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The 31 Things to Economic Developers Need to Know This Week

The stories that Dane thinks you need to see this week. March 23, 2023 edition.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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The 31 Things to Economic Developers Need to Know This Week
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Welcome to the make you a smarter economic developer newsletter!  Thanks for spending a few minutes with us this morning. 👋

Sorry for the delay today!  I just realized that I had mistakenly scheduled this to go out at 8:05 PM!

This week we have 31 stories, graphics, and charts that I think you'll find informative, useful, inspiring, and perhaps even humorous.  Some are economic development related directly, and some only indirectly. 🤔

If you're wondering what to do with the info in this newsletter, send something to your board members. It will make you look good!

As always, if you find something interesting, please send it to me.

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1) The Fed raised the interest rate again this week.


2) The importance of Quality of Life Projects for rural America growth:  By investing in amenities and services that improve the well-being of their residents, these towns can create an environment that is attractive to both existing and potential residents.


3) This is the biggest thing holding many rural communities back - change it, and your community can be successful: Their mindset.

Coworking spaces in suburbs on the rise: Roughly 45 percent of the coworking spaces across the country are now in the suburbs.


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