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August 31, 2022

Future of Texas Workforce

Recently, Points Consulting partnered with Chmura Economics for a study of the future of work in Texas for the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). PC carried out a series of virtual focus groups in order to gain insight and better understand workers’ current and future concerns about workforce skills and compatibilities. The team conducted 12 total focus groups, with one Spanish… Continue Reading

August 30, 2022

Nez Perce Business Incubator Feasibility Study

PC assisted the Nimiipuu Fund in developing a Business and Operations Plan, and Financial Forecast for it’s proposed Business Incubator. The Incubator would primarily serve as a location for assisting small and micro-businesses, providing office… Continue Reading

August 30, 2022

Idaho Center for Agriculture, Food, and the Environment (CAFE) Feasibility Study

Points Consulting engaged with the University of Idaho and ZGA Architects to complete a feasibility study for the proposed CAFÉ Discovery Center, in particular the Outreach & Education Center. The study included a market analysis,… Continue Reading

August 30, 2022

Rails to Trails. The Economic Impact of an Uninterrupted Trail from Washington State to Washington DC

The National Rails-to-Trails Consortium partners with local non-profits and landowners to make use of unused railroad track to transition it to publicly accessible trails through some of the most scenic and beautiful areas of America.… Continue Reading

August 30, 2022

Okanogan County Housing Needs Assessment

Points Consulting provided statistics and recommendations related to the need for market rate and affordable housing for all residents of the region. Of particular interest to the County was obtaining solid estimates for under-served populations including emergency/transitional, farmworkers, seniors, developmentally disabled, mentally ill, alcohol/chemical dependent, and recently incarcerated individuals. The project provided a 10-year forecast of housing demand, classified by… Continue Reading

August 30, 2022

North Central Idaho Regional Housing Assessment

Points Consulting recently completed a Housing Needs Assessment for the five counties in North Central Idaho. PC analyzed the market holistically including state and local housing and demographic trends, rates of in migration and population… Continue Reading

August 30, 2022

Housing Needs Market Study for Chelan & Douglas (WA) Counties

The Housing Authority of Chelan County & the City of Wenatchee engaged Points Consulting to complete a Housing Needs Market Study for Chelan and Douglas Counties. In this study, Points Consulting provided an overview of… Continue Reading

December 14, 2021

Lewiston ID Community Strategic Plan Nearing Completion

Points Consulting is near completing the 2022-2026 Lewiston Community Strategic Plan for the City of Lewiston, Northern Idaho’s second largest city. Lewiston is located at the confluence of the Snake and Columbia Rivers and is… Continue Reading

July 20, 2021

North State (CA) CEDS Plan

Points Consulting recently completed the 2021-2026 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for the Superior California Economic Development District (SCEDD). The SCEDD district includes the four beautiful Northern California counties of Modoc, Siskiyou, Shasta, and Trinity. The plan will provide structure and prioritization for SCEDD and it's local economic and community development partners as it pursues projects and initiatives over the… Continue Reading

July 5, 2021

Recovery & Resiliency Planning in Western Pennsylvania

Points Consulting is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded the contract for an Economic Recovery & Resiliency Plan on behalf of The Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The SAP&DC represents six counties in the west-central area of the state. We will be building a plan for the region regarding post-pandemic economic recovery and regional… Continue Reading

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