Build & Grow Relationships

The best policies are based on data-driven research, using engaged, diverse stakeholders and by fostering thought that motivates people to think regionally. It is a process that CREC has done successfully since 2009, and it has helped expand our client base and grow communities. Clients vary from single municipalities and private-sector firms:

• Cities • Think tanks
• States • National organizations

Client Profile

Future Forward Workforce Alliance of Western North Carolina

Future Forward is a regional economic development initiative aimed at creating a comprehensive economic development strategy for twelve counties in the Western Piedmont and Mountains of North Carolina located in the 10th and 11th Congressional Districts.

Website: http://www.nctomorrow.org/western-piedmont-council-of-governments/

Project Catalogue

Future Forward Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Implementation
Start Date: Jan 1970 — End Date: Jan 1970

The Council for Community & Economic Research (C2ER) and the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) was engaged by the Future Forward Economic Alliance Board on a multi-year assignment to help in implementing key elements of the strategic plan. The work under this project included: an industry growth analysis; a brownfields survey; developable site identification, and facilitation […]