Placer County Economic Development Board: Determine what industries or businesses might be targeted and work with staff to develop a survey for businesses to complete.
Ensure previous and current stakeholder/partner work and processes are not duplicated to the extent possible: Some organizations implement business walks, this BRE program should work in concert with those efforts and add value
Leverage tools and data: Ensure data from sources such as Beacon Economics, EDD, and others are kept up-to-date to assist in tracking trends and forecasting where appropriate
Enter and Analyze Response Data: Both quantitative data (from the online surveys) and qualitative data (from the site visits) will be entered into the software program and analyzed
Identify and Address Red Flags: Information items collected from the surveys and during site visit interviews that raise “green flags” and “red flags” will be addressed. The Economic Development Board will determine which specific strategies to use to address issues and enhance strengths
Prepare Report on the BRE Program: A brief report will be written by staff to identifying areas of strength as well as specific areas of concern revealed during the current year program work (about supporting existing businesses/industries in the community)
Communicate Results: Results will be shared with the public in a well-publicized community forum, by the media, or via any other appropriate outlets that the Economic Development Board designates