Using Community Planning & Infrastructure Investment to Become More Competitive

Person riding bike down a road in a community with strong infrastructure

Meeting your community’s existing needs while laying the groundwork for its anticipated need is more critical than ever. Meanwhile, the concept of infrastructure is evolving. In addition to being functional, capital improvements now need to be aesthetically pleasing and sustainable. They must also be planned, executed, and publicized to make the community feel more connected. Strategic […]

Turn Your Downtown Into a Destination Residents Want to Visit

Picture of a polished downtown destination

Turning your downtown into a destination is a strategy that can help retain current residents and attract new ones. “We see rural communities struggle to retain their youth after graduation. Creating a thriving downtown area is one way to encourage them to stay. It creates a sense of place and community gathering spot they will […]