5 on Friday: Community Improvement Plans

5 on Friday: Community Improvement Plans

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  October 13, 2017   Community Improvement Plans are an area where municipal planners and economic developers can work hand in hand to develop policies and provide incentives targeting specific types of growth and investment. Today I’m sharing 5 interesting applications of Community Improvement Plan policies and promotions. . 5 on Friday -Aileen Murray on Vimeo. … Read More

5 on Friday: Economic Development and Churches

5 on Friday: Economic Development and Churches

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  October 6, 2017   Today I’m sharing five  resources for economic development and churches inspired by a recent visit to Detroit. Churches can be a strong economic development partner in building community spirit, assisting with workforce development for marginalized workers and engaging in community building initiatives. . 5 on Friday -Aileen Murray on Vimeo. 5 resources … Read More

5 on Friday: Performance Measures for Super Heroes

5 on Friday: Performance Measures for Super Heroes

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  September 29, 2017   Today I’m sharing five performance measures resources for economic development super heroes.Economic developers are super heroes. They help build businesses, communities and nations and help communities address global economic forces. Performance measures are the economic developer’s superpowers providing accountability and transparency for the community and creating an understanding of the economic … Read More