First Ever #EconDev Survey of Micropolitans

Our company believes that micropolitans have tremendous growth opportunities ahead, which is why we’ve focused our economic development services on their needs. And that why we’re also doing the first ever economic development (#econdev) survey just for the nation’s 551 micropolitans (list of micropolitans). The benefit to participating micropolitans is …

Approved: Hawks Prairie Logistics Park

Last night the Lacey City Council approved the master site plan and wetland development permits for Hawks Prairie Logistics Park, a 130-acre industrial development that will feature three buildings totaling 1.9 million square feet of industrial space.  The main building on the site will house a new Home Depot distribution …

You Should Know the Economic Impact

How often have you. . . Heard a company press on a city or county to make a decision based on their economic impact locally, but without any data? Considered incentives for an economic development deal without knowing more than the number of jobs and total investment as given by …

If You Don’t Have a Certified Site, You Need This

Site certification has gained importance over the last several years as states, utilities and railroads create certification programs. But what if you can’t afford to “certify” your site? Simple, you can do your own due diligence as if you were the project.  Why?  Because site certification was really born out of …

Toyer Supports Proposed Logistic Park

This week, Toyer Strategic successfully held a community meeting with property owners adjacent to a proposed logistics park in Lacey, Washington. Toyer is one of the project consultants supporting the entitlement of the Hawks Prairie Logistics Park – a project that would create around 1.9 million square feet of warehousing …