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September 8, 2023

Goal 9: Economic Development & Employment Lands Assessment for La Grande, Oregon

In 2023, PC and Nexus completed a Goal 9 study for the City of La Grande. The study found that the City has limited capacity for in-fill and has lost significant economic development opportunities due to site types and ownership patterns in recent years. The report recommends adding 121 acres of industrial land and 63 acres of commercial land, to… Continue Reading

September 1, 2023

Port of The Dalles Strategic Business Plan Update 2023-2027

Points Consulting completed a Strategic Business Plan Update for The Port of The Dalles, Oregon in accordance with the requirements of OAR 123-025-0016. PC performed extensive regional research, interviewed, and held workshops with Port Commissioners… Continue Reading

July 25, 2023

Frankfort & Franklin County Housing Market Demand Study

PC worked with the City of Frankfort and Franklin County in Kentucky on a housing market demand study. Sandwiched between the cities of Lexington and Louisville, and home to the majority of bourbon manufacturing in… Continue Reading

May 12, 2023

City of Montrose Housing Needs Assessment

PC worked with the City of Montrose, Colorado on an assessment of demographic and economic conditions affecting the housing market. Efforts centered on identifying critical gaps in housing stock and ways to ensure the production… Continue Reading

April 3, 2023

Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) Emerging Business Center Feasibility & Economic Impact Study

PC completed an Emerging Business Center (EBC) feasibility study and economic impact analysis with Nixyáawii Community Financial Services (NCFS) for the CTUIR. The EBC would be located in Coyote Business Park and provide entrepreneurs and… Continue Reading

November 1, 2022

Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission

PC assisted the Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission with a master plan and economic development services for a six-county region in southwestern Pennsylvania. With this plan, PC focused on remote worker attraction and reducing… Continue Reading

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

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