Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

Five-Year Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Report for 2018 –

  • Designed to bring together the public and private sectors to create an economic road-map with the goal of diversifying and strengthening regional economies

  • Analyzes the regional economy and serves as a guide for:
    • Establishing regional goals and objectives
    • Developing and implementing a regional plan of action
    • Identifying investment priorities and funding sources

  • Integrated economic development planning provides the flexibility to adapt to global economic conditions

  • Fully utilizes the region’s unique advantages to maximize economic opportunity for its residents by:
    • Attracting the private investment that
    • Creates jobs for the region’s residents
    • Increasing tourism and growth