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Work together to build economic growth


Communities prosper when they use authoritative data to identify market trends that attract investments. Whether appealing to potential residents or businesses, economic development planners help communities grow by emphasizing the importance of location. In a competitive environment where neighboring cities vie to secure funding, tourism, and revenue, planners must demonstrate the potential value of new development sites and commercial properties. To better prepare a community for prosperity, connect entrepreneurs to information so they may reveal investment opportunities.

Forward-thinking communities use the ArcGIS platform to become more prosperous every day


The location-based approach is a way of problem solving that integrates geographic information into how you understand and manage your economic development efforts. This approach opens information to more people and helps reveal relevant issues that promote prosperity.

How are you promoting your community?


ArcGIS employs beautiful, interactive maps that lead people on virtual walks through your business districts, parks, and other meaningful attractions. Showcase photos, videos, and stories from throughout the community that encourage people to return year after year.

Are you enticing new business?


Clearly convey opportunities for revenue by using demographics, workforce potential, and local buying characteristic that inform prospective investors of the economic landscape with ArcGIS. Authoritative maps, apps, and analyses attract new business and help existing businesses grow.

Do you have the tools to raise capital?


ArcGIS helps evaluate planning scenarios to determine the best, most financially sound investments for your community. Users can create clear pictures of redevelopment options, determine future and present investment needs, and find new, creative ways that will stimulate your local economy.

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Middletown, Delaware


Location-based planning strategies central to redevelopment plans

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Esri's online-based approach to GIS fosters collaboration and innovation


With the right process, people, and technology, any community can become smarter. From the smallest towns to entire nations, location technology helps organizations share information to drive initiatives and improve services. Connect with Esri for a wealth of resources that elevate the essential characteristics of progressive, smart communities.

Successfully jump-start your Smart Community