By Kris Collins
The Taney County Business Development Partnership is taking another
step to make the Tri-Lakes Area more attractive to new businesses.
The Partnership, in collaboration with the Missouri Partnership
and Springfield Regional Economic Partnership, soon will learn the pros
and cons the Tri-Lakes Area offers for business developers through a
mock test. The three have employed InSite Consulting, LLC, to act as a
business developer interested in the county, looking at sites.
Garrett Anderson, director of economic development for the city
of Branson, said the mock evaluation would provide the county with
information on how to better handle site location inquiries in a more
“Ultimately, it helps speed up the process,” Anderson said. “We
usually only have a couple of days to respond when inquiries come in.
When we’re better prepared, we’re in a better position to give a
positive and favorable response where we may be favored. It’s a matter
of being prepared.” More here.