2016: Trends and Predictions

There is something irresistible about making New Year’s predictions. Never mind that things always turn out differently than we expected. It’s an exercise worthy of the effort. From an economic (and economic development) perspective, 2015 was certainly an odd year. The biggest news was probably the precipitous decline in oil prices.

TIP Strategies Announces Seattle Office Expansion

By: TIP Strategies Ashton Allison, CEcD, joined TIP Strategies’ Seattle office as a consultant this month. Ashton has over 14 years of experience in marketing and economic development in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. He specializes in economic development...

A Measure of Success

by TIP Strategies staff Image credit: Pedestrian Mall View – Old Town Fort Collins, CO by Joe Wolf via Flickr (CC BY ND 2.0)Performance measurement is an increasingly important part of economic development strategic planning. In addition to traditional measures...