Small Community/Rural Economic Restructuring

Economic restructuring and revitalization strategies are often prepared for leaders in small communities nationwide. These exercises often are coordinated with other consultants specializing in design guidelines and community visioning, but many times are prepared without these other types of studies.

Vantage Point Economic and Transportation Development Strategies, LLC senior professionals have long worked with the Main Street Program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and with communities participating in similar state government-sponsored programs turned into these same revitalization activities. Target market assessments and subsequent business retention and recruitment analyses form the foundation for our recommendations in these communities.

Not only have we performed the types of technical assessments noted above, but our senior professionals have also spoken at conferences, seminars, workshops and training sessions for managers active in these revitalization programs both through the National Main Street Center and related state programs for smaller communities. Manuals and training packages have been prepared and used by professionals on a daily basis that are involved in these programs.