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Economic Development

Track Industrial Spaces in the Mekong Region with the Updated Mekong Infrastructure Tracker

The latest release of The Mekong Infrastructure Tracker includes data on Industrial Spaces. In addition to major transportation hubs, such as railway stations, airports, and seaports, these include special economic zones, cross border economic zones, and industrial zones. These areas, with special tax treatment and other regulations, are a key centers of economic activity and international investment.  Read More

Clearview Analytics Tool: Accelerating Economic Insight

Avenu Insights, a company focused on improving and maintaining revenue streams for state and local governments, and Blue Raster have just released the first iteration of the Clearview Analytics Economic Development Insights (EDI) tool. The Economic Development tool provides key insights to cities and counties to attract new business, plan future investments, and understand the competitive…  Read More

ArcGIS Hub: Grow Your Local Economy

Last year, Esri announced a new product in their platform– ArcGIS Hub. ArcGIS Hub supports collaboration between governments, businesses, citizens and their communities to accomplish data-driven Initiatives. Recently, Blue Raster assisted Esri in the creation of the Grow Your Local Economy Initiative. This Initiative provides a suite of tools and applications you can use to show business owners,…  Read More

GIS for Community Engagement with the World Bank

With over 2,000 projects benefiting 3.5 million people, the Azerbaijan Rural Invest Project (AzRIP) launched by the World Bank has been extremely successful in advancing the lives of everyday people by improving infrastructure in rural areas. Since its launch in 2005, the World Bank has assisted in a variety of projects including improving road conditions,…  Read More

Highlights from the 2017 Esri UC

The Blue Raster team is very excited to share the details of our experience at the 2017 Esri UC and Education Conference in San Diego! We had lots of fun using the Story Map Cascade template to document our trip. Check out our Esri 2017 UC Story Map for a closer look at our adventures.  Read More

Cultivating Business Centers by Harvesting Data

The Washington D.C. Economic Partnership (WDCEP) attracts new organizations to the D.C. area by assessing the needs of potential businesses, and then matching those needs to suitable locations within the city. WDCEP then demonstrates site suitability by presenting demographics, neighboring businesses, economic trends, pending constructions and space availability. To organize and present all of this data, Blue…  Read More