Bridge Economic Development

Creating sustainable solutions for equitable growth.

What We Do

We shape distinct strategies grounded in practical experience and honest conversations with communities.

Our work allows us to uncover opportunities or barriers to growth through data-driven analysis and provides actionable steps that will grow local economies and serve the community as a whole.

A community will only thrive when all people can participate, prosper, and achieve equitable outcomes.
Growth, prosperity, and inclusion are complementary, not contradictory, goals for sustainable economic development.
Exceptional plans are grounded in economic development data, theory, and experience with a clear direction for implementation.

Our Results

Clackamas County, Oregon

Retain existing small businesses while making a more walkable, mass transit-friendly community.

Greater Portland, Inc

Foster an equitable and resilient economy.

City of Beaverton, Oregon

Create a more vibrant downtown to attract skilled talent and work within the city.

Economic Development Strategy & Action Plan

Growing healthy and vibrant local economies.   
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Anti-Displacement Strategy

Helping cities create unique solutions for community improvement while building wealth for existing business owners.

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Community Planning & Strategies

Enhancing communities through private investments and strategic placemaking.
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Economic Development Marketing

Attracting talent and business to your community.
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Who we are

We’ll never try to fit your community’s need into a generic consulting approach.

At Bridge Economic Development, we are passionate about helping cities grow an economy that serves the entire community.

Our team includes exceptional local and national thought leaders in Community and Economic Development who are enthusiastic about developing and implementing plans practiced at the local and regional levels.

As a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise, we’re personally and professionally committed to integrating equity into all our work.

The State of Oregon Certification Office recognizes Bridge Economic Development for Business Inclusion and Diversity (COBID) as Certified Business WBE and ESB #11584