We wish you a wonderful holiday and a bright, shining 2018.
AVALANCHE'S TOP 2017 TAKEAWAYS
As we say goodbye to 2017, the Avalanche team is reflecting on what we've learned throughout the year. In the ever-changing landscape of the US economy, we're constantly staying current on trends. Here, our team members share insight on what we learned in 2017 that will be vitally important in the new year.
Our thoughts focus on the ever increasing convergence of economic, community, and workforce development - a philosophy we wholeheartedly embrace at Avalanche.
Headlight Data's Quarterly Economic Scorecard for metros has been updated, and now has data up to Quarter 2 of 2017. The monthly, quarterly, and annual Economic Scorecards are complimentary, downloadable dashboard featuring major metrics on your community. Download your scorecard now for data on job growth trends, rankings, and top industries for your community and others.
We're excited to celebrate the holidays AND our clients this month!
Roanoke, VAwas featured in a CityLab article, The Small Appalachian City That's Thriving, about its thriving economy and how well Roanoke revitalized its downtown. An initial investment into downtown housing led to a housing boom that turned Roanoke into a destination for young people and investment. Roanoke "created a model this century for how small industrial cities can reinvent themselves." #WeLoveNoke
The Rio Rancho Observer wrote an article about the findings of our Target Industry Study for theSandoval Economic Alliance.The article covers the importance of increasing awareness of the state, county, and city's competitive assets, and the need to attract, retain, and expand businesses.
Avalanche Consultingis the nation's premier economic development strategist. We are the best in the business at translating complex information into strategies, marketing messages, and motivation for action. We are deeply driven to make a positive impact and seek clients who are equally inspired to energize their economies. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Avalanche was established in 2005 and has assisted more than 150 communities across the US and abroad.
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