Advancing the Economic Development Element in Comprehensive Plans

PAS Memo — January-February 2017

By Luis Nunez


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The January/February 2017 issue of PAS Memo highlights some common problems with traditional economic development elements in comprehensive plans and offers guidance on how to improve this element.


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Jan. 1, 2017
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About the Author

Luis Nunez
Luis Nuñez, AICP, Senior Associate, has extensive planning and economic development experience spanning the public, private, and non-profit sectors since 2002, his education and experiences fall in line with KKC’s core values. His career has crossed a broad spectrum of urban planning and economic development work in high-growth communities. His practice has included, among others, emphasis on the implementation of comprehensive and strategic plans, revitalization strategies, grant administration, drafting and implementing regulations to advance community character, regional mobility plans, neighborhood and corridor plans, and tax diversification policies. He is also adept in the development of financing mechanisms, full and limited purpose annexation plans, and market analysis. Luis is currently working towards CEcD (Certified Economic Developer) accreditation and brings to KKC a unique blend of skills that provide significant value to our clients.