Eds & Meds in the Transformation of Industrial Cities

By: Marian Kansas, Consultant Alan Mallach’s book The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America explores the rise and fall of America’s industrial cities. For us, it was an illuminating read on economic development, especially as Avalanche is advising...

2019 IEDC Annual Conference Recap

By: Team Avalanche Avalanche was all-in at IEDC’s 2019 Annual Conference earlier this month. We enjoyed reconnecting with old friends and making new ones. (Hey everyone!) With the whole team in attendance, we covered a lot of ground. Here’s a recap of what each of us...

Three Newsworthy Economic Development Trends in 2019

By Marian Kansas, Consultant As the manager of The Future Of, Avalanche’s curated content website featuring new economic development articles and commentary each week, I spend a lot of time finding and reading economic development-related articles from a wide variety...