RegionalCitiesStudy

Benchmarking U.S. Regional Cities: A Study and Guide For Transformation

October 24, 2014

On March 24, 2014, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed into law a bill aimed at growing the state’s economy through strategic regional city economic development to be known as the Regional Cities Initiative. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) was tasked with establishing tools and guidance for Indiana cities to plan for the future.

The IEDC partnered with Fourth Economy Consulting to conduct a national benchmark study of comparative regions and their cities which have transformed their economies over the past 20 months to increase talent attraction and investment. As a result is the study: Benchmarking U.S. Regional Cities: A Study and Guide for Transformation. [READ EXECUTIVE SUMMARY]

(Source: Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Fourth Economy Consulting)