Monthly Archives: October 2020

The State of America’s Zoomtowns

I’ve recently been introduced to a new term (for me at least):  Zoomtowns.  This refers to smaller communities, often also known as gateway communities, that are attracting highly skilled and mobile workers who seek scenic amenities and a small town … Continue reading

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IEDC Panel on Economic Diversification, October 14

The International Economic Development Council’s (IEDC) annual conference is going virtual next week.  While I won’t see you in Dallas, hopefully we can connect on line.  I’ll be leading a panel on Economic Diversification strategies on Wednesday October 14 from … Continue reading

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Rethinking Investor Incentives

Tax incentives for investors serve as one of our primary tools to incentivize investment in startups and in other types of desirable economic development activities.  Examples include tax credits for angel investors, enterprise zones, and the Trump Administration’s signature Opportunity … Continue reading

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