The nature of economic development has shifted from a field intensely focused on major industrial projects, to a more balanced approach–creating a quality of life in communities that draws workforce and ultimately major employers.
This has created a focus on placemaking and downtown revitalization–with small business as its core building block. In this episode, we’ll share our experiences on the power of downtown development, and some simple strategies that even the leanest local governments can employ to get downtown moving.
Paul is a producer responsible for production of podcasts and streamed content on our network. This includes Finger Lakes Today, FingerLakes1.com’s flagship daily live program. He hosts the Concrete Jungle podcast, too. Have a question? Send it to [email protected].