Site selection consultant Jay Garner of Garner Economics told leaders in Lynchburg that if they want to attract new business and bolster economic development in their region, they must address the issues of ease of access and a lack of project-ready sites.
The News Advance reported that although Lynchburg has many assets in the “quality of place” category, Garner said the city’s “Achilles heel” is its lack of project-ready
land. Garner has been hired by the Lynchburg EDA to help devise a new strategic plan for the authority. More here.