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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Downtown Christiansburg Inc.: Recommendations for achieving a more vibrant Downtown Christiansburg 

      Olberding, Beth; Gupta, Khushboo; Hammes, Ross; Stephenson, Ronnie (Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2018-05)
      Christiansburg was established in 1792 and became an incorporated town in 1833, with its downtown serving as a commercial center and heart of the town until the rise of big box stores in the 1990s. Today, a local, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • Economic Impact Analysis of Virginia Tech Football 

      Lyon-Hill, Sarah; Alwang, Jeffrey R.; 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 Future of Unmanned Systems in Virginia 

      Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science; Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development (Uncork-It Communications, 2014)
      Through this report, Virginia Tech became a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) test site. OED provided an overview of the issues and opportunities concerning autonomous vehicles in order ...
    • GO Virginia Region 2 Growth and Diversification Plan, August 2017 

      Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development (Virginia Tech, 2017-08)
      GO Virginia’s objectives, as set by the state, are simple and provide a clear path for action. The program seeks to grow jobs that pay higher than the regional median wage, primarily through investment that is new to ...
    • GO Virginia Region 2 Growth and Diversification Plan, July 2019 

      Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development (Virginia Tech, 2019-07)
      This Growth and Diversification plan, originally written for GO Virginia Region 2 in August of 2017, provides a roadmap for utilizing GO Virginia funding for projects across this region, which includes the Lynchburg, New ...
    • GO Virginia Region II Snapshot: People, Industry, Common Targets and Themes 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development, 2017)
      The Office of Economic Development presented a growth and diversification plan for GO Virginia Region II, a statewide initiative designed to encourage southwest Virginia's economic growth.
    • 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 ...