Local Economic Development Strategies

NMCOG provides technical assistance to individual communities to develop an Economic Development Strategy specific to that community. The Economic Development Strategy includes a comprehensive analysis of the existing demographic and economic conditions within the community and strategies to encourage private investment. Recently, NMCOG has utilized the Economic Development Self-Assessment Tool (EDSAT) developed by Northeastern University’s Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy to help analyze a community's capacity for attracting private investment. The following Economic Development Strategies have been completed: