Tag: economic development

Happy Planning Month! Recognizing the Importance of Purposeful Community Planning

By Amanda Arnold, AICP It seems like everything has a day or a month associated with it these days, particularly on social media. There’s “National Son’s Day,” “National Hot Fudge Sundae Day,” and “National Mutt Day” (which is coming up in December, by the way) to name just a few. Then, of course, there’s “the… Read More »

How to Think Like A Developer: Getting the Most from Public/Private Partnerships

By Amanda Arnold, AICP and Mike Scholl, EDFP Have you ever wondered why one redevelopment project moves forward while another one stalls? What makes it work for the developer? How can a jurisdiction create incentives for developers, and what should those incentives be? Too often communities are left asking, “Did we give away too much?”… Read More »