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

Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission provides regional vision, collaborative leadership and professional service to develop effective solutions in the Charlottesville, Va., area. It is directed by a twelve-member board, consisting of two representatives appointed by each local governing board, more than half of whom are local elected officials. The Commissioners have varied backgrounds and currently serve on various boards and committees in the region.


Project Catalogue

Conducting an Impact Analysis of the Defense Intelligence Agency Move to Charlottesville
Start Date: Feb 2007 — End Date: Oct 2008

The Council for Community & Economic Research (C2ER) and the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) conducted a survey of US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) personnel scheduled to move from Washington, D.C., to Charlottesville, Va., as a result of the 2005 Base Reuse and Alignment Commission (BRAC) recommendations. The project included an analysis of the direct and indirect […]