Our Services

Strategic
Planning

TIP’s core offering of strategic planning for economic development includes a full suite of associated services. Our strategic plans range from statewide initiatives down to small scale sites, business districts, and corridors. We spend a lot of time in US suburbs and exurbs, areas we know well. And our clients often return, giving us high marks for our attention to implementation, quality of our products, and depth of our engagement process.

Core Clients

  • Suburban Counties & Municipalities
  • Business & Trade Groups
  • Regional Coalitions
  • Defense Communities

Expertise

  • Economic Analysis
  • Clustering & Ecosystem Analysis
  • Benchmarking
  • Opportunity & Risk Analysis
  • Outreach & Surveys
  • Workshops & Visioning
  • Tax Base Diversification
  • Placemaking
  • Strategic Plans
  • Implementation Plans
  • Performance Measurement

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Organizational Development

It is one thing to develop a multi-year strategic plan. It is quite another to launch a new organization, restructure an existing board, align coalitions for mutual goals, or successfully execute an educational awareness campaign. TIP offers advisory services tailored to guide clients through these challenges.

Core Clients

  • Corporations
  • Foundations
  • States
  • Business & Trade Groups.
  • Public-Private Partnerships

Expertise

  • Advisory Services
  • Branding & Public Relations
  • Board Structuring
  • Strategic Plans
  • Stakeholder Outreach
  • Implementation Plans
  • Marketing (including tourism)

Featured Projects

Talent
Strategies

Tight labor markets motivate employers. Slack labor markets concern workforce development agencies and policymakers. Regardless of where we are in the business cycle, talent development is always a concern. TIP has a long track record and depth of expertise in successful workforce planning, particularly in the alignment of goals across multiple stakeholders.

Core Clients

  • Workforce Development Agencies
  • Business & Trade Groups
  • States
  • Defense Communities

Expertise

  • Occupational Demand Analysis
  • Education & Training Alignment
  • Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
  • Transferable Skills Analysis
  • Middle Skills Analysis
  • Sector Partnerships
  • Strategic Plans
  • Implementation Plans
  • Performance Measurement

Featured Projects