With a strong reputation of creating growth in economic development, our specialty work finds solutions to complex challenges that cannot be addressed with classic studies.
Site Development Potential Analysis
Helped BHP Billiton (NYSE: BBL) create a new future for a closed desert mine and the community that grew around it.
Determined the increase of visitors to Double Day Field at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, due to a proposed renovation.
Strategic Geographic/Economic Advantage Analysis
Helped Sullivan County win a casino and provide 3,600 full time jobs, and $212.4 million in tax revenue.
Reverse Economic Retail Analysis
Helped Dollar General show Germantown, NY residents there wasn’t enough economy of scale to worry about a Walmart following DG and creating urban sprawl.
Temporary Economic Development
Recent research of economic development organization employment ads shows that 52% of the duties listed are temporary, project based, and/or perfect for outsourcing. Outsourcing can be beneficial when cost is a concern, when there is no in-house expertise, when there isn’t enough work to warrant an employee, or when an organization just needs some temporary help!
This unique service allows you to utilize the experts at Capacity to handle your needs, including but not limited to:
- Planning, Research, & Reporting
- Marketing & Outreach
- Grants & Program Management
- Project Management
- Underwriting loans, etc.