BRE Takes a Front Seat

Business retention and expansion (BRE) has never been more critical.  One of the first things economic development organizations (EDO) did when COVID-19 hit was reach out to their existing businesses.  This was the most direct and efficient way to understand the...

As I See It | Moving from Triage to Strategy

As economic developers start to pivot from the triage work of reaching out to existing businesses and connecting them with business resources, the big question is, “What should we focus on now to most favorably position our community for the future?” None of us...