Read the "Growing economic gardens" feature to learn how economic gardeners use GIS to develop jobs and help local businesses succeed.

This map was created for a GrowFL client to show the client's location in southwest Florida, its existing 150-mile trade area, and the positions of the competition in the southeastern states. (Click on the image to view a larger version.)

This map was created by Littleton's Business /Industry Affairs Department to show a software provider the locations of its business prospects and where they tend to cluster (density analysis). The top markets are shown in red. (Click on the image to view a larger version.)

Created for the downtown Littleton merchants by Littleton's Business /Industry Affairs Department, this map shows customer location density across the Denver metro area with the area in red indicating more customers. (Click on the image to view a larger version.)

This map was created by Littleton's Business /Industry Affairs Department for an indoor children's playland business that wanted to determine areas that met their target market of affluent residents with high numbers of children. (Click on the image to view a larger version.)

The Loveland Economic Development Program created this map for a client that was interested in opening a bakery in the local area. The client had selected a few locations, and the program used expenditure data to see what the spending patterns were in each of those areas. The client then used the information in its site selection process. (Click on the image to view a larger version.)

The Loveland Economic Development Program created this map for a business interested in an existing building in the community. The map shows 2009 population estimates (and 2014 population projections) along with employers with 20 or more employees (the client's target market). (Click on the image to view a larger version.)

  • Read the "Growing economic gardens" feature to learn how economic gardeners use GIS to develop jobs and help local businesses succeed.