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"Having been a client of Impact DataSource for over 13 years, I have utilized both the desktop…


A Word of Advice for Amazon HQ2 Communities

High-profile location projects like Amazon HQ2 magnify the importance of some economic development…


ROUNDUP: Economic Development Secrets and Best Practices Summit

  Here are some takeaways from our Texas Regional ED Best Practices Summits: DFW - Mansfield…


Investigating Millennial Brain Drain with Six Region Types

Regional “brain drain” in the United States is a common point of concern for economic developers,…


What's My Economic Impact?

If you’re in economic development or even government for any amount of time, you will probably come…


Board Meeting Rabbit Holes

This was not how you envisioned the board meeting going. By this time, you expected to be getting…


Economic Development Due Diligence Checklist

A recurring nightmare for many people is arriving to school and finding out there is a test for…


The Art of Presenting Impact Results to Close the Deal - Insights from ED Practitioners

If you’ve wondered exactly how other economic developers use impact data to evaluate deals or to…


Three-way Loss: An Economic Development Lesson in the Cancellation of Triathlon Event in Torrance Beach

Canceling a scheduled triathlon event just four days before it is supposed to take place is a loss…


Confessions from an Economic Development Economist

In the spirit of Economic Development Secrets, I'm going to get real real right now. I'm going to…