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Bismarck-Mandan Development Association (ND) – Target Industry Analysis

Challenge Due to the oil boom in the Bakken region of North Dakota, the Bismarck-Mandan region was the location of choice for engineering companies, oil field support services, and other business services related to oil and gas exploration. However, in the face of low oil prices and a slowing of […]

New Orleans Business Alliance (LA) – Re-Imagining Jazzland

Challenge Jazzland, a 162-acre amusement park, opened in 2000 in an effort to create jobs and bring a major tourism attraction to New Orleans East. The park was purchased by Six Flags in 2002. Hurricane Katrina devastated the amusement park in 2005 and Six Flag’s own bankruptcy complicated the park’s

City of North Miami, FL – Target Industry Analysis

Challenge Centrally located between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, the City of North Miami enjoys the benefits of both cities, including international airports, major seaports, and vibrant downtowns. Aside from its enviable location in one of the most dynamic regions in the US, North Miami boasts several distinct features. These include

Mid-America Regional Council (KS-MO) – Economic Development Summit Pilot Program

Challenge In November 2018, the National League of Cities (NLC) and TIP Strategies launched a competition for a pilot program to bring together local leaders and stakeholders to identify a collaborative path to address economic development issues of the winning community’s choice. The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), a metropolitan planning

Washington State Department of Commerce, Office of Economic Development & Competitiveness (OEDC) – Multi-Day Leadership Strategy Session

Challenge The OEDC found itself in a unique position in early 2017. The Washington State Senate’s proposed budget called for unprecedented reductions to Commerce’s economic development programs amid various budget deficits. In an effort to prepare for and formulate a proactive response to these budget reductions, Commerce engaged TIP Strategies

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