6 Rules for Better, More Inclusive Economic Development in Cities
Until recently, there was a growing understanding among city-builders and economic developers that handing over taxpayer-funded incentives to large corporations is wasteful and ineffective. That is, until Amazon’s HQ2 search threw a wrench in that, bringing real pressure from business and political leaders to compete for the big prize....

1. Just say no to incentives

2. Invest in local clusters and ecosystems

3. Work closely with anchors

4. Leverage talent (and define it more broadly) 

5. Foster quality of place for everyone

6. Make equity and inclusion a priority


Ken Notes: Good read, I would change #1 to Use incentives to get exactly what you want!...

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