Economic Development

Our ability to improve economic development initiatives and practices stems from our understanding that no challenge, whether rural or urban, is simple. Rather, economic development problems have complex, inter-related causes requiring nuanced solutions. Areas of expertise include:

  • Geographically targeting investment and community growth initiatives based on large datasets, stakeholder interviews, and thorough research
  • Optimizing planning & development plans to balance competing needs while incentivizing positive, inclusive growth
  • Developing original models to track and understand unique problems, like blighted areas, food deserts, or public health hotspots
  • Using data-driven practices and a range of methods to improve citizen engagement
  • Building and tracking effective public-private partnership incentives