Encouraging Increased Economic Development and Growth Throughout the East Coast

Hodge Economic Consulting has been assisting clients throughout the East Coast in economic analysis, data benchmarking, infrastructure planning, and market analysis to encourage increased economic development and growth.  Projects include:

  • Economic development analysis for the city of Taunton (MA) comprehensive master plan as part of a team led by Stantec’s Urban Places group;
  • Economic analysis and strategic planning with the Western Mass and Hartford (CT) area metropolitan planning organizations to work towards enhanced rail service in the region.  A recent article highlights these efforts.
  • Data benchmarking project for the Lawrence Partnership to help a relatively new organization think through appropriate economic, demographic, and real estate data indicators to track over time;
  • Financial analysis and strategy for the city of Brockton’s potential purchase of a desalination water supply plant;
  • Completion of a coal impact study for the North Carolina Department of Commerce; and
  • Market analysis and assessment of industry opportunities at large-scale industrial properties for MassDevelopment’s new Site Readiness Program (with Camoin Associates).