No Title Geographically concentrate investment to maximize its impact and visibility
Base v3 Typical challenges to economic development in mid-sized post-industrial cities
Base v3 Jumpstart development with placemaking projects
No Title Embedded "local champions" are key to building a constituency for redevelopment.
Base v3 Leverage public-sector funding into public-private partnerships
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2014-09-15 Residential District Zoom In These strategies can be applied, with variations, across a range of district types

I worked with the Director of Transformative Development at MassDevelopment, Massachusetts`s economic development agency, to develop a set of tools to publicize its Transformative Development Initiative (TDI). TDI unifies a number of investment tools and outreach strategies under a single umbrella, and aims to jumpstart economic revitalization in small-to-medium-sized post-industrial cities with well-coordinated, geographically targeted, and highly visible investments.