About TIP StrategiesTIP Strategies is a privately held Austin based economic development consulting firm committed to providing quality solutions for public & private sector clients.
TIP's Talent Report Card
TIP recently completed a Talent Report Card for the Maury County (TN) Chamber and Economic Alliance. Our approach to indicator and benchmark identification reflects our holistic perspective and illustrates how a range of data sets can be analyzed and displayed to tell a compelling story about a community. Read more...
Project Update: Woodward, Inc. HQ and Manufacturing Facility to Relocate to Downtown River District in Fort Collins, CO
Woodward, Inc. plans to invest $220 million in new buildings, relocate 600 jobs, and create 400 new jobs as part of the development of a 101-acre property to house its corporate headquarters and a manufacturing facility. The economic impact analysis prepared by TIP and Impact Datasource estimated that the project will likely generate a net benefit for the local taxing districts of over $36 million in the first 10 years. Read more...
DATA VISUALIZATION: A New Map of the U.S., Created by How our Dollar Bills Move
Using a site that tracks dollar bills, a theoretical physicist noticed that state boundaries in the U.S. are rather arbitrary, and that money tends to stay within new, more realistic boundaries. To theoretical physicist Dirk Brockmann, the borders of the United States are out of date: they no longer correlate with how we move. Read more...
Tackling Concerns of Independent Workers
Today, the Freelancers Union is one of the nation’s fastest-growing labor organizations, with more than 200,000 members, over half of them in New York State. While hundreds of thousand of jobs in traditionally unionized industries have disappeared, the country is awash in freelancers and other independent workers. Studies by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Government Accountability Office show that there are more than 20 million of them. Read more...