A unique partnership has been formed with CBRE, one of the premier commercial real estate and site selection organizations in the U.S. Elliott D. Pollack & Company has been working closely with CBRE in a recent effort to advise state policymakers with emphasis in Arizona. This combination of economic and site selection expertise has proven to be a powerfull asset. Special advising has been complete for both the Executive and Legislative branches of government in the state. Due to these efforts, CBRE has had a solid impact on the state and local economies in recent years and will continue to be a private sector leader in this effort for years to come. The links to the CBRE regional offices are displayed below along with a separate link to the Economic Incentives Group.
CBRE - Phoenix
CBRE - Tucson
CBRE Economic Incentives Group
Elliott D. Pollack & Company has also formed a strategic partnership with one of the premier economic development practitioners in the nation, Dr. Ioanna Morfessis. The result of this partnership has been the creation of a team that understands how an economy functions, what can be done to improve development potential, and how to achieve these goals.
As a business and economic development executive, Dr. Ioanna Morfessis has focused her professional life on helping communities and companies create and execute successful change and growth strategies. Regarded as one of the top business and economic development executives in the nation, she founded three best-of-class economic development organizations in the U.S.: Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore, Greater Phoenix Economic Council and Montgomery County, MD Office of Economic Development. During her tenure in these organizations, her work led to the attraction of more than $27 billion of private capital investment and the creation of more than 250,000 new direct jobs in these markets. Through her consulting practice, she has developed economic development strategies and programs for states, regions, counties and cities, and assisted Global 1000 companies with their site location projects. She served as the Chairman of the International Economic Development Council and is an Honorary Lifetime Member. In September 2011, the IEDC awarded its Lifetime Excellence and Achievement Award to Dr. Morfessis.
The Forecasting Project is a community-sponsored research program within the Economic and Business Research Center of the University of Arizona providing the public with economic forecasts for Arizona, its metro areas and western region. As sponsors to this program, Elliott. D Pollack & Company has access to its database. Visit The University of Arizona's award-winning publication: The Arizona Economy
Additional Links of Interest
The Forecasting Project