Growing Your Community Together
Our team of experts work with community leaders and large companies every day. We understand what businesses and communities want and have the resources to make it happen.
Together, we will customize a strategy that looks at short and long-term goals using data-driven insights and asset/workforce analytics. With over 27 tools, we can develop a plan to help you achieve a better understanding of your financial, physical and human capital, so your community can grow.
What We Offer
Improving education and workforce outcomes for the state’s education goals is extremely important in helping communities thrive. We are building a stronger workforce pipeline for our communities and state by developing, retaining and attracting a new generation of skilled professionals and other workers in high-growth industry sectors.
Speculative Building Program
Established in 1991, the Speculative Building Program’s purpose is to advance the construction of quality available buildings within a community. The building serves as a means of improving a community’s opportunities for economic growth. We will fund up to 70% of a project, based on program and fund availability.
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