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Infographic: Life of an economic development project

October 22, 2018 | Laura King-Homan | economic development, how does that work
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A company’s decision to locate an economic development project or expand to a new site is one that is not made quickly or lightly.

Along the way, many groups work with the company to ensure it selects a suitable location. OPPD’s Economic Development team is one of these groups. Throughout the year, the team answers requests for proposals from businesses, with the aim of bringing new customers – and new jobs – to the utility’s service territory.

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An economic development project has many phases and the selection process can last as long as one year or more. Below is an infographic that shows the life of a typical project.

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Laura King-Homan is the managing editor of The Wire and a communications specialist at the Omaha Public Power District. She has nearly 20 years of print journalism and design experience, including the Omaha World-Herald.

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