Economic development organizations are using Esri technology to create strong community identities that make people want to visit and live in their areas. They are growing communities where businesses thrive. Combined with demographic and market data, Esri GIS provides a foundation for understanding all aspects of a place and how it can grow stronger and more attractive to people and businesses.
Gurbax Sahota, President and CEO, California Association for Local Economic Development and Executive Director, California Academy for Economic Development
Demographic, spending, and lifestyle data combined with site selection analysis answers basic questions about an area, shows real potential, and helps investors understand their options.
The Grant County Economic Development Council in Moses Lake, Washington, is well known for recruiting major data centers serving Microsoft, Intuit, and Dell. Its website now serves as an interactive research portal that provides seamlessly updated data.
After freezes devastated crops and the housing boom ended, this Florida county needed to find a new way to attract people to its rolling hills and sparkling lakes.
Several top demographers conducted this unprecedented study of top data vendors. The study examined demographic forecasts that covered the entire United States at four geography levels.
Use GIS and Esri data to do site evaluation and market analysis.
Select data from thousands of variables and visualize it on a map.
Search for locations with specific market characteristics.
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Esri is proud to team up with leading companies that support economic development organizations to bring you the right solutions.
MindMixer is an online community engagement tool that provides an interactive platform to help governments effectively communicate with constituents.
GIS WebTech offers custom software, interactive mapping applications, and consultation for economic development and tourism organizations.
OpenCounter makes important city services available online to help cities become truly business friendly.
Citizinvestor empowers citizens to invest in their communities with a platform for proposing and crowdfunding public projects.
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