Economic Developer
Municipal Planner
Landscape Architect
EDP Best Practices, LLC
(817) 992-6156

Training – BRE Programs Overview

Provide an informal PPT overview of various ways to support existing businesses and implement Business Retention & Expansion (BRE) programs.

Problem Identification

  • Board is unfamiliar with the variety of ways they can support their existing businesses
  • Limited knowledge of business activities, e.g. leasing, permitting, occupancy, marketing, challenges

Service Goals

  • Learn how to engage your local businesses
  • Identify any issues of concern to local business leaders
  • Develop a system for resolving these issues
  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship between the community and businesses
  • Learn a variety of ways to help market existing businesses


  • A PPT presentation and engaging discussion on the merits of implementing Business Retention & Expansion programs