Sunday, September 16, 2012

EDC plan focuses on three R's of economic development

By Carlton Fletcher (974)

The Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission is venturing into uncharted waters in its attempt to get back to the basics of job creation and industry retention and expansion in the area.

And in doing so, EDC officials plan to utilize the tried and true "three R's" of economic development: recruitment, retention and renewal.

"It's just like in eduction, they rely on their three R's: reading, 'riting and 'rithmatic," EDC Executive Director Ted Clem said. "As we've worked to put together a strategic plan, we've kept the three R's of economic development in mind in a back-to-basics approach. More here.

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