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- more than 100 new businesses - more than 200 new jobs - strategic partnerships
The problems
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
How and why we solved the problem
Need to understand local community's market Develop strategy around it
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Premierranked.com </li></ul>
 
 
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Andrew Redden's presentation on Economic Development in Hastings County

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Andrew Redden's presentation at the Tweed Funding & Busines Assistance Forum on November 19, 2011

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  • - I have bad news and good news - little in the way of published info on rural economic development I will tell you the story about our struggles in our local rural economy and outline what your County has done to solve the problem and why - you will also learn more about how you can align you activities with what we are doing
  • We are unique compared to our urban cousins
  • Baby boomers are flocking to rural areas Transplanted urbanites come to live play or just enjoy Aging population
  • Young people are typically leaving 1 in 4 youth who leave will return in 10 years
  • Declining enrollment in schools
  • Predominance of natural resources, but economies declining
  • Tax base is smaller Reliance on government funding
  • Reliance on govt funding
  • Distance to markets
  • Shortage of available industrial lands
  • Lack of broadband access
  • Competing with the larger centres and malls Apathetic business owners
  • Traditional Ec dev outmoded Creative economy new way Pays almost twice as much as working class jobs on average Low barriers to entry Will grow by 40% over next decade
  • Transcript of "Andrew Redden's presentation on Economic Development in Hastings County"

    1. 4. - more than 100 new businesses - more than 200 new jobs - strategic partnerships
    2. 5. The problems
    3. 21. How and why we solved the problem
    4. 22. Need to understand local community's market Develop strategy around it
    5. 29. <ul><li>Premierranked.com </li></ul>
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