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Economic Development Action Plan

Town of Cary
Economic Development Action Plan
Submitted by
The Sanford Holshouser Business Development Group, LLC
219 Fayetteville Street, PO Box 2447, Raleigh, NC 27602
919-755-1800 www.sanfordholshouser.com
Managing Partners
Ernie Pearson
Bob Comer
Crystal Morphis
Rocky Lane
Mike Geouge
Gary Shope
In partnership With
Whittaker Associates
44 East 8th Street, Suite 420, Holland, MI 49423
616-396-4500 www.whittakerassociates.com

February 2006

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Project Overview
SWOT Assessment
Benchmarking Analysis
Target Industry Analysis
Recommendations
Implementation
Methodology

Appendices

Appendix A: Economic and Demographic Profile

Appendix B: Industry Overviews
Medical Devices and Instruments
Light Manufacturing
Biotechnology/Research and Development
Design Industry
Appendix C: Industry Growth Analysis
Appendix D: New and Expanded Analysis

Attachment: Benchmarking Data

Attachment: The Sanford Holshouser Business Development Group, LLC