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  • Tertiary Workforce Services Analysis in Southwest Virginia: Childcare 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2018)
    There are many layers to a thriving workforce. According to the three sector economic theory, there is a need for “primary sector” raw materials, “secondary sector” manufacturing and production of goods, and “tertiary ...
  • Examination of Economic and Community Development Opportunities Resulting from the Creation of a Community Kitchen 

    Bonham, Whitney; Lyon-Hill, Sarah; Erickson, Julie; Sirmons, Clarence (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2013)
    The Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development (OED) was contracted by the City of Roanoke’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) and Freedom First Credit Union to evaluate community and economic development opportunities ...
  • The Crooked Road Economic Impact Factsheet 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2016)
    The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail promotes Southwest Virginia’s music and culture by marketing over 60 cultural music venues to tourists from around the world. During summer 2015, the Virginia Tech Office ...
  • Tertiary Workforce Services Analysis in Southwest Virginia: Behavioral Health 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2018)
    There are many layers to a thriving workforce. According to the three sector economic theory, there is a need for “primary sector” raw materials, “secondary sector” manufacturing and production of goods, and “tertiary ...
  • Rural Retreat Train Depot Stakeholder Visioning 

    Gould, Maeve; Hesenjan, Faruk; Lyon-Hill, Sarah; Mawyer, Adam; Onopa, Nick; Provo, John (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2016)
    In spring 2016 the Rural Retreat Depot Foundation commissioned the Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development to assist in the visioning of the historic Rural Retreat Train Depot. This technical assistance included ...
  • Assessing Opportunities for Agriculture and Agritourism at Montpelier 

    Mayer, Adam; Burke, Patrick; Ononpa, Nick; Lyon-Hill, Sarah; Travis, Elli; Daugherty, Dick; Tate, Scott (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2015)
    Orange County, with a planning grant from the Governor’s Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund (AFID), administered by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), engaged the Virginia ...
  • Economic Impact Analysis of Virginia Tech Football 

    Lyon-Hill, Sarah; Alwang, Jeff; Mawyer, Adam; Burke, Patrick; Budzevski, Leeann (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2015-02-20)
    This report estimates the economic contributions of Virginia Tech football to the New River Valley MSA and the Roanoke Valley MSA (NRRV). Virginia Tech football contributes economically to the NRRV in two ways. First, the ...
  • Economic Impact Analysis of the Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive Airport 

    Travis, Elli (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2016-12-22)
    This report estimates the economic contributions of the Virginia Tech – Montgomery Executive Airport (VTMEA) to the New River Valley (NRV). The current operations of the VTMEA contribute to the local region in three ways. ...
  • An Economic Impact Analysis of The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail 

    Lyon-Hill, Sarah; Dowd, Frances; Burke, Patrick (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2016-03-01)
    The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail promotes Southwest Virginia’s music and culture by marketing over 60 cultural music venues across 19 counties, four independent cities and over 50 towns. Since 2003, The ...
  • 2017 Quarter 4 New River Mount Rogers (WDA II) Quarterly Workforce Report 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2017)
    Welcome to the 2017 fourth quarter workforce report, produced by the Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development on behalf of the New River Mount Rogers Workforce Development Board (WDA II). This region comprises the New ...
  • 2017 Quarter 4 Southwest Virginia (WDA 1) Quarterly Workforce Report 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2017)
    Welcome to the 2017 fourth quarter workforce report produced by the Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development on behalf of the Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board (WDB). This report covers Workforce Development ...
  • 2017 Quarter 4 Virginia’s Blue Ridge Works (VBRW) Quarterly Workforce Report 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2017)
    Welcome to the 2017 fourth quarter workforce report, produced by the Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development on behalf of the Area III Workforce Development Board (VBRW), Virginia’s Blue Ridge Works! This region ...
  • Same Ecosystem, Different Entrepreneurs: An assessment model for measuring diverse entrepreneurial ecosystems 

    Lyon-Hill, Sarah; Tate, Scott; Cowell, Maggie; Gupta, Khushboo; Keneshlo, Yaser (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2017)
    This paper explores how to measure entrepreneurial ecosystems with an urban-rural mix by using Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s four indicators framework and while accounting for the needs of different types of entrepreneurs ...
  • The Economic Impact of Agency 229: An examination of industry and community impacts 

    Travis, Elli; Alwang, Albert; Olberding, Beth; Lyon-Hill, Sarah; Elliott-Engel, Jeremy; Provo, John (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2018-01)
    The social and economic impacts of Agency 229 on the Commonwealth of Virginia are vast and diverse. As a state-funded entity, legislative bodies often ask Agency 229 to illustrate those impacts. Currently, 229 faculty ...
  • 2018 Quarter 3: Southwest VA Workforce Report 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2018)
    Welcome to the 2018 quarter three workforce report, produced by the Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development. This document focuses on gender in the workplace at the national and regional level. National trends provide ...
  • 2019 Quarterly Workforce Report 1: New River/Mount Rogers WDA II 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2019)
    Welcome to the 2019 quarter one workforce report. The Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development produced this document on behalf of the New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Development Board. This workforce report details ...
  • 2019 Quarterly Workforce Report 1: Southwest Virginia WDA I 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2019)
    Welcome to the 2019 quarter one workforce report. The Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development produced this document for the Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board. This workforce report details unemployment ...
  • Tertiary Workforce Services Analysis in Southwest Virginia: Transportation 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2018)
    There are many layers to a thriving workforce. According to the three sector economic theory, there is a need for “primary sector” raw materials, “secondary sector” manufacturing and production of goods, and “tertiary ...
  • The Economic Impacts Of Trichoderma And Cocopith In Bangladesh, India, & Nepal 

    Travis, Elli; Olberding, Beth; Alwang, Albert; Gupta, Khushboo (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2019-02)
    OED travelled to Bangladesh, India, and Nepal to work with IPM and USAID to assess how Trichoderma and cocopith affect farmers, factory owners, manufactures, nursery owners, and day laborers who use these natural products ...
  • Working Group Report on the Interface between Virginia Tech Counseling Services, Academic Affairs, Judicial Affairs and Legal Systems 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2017-08-17)
    In response to the tragic events of April 16, 2007, Virginia Tech President Charles Steger requested an internal review conducted by a working group to examine the interface between the university’s student counseling ...

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