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Temple Economic Development Corporation (TX) – Target Industry Study and Target Marketing Plan

Challenge For over a decade, the Temple Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) focused its recruitment efforts on several broad sectors, including advanced manufacturing, distribution and logistics, and health and life sciences. In 2012, TIP Strategies was engaged to identify specific niches within each sector and provide recommendations for focusing TEDC’s targeting […]

Rosenberg Development Corporation (TX) – Economic Development Strategic Plan 2024-2033

Challenge From its inception, Rosenberg has enjoyed a unique position in the Texas Gulf Coast region. Located just 30 miles from Houston, the city’s notable infrastructure—which includes three major railways, an interstate highway, and Port Freeport—contributes to its historic reputation as a hub for industrial production and distribution. Coupled with

Town of Sahuarita, AZ – Sahuarita Economic Development P3 Master Plan

Challenge Located just south of Tucson near the US-Mexico border, the Town of Sahuarita, Arizona, has experienced rapid growth since its incorporation in 1994. Proximity to the University of Arizona (UA) and the recent completion of the Sahuarita Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center (SAMTEC) have opened opportunities for the community

Conroe Economic Development Council (TX) – Regional Workforce Strategy

Challenge Situated just north of Houston in Montgomery County, Texas, Conroe’s employment situation in the latter half of the 2010s mirrored national trends. The county’s unemployment levels reached historic levels—as low as 2.8 percent in May 2019—and job growth in the county was outpacing the growth of the local labor

Pasadena Economic Development Corporation (TX) – Economic Development Strategic Plan

Challenge Pasadena’s image as a community of “smokestack industries” no longer reflects its assets or economic potential. As Greater Houston’s second-largest city, Pasadena is well-positioned to compete globally for business and talent. The city’s advantages include major corporate operations representing dozens of countries; a diverse population; a central location (only

Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development (VA) – Economic Development Plan

Challenge The City of Virginia Beach found itself at an economic development crossroads in late 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic raged. Home to approximately 450,000 residents, the city boasts 38 miles of beachfront, four of the world’s fastest subsea cables, exceptional transportation infrastructure, and access to the third-largest container port

Buda Economic Development Corporation (TX) – Economic Development Strategic Plan

Challenge Situated in the southern portion of the Austin metropolitan area, Buda has experienced tremendous growth. The city was recently ranked as the fastest growing US city among those with at least 5,000 residents as of 2010. This unparalleled growth brings tremendous opportunities, as well as significant challenges. How can

City of Wichita Falls, TX – Vision 20/20 (Defense Diversification Plan)

Challenge The Wichita Falls’ regional economy has historically been driven by its government and energy sectors, and over the past 50 years the manufacturing sector has developed as the region’s third economic engine. Recent events, however, underscore the region’s need for further economic diversification. The 2005 round of the Base

City of Waco, TX – Economic Development Strategic Plan

Challenge Located in the heart of Texas, Waco has the building blocks required for long-term success. Advantages fueling the city’s growing population and recent economic development wins include relatively inexpensive land (with available sites along the bustling IH-35 corridor), access to multiple higher education institutions (a network encompassing Baylor University

Frisco Economic Development Corporation (TX) – Labor Market Profile

Challenge Located just 30 minutes north of Dallas, one of the nation’s most dynamic metropolitan areas, Frisco, Texas, has all the ingredients for sustained economic growth. Along with competitive advantages in traditional site selection factors such as transportation access, available land, and a reliable water supply, the city offers an

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