Cultivating a Community of Economic Development

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Cultivating a Community of Economic Development by Mind Map: Cultivating a Community of Economic Development

1. 8. Communication

1.1. Communicate with residents

1.2. Communicate with other businesses

1.3. Press releases

1.4. Share success

2. 5. Elected Officials

2.1. A Champion

2.2. 4/5ths Promoters

2.3. Strong, clear message

2.4. Train council to say Yes

2.5. Train council how to sell

3. 4. Staff

3.1. Nothing happens without staff on the bus

3.2. Client vs Pain-in-the-Ass

3.3. EcDev

3.4. Planning

3.5. Engineering

3.6. Utility

3.7. Train to say yes

4. 1. Your Story

4.1. The Nutshell

4.2. Recognize Partnerships

4.3. Want them to get in bed with you

5. 3. Data

5.1. Workforce Availability

5.2. Market Analysis

5.3. Demographics

5.4. In-flow/Out-flow

5.5. Traffic Counts

5.6. Pad-ready Sites

5.7. Redevelopment Sites

5.8. Vacant Buildings

6. 7. Win!!!

6.1. Show them the looove!

6.2. Investment from City

6.3. Loan Programs

6.4. Tax incentives

6.5. Fee Reductions

7. 2. Know what you want

7.1. Jobs?

7.2. Tax Base?

7.3. Missing Services?

7.4. Downtown Businesses?

7.5. Apartments?

7.6. Senior Housing?

7.7. Residential?

8. 9. Momentum

8.1. In RE, Momentum is QUEEN

8.2. The Flywheel is REAL!

8.3. Build on it

9. 6. Proactive Process

9.1. One process to rule them all

9.2. Coordinate with other jurisdictions

9.3. Reduce hurdles

9.4. Kaizen

9.5. Light at the end of the tunnel

9.6. As fast as you can, but no faster

10. 10. Constant improvement

10.1. Refine every aspect of every process

10.2. Increase partnerships