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Established in 1993, Impact DataSource is an economic consulting firm that evaluates prospective economic development deals from all angles. We prepare individual analyses on projects, and also offer desktop and web-based impact models so that clients can run as many reports as they would like, only needing project data to utilize the pre-built tool. Our impact analysis will tie together the economic impact, fiscal impact, and possible incentives of the deal. Since every community is unique, we customize each analysis and impact model, and offer unlimited training, support, and consulting so that our clients never feel alone.

Economic Development Secrets Impact DataSource

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    • 4.6 • 9 Ratings

Established in 1993, Impact DataSource is an economic consulting firm that evaluates prospective economic development deals from all angles. We prepare individual analyses on projects, and also offer desktop and web-based impact models so that clients can run as many reports as they would like, only needing project data to utilize the pre-built tool. Our impact analysis will tie together the economic impact, fiscal impact, and possible incentives of the deal. Since every community is unique, we customize each analysis and impact model, and offer unlimited training, support, and consulting so that our clients never feel alone.

    063 - Economic Development Secrets - The Impact of Remote Workers: It's Complicated

    063 - Economic Development Secrets - The Impact of Remote Workers: It's Complicated

    063 - Economic Development Secrets - The Impact of Remote Workers: It's Complicated by Impact DataSource

    • 8 min
    062 Economic Development Secrets Telly Tucker, Arlington Economic Development

    062 Economic Development Secrets Telly Tucker, Arlington Economic Development

    My guest this week is Telly Tucker. Telly is the Director of Arlington Economic Development (AED) for Arlington County, Virginia, where he currently leads an economic development team with more than 50 employees.
    As many of you in economic development may know, Amazon selected Arlington Virginia for one of its HQ2 locations in 2018. Amazon is moving forward with its hiring and investments in Arlington and Telly gives us an update on Amazon’s activities in the community and talks about the region’s tech talent that helped attract Amazon.
    In this episode we also talk about how Telly joined Arlington in January 2020 and, like many other economic developers, pivoted the organizations’ role amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
    And be certain to listen at the end where we turn to one of the most fascinating topics in economic development the wider economy right now – remote work. Telly discusses the trends he sees in Arlington with the return to work and how business are rethinking their use of office space.

    • 33 min
    061 Economic Development Secrets - Impact DashBoard Essentials

    061 Economic Development Secrets - Impact DashBoard Essentials

    Paul & Anjie chat about Impact DashBoard Essentials. Learn how your organization can use Impact DashBoard to create a digital ED project questionnaire and receive project data from prospects all online.
    https://impactdatasource.com/offer/

    • 10 min
    060 Economic Development Secrets Carla Pendergraft, Waco CVB

    060 Economic Development Secrets Carla Pendergraft, Waco CVB

    Today’s special guest is Carla Pendergraft, Director of Marketing for the Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau. Carla discusses how attracting visitors and getting 'heads in beds' can actually enhance quality of life for residents. Despite a big drop in tourism in 2020, Waco as a destination is coming back strong in 2021.

    • 23 min
    059 - Economic Development Secrets - Jeff Finkle, IEDC

    059 - Economic Development Secrets - Jeff Finkle, IEDC

    Today’s special guest is Jeff Finkle, President and CEO of the International Economic Development Council. As one of the leaders of the economic development industry, Jeff shares with us how he has witnessed the past year’s impact on the industry and he gives his estimation on the field’s future. He also mentions various economic development initiatives that have been reprioritized over the last year.

    • 33 min
    058 - Economic Development Secrets - Ruth Buchanan, Manatee County, FL

    058 - Economic Development Secrets - Ruth Buchanan, Manatee County, FL

    This month's special guest is Ruth Buchanan, Economic Development Manager for Manatee County, FL. Ruth shares with us a plethora of information, including how her organization has been helping local businesses get through this especially difficult time. She also discusses the redevelopment initiatives that her organization prioritizes. Lastly, Ruth shares with listeners information about the presence of the sports performance industry sector in her community.

    • 42 min

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The way the host speaks sounded like flirting. I cringe when I hear it. I wish the content was less general and gave specific details and examples. The details described weren’t really secrets.

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