2018 has seen a wide-range of completed and new projects for Hodge Economic Consulting:
Completed final regional workforce blueprint strategies in the Pioneer Valley and Berkshires (with Camoin Associates).
Completed an industrial market analysis of two large, vacant sites in Westminster (MA) as part of the MassDevelopment Site Readiness Program, and starting work on two new market analysis projects in Chelmsford and Chicopee.
Worked with Economic Development Research Group to help MassDOT improve the economic impact criteria for their project prioritization process.
Engaged by the Metro South Chamber of Commerce in a new study to evaluate life science industry opportunities in Brockton, MA.
Led stakeholder workshops with regional and state DOT transportation leaders as part of a project to help the Appalachian Regional Commission create a roadmap for transportation initiatives and priorities in Appalachia over the next decade.