows us to tailor our research services to address specific challenges and opportunities unique to each sector, enabling our clients to make informed decisions and drive success.

    Our Commitment

    Eastcoast Research is dedicated to delivering research services of the highest quality, adhering to stringent standards. Our commitment is evident in our meticulous attention to detail, rigorous quality assurance processes, and adherence to industry best practices. We strive to exceed expectations and ensure the integrity and reliability of every project.

    Ethical Research

    In conducting research, Eastcoast Research upholds strict ethical principles and guidelines to ensure participants’ welfare and rights and maintain the research process’s integrity. 

    Our team follows all rules and regulations from the market research industry, state governments and federal government to ensure the highest levels of data privacy and confidentiality. 

    We hold strict confidentiality agreements with clients and respondents to address how data is stored and shared. Studies are always conducted to gather data insights and never to sell or share personal data, products, or services.

    Request A Bid

    Let us show you the difference between a research vendor and a research partner!

    We welcome inquiries and project requests from visitors seeking reliable research solutions. Eastcoast Research is dedicated to serving clients nationwide, and our team is prepared to travel across the country for diverse projects. 

    Whether you require sensory testing, respondent recruiting, interviews and intercepts or any other form of market research, we’re here to meet your needs with professionalism and expertise. Request a bid, and let’s discuss your requirements and explore how we can assist you in achieving your research goals.

    Where to Find Us


    1118 Grecade St, Suite 103 

    Greensboro, NC 27408




    309 W. Millbrook Road Suite 111

    Raleigh, NC 27609




    1213 Culbreth Drive

    Wilmington, NC 28405



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