In government, the planning process often stalls progress. But Loudoun County, VA has sustained transformation and growth by remembering four key tenets.
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Let’s say I own a business; I’ll call it Rel’s Deli. The thing I’ve learned about Rel’s Deli is it only does well when it’s at a three, nine or 12 minute drive-time radius. It’s in a low-crime area, and at least 150 people in that area are in the IT field — weird, IRead… Read more »
In Pleasantville, the streets are clean and happy, vibrant individuals populate the city and nothing bad ever happens. But as GovLoop moderator Emily Jarvis said in our recent online training, Making Business Happen: ArcGIS for Economic Development, “Dreaming of Pleasantville and building it are entirely two different things.” Jarvis then went on to note aRead… Read more »