Economic Development

Geo Strategy Partners' team possesses experience in the field of economic development from the perspective of numerous clients and engagements. We have a clear understanding of economic development tools and techniques and work with both communities and companies.

Geo Strategy Partners serves clients in US and non-US locations with customized research and analysis, strategic positioning and location brand development, development of collateral marketing material, road shows & familiarization tours, industrial recruitment and retention, economic baseline studies, and workforce analysis.

We Work In
Industrial recruitment Business expansion and retention
Location marketing Agency strategic planning
Trade promotion  
We Work With
Communities Companies
Utilities  
Recent Economic Development Projects

Multi-year (6-year) engagement for the creation, refresh and management of a comprehensive economic development program for an island in the Caribbean, on behalf of the island's public utilities.

Design, development, and multi-year (3-year) of a public-private partnership for economic development for an island in the Caribbean

Organization of a financial investment conference that brought senior executives from the US, Europe, and Asia representing major airlines, big box retailers, internet service providers, call center operators, developers, telecommunications and other industries to a Caribbean island for familiarization and investment

Organization of a trade and investment forum including extensive business-to-business matchmaking (300+ appointments) across tourism, agriculture and food processing, infrastructure, technology, and real estate development sectors

Public relations campaign ("business as usual") for Hong Kong in 1997 on the integration of Hong Kong mainland China

Multi-year (14-year) work on behalf of Thai Trade with programs that across food, fashion, automotive, and tourism

Numerous market opportunity and feasibility studies on behalf of an Asian external trade organization- North America, Brazil, Africa

Additionally, prior to joining Geo Strategy Partners, Senior Consultant Nancy Musselwhite was an  industrial recruiter for the Metro Atlanta Chamber: a region which boasts the third-largest market concentration of Fortune 500 companies.  Between 2004 and 2007, she recruited 68 companies to metro Atlanta, creating 1,600 initial jobs (3,200 over three years) and absorbing 2.4 million square feet of office and industrial space.

Clients who have engaged Geo Strategy Partners for economic development projects:
  • Alabama Department of Economic Development
  • City of Greenville, Alabama
  • Curacao
  • Georgia Department of Economic Development
  • Georgia Power
  • Haiti
  • Hong Kong Trade Development Council
  • Jamaican Investment and Promotion Agency- JAMPRO
  • Korea Trade and Investment Promotion Agency – KOTRA
  • Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
  • Mid-America Inter-Agri Trade Association (MIATCO)
  • Mirant Corporation
  • North Carolina Department of Economic Development
  • Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA)
  • Thailand Trade and Investment Promotion
  • TIDCO
  • Trinidad & Tobago
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We attribute our success in the economic development segment to our training, our contacts and the our ability to bring global solutions to local addresses. To learn how Geo Strategy Partners can help you in this sector, contact us.