Policy: Services Along the Economic Development Continuum


Lessons for Sandia


  •  With proliferation of parks, it may be difficult to achieve success in conventional terms
  •  Park may help establish region as growth pole, substituting for urbanization economies
  •  Planners need to heed lessons from successes:
  •  parks had marketing and development strategy appropriate for region's resources and culture
  •  parks provided services/infrastructure consistent with tenants' needs
  •  there was visionary leadership and cooperation
  •  there were deep pockets and patience
  •  there was good timing and good luck

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