A key element to economic development is workforce attraction. And much like businesses select future sites based on those area’s potential tax burdens, individuals also look at things like cost of living and tax burden in deciding whether to move for a job/career change, etc. The data below is from a recent article about the […]
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At the end of 2022, the City of Vancouver adopted an emergency moratorium on warehousing and distribution projects, arguing that the city was seeing too many large warehousing projects and were concerned about traffic, climate change, low employment density, etc. Toyer Strategic, working with several clients and local business organizations, completed outreach to the city, […]
David Toyer speaks to the Lake Stevens Sewer District in September 2021, highlighting the challenges of growth management and providing insight into how this next round of GMA Comprehensive Updates will affect communities and sewer districts.
Our firm is excited to be assisting NorthPoint Development, in obtaining entitlements for a 426-acre industrial park in the cities of Arlington and Marysville, Washington. Featuring over 4 million square feet of Class A industrial space, the Cascade Commerce Center will attract new manufacturing, logistics and technology companies that could create as many as 5,000 […]
Our President, David Toyer, recently joined Laura Merriam-Smith from the NWIRC for a discussion about the impacts (and perils) of zoning and land use as they apply to entrepreneurs and small businesses.