Growth, Infrastructure and Regionalism

In 2011, with community and elected official support, the Windsor Economic Development Department was formed. The department is currently made up of two economic development professionals who focus on primary employment, retail and being the business ombudsman (business advocates). Windsor’s growth has continued to increase exponentially in both residential and commercial for the past few […]

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Windsor’s Economic Development Growth

In recent years you may have noticed an uptick in municipalities hiring their own economic development professionals. Like many other smaller communities, Windsor is no exception. As Windsor started to grow, both the community and Town Board wanted an economic development voice of their own. In 2009 the community formed an economic development committee to […]

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“Grow Your Own”- Supporting Local Small Businesses as an Economic Development Tactic

When we think of economic development, the first thing that traditionally comes to mind is some local municipality competitively pursuing a large recruitment opportunity, via ponying up financial or performance incentives to woo a potential major employer. My view of good economic development is a little different. I compare it to the internal construction of […]

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Economic Development Doer Bees

National Economic Development Week runs from May 8 to May 13, 2017. I have asked a few individuals in regional economic development to write guest articles for the Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC) this week. Our communities would not be as strong as they are without these people leading the charge. I also want to […]

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