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We hope you have been finding the content in our Strengthen your Region series valuable. Below is our fourth blog and it focuses on the importance of BRE. Feel free to peruse other content of ours by checking out the Related Content section at the bottom of this page. Enjoy! Business Retention & Expansion (BRE) […]
“New and young companies are the primary source of job creation in the American economy”. (Kauffman Foundation) The quote above may sound like a slight exaggeration, but it brings home an important point that represents a new trend. Though startups account for only 3% of overall employment in the US, they represent nearly 20% of […]
Economic Growth and Job Creation: The Case for Clusters
The word “cluster” often comes up in the world of Economic Development in the context of promoting job creation and economic growth. A cluster is a group of firms, and related economic actors and institutions. They are located near one another and draw productive advantage from their mutual proximity and connections. Clusters enable a region […]
Globalization and Big Data, mean you’ve got the tools at your fingertips to build a successful FDI attraction program. But, it’s easy for today’s Economic Developer to get drowned by data when drinking from the firehose of Big Data. Understanding current FDI best practices is an important first step to success.
Our recent Gazelle.ai blog titled “How Attractive is Your Region to Prospective Companies” spoke to the importance of diversifying your economic base. Supporting local business growth and providing a supportive and dynamic business environment are key fundamentals. So are business retention, expansion and recruitment strategies. But before you can create a comprehensive plan, you need […]
How Attractive is Your Region to Prospective Companies?
Finding and attracting the prospects you seek requires access to accurate data, a thorough understanding of key trends and a realistic grasp of how your region is being evaluated by candidate companies. How does your region’s labor availability stack up? Up until recently, recruiting companies was the starting point for investment attraction, followed by working […]