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Create the Economic Engine Your Community Deserves

Every community competes with its neighbours to attract businesses, residents, and visitors. So how do you set yourself apart? Strong and prosperous communities tap community, market, and government data to gain insight into the lifestyle and demographic characteristics of their citizens. By fusing insight with local knowledge about properties and amenities, prosperous communities brand themselves as a destination where people want to work, live, and play.

Do investors understand economic opportunities in your community?

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Do investors understand economic opportunities in your community?


Equip companies with the data they need to make fast investment decisions. Quickly generate maps and reports that deliver site-specific analysis and explain why your community is uniquely qualified to meet investors' needs.

Do businesses and visitors think of your community as a desired destination?

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Do businesses and visitors think of your community as a desired destination?


Communicate the uniqueness of your community and what it has to offer with interactive storytelling apps. Give tourists, locals, and businesses the opportunity to explore your community from their mobile device.

Do you have an actionable plan for sustainable development?

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Do you have an actionable plan for sustainable development?


Use real-time information to match new businesses with compatible sites. Retain local investments that deliver long-term community benefits by surveying business and citizens' needs and adjust your strategy as needed.

Does your economic development strategy match your community's demographics?

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Does your economic development strategy match your community's demographics?


With advanced analytics, your community can make data-driven decisions on how to balance job, housing, transportation, infrastructure, cultural, and business opportunities. Access real-time data on consumer spending and vacant land to guide your promotion and investment strategies.

Are jobs and tax dollars leaving your region?

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Are jobs and tax dollars leaving your region?


Monitor actual expenditures in relation to buying habits to determine if your long and short-range plans offer sustainable growth that matches your community's needs. Better understand oversaturation and shortages of businesses to reverse economic impacts.

Can you attract startups and new business opportunities?

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Can you attract startups and new business opportunities?


Take a holistic approach to building a community that startups and businesses want to call home. Think beyond incentives and analyse current and potential geographic trends—including clusters of transportation corridors to move products and services, and infrastructure to deliver broadband services.

Can you support economic gardening?

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Can you support economic gardening?


Grow current investments by using data from the Internet of Everything to support local businesses. Act as a consultant for marketing plan development and show businesses where the market for their products and services can best be met.

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Prosperous


Esri helps communities achieve the economic growth they need to thrive.

What It Takes

Collaboration

Openly share data with businesses and residents.

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Collaboration

Analytics

Investigate demographic and economic data to identify patterns in citizen behaviour and real-estate.

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Analytics

Mobility

Create intuitive mobile apps that guide residents and businesses to the best locations in your community.

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Mobility

Engagement

Highlight everything from top restaurants and schools to incubators and special economic zones.

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Engagement