the-top-5-smart-incentives-stories-in-2017

Incentives were big news in 2017. The popular conversation was dominated by coverage of the Foxconn investment in Wisconsin and Amazon’s RFP for its HQ2 site. Our readers followed these stories closely, but also continued to express interest in ways to use...

an-update-on-california-competes

The California Competes Tax Credit was created in 2013 with several innovative features. Its objective is to attract and retain high-value employers in California in industries with high economic multipliers and that provide their employees good wage and benefits....

how-to-think-about-incentives-roi

Figuring out if an incentives package is a good deal that will generate the expected returns for your community is not easy. While many organizations are asked to calculate ROI (return on investment), what does that actually mean for economic development? Assuming...