Progress by the numbers
Industry Diversification Progress
DIVERSIFY OUR INDUSTRY BASE & JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Diverse economies provide various career opportunities across many industry sectors and are also better suited to weather times of economic disruption. The path to economic diversification is paved by greater support for local entrepreneurs and existing businesses.
0+Grow 500 new jobs in emerging sectors.
EMERGING SECTOR FOCUS
Economic growth in the Baton Rouge Area has been moderate over the past decade, and recent growth has been concentrated in the construction sector. Adding 500 new jobs in our emerging sectors over the next five years will signal a strong shift toward economic diversification.
PROGRESS TO GOAL
PROGRESS ON PRIORITIES
Under each of BRAC’s four focus areas, high-level strategic priorities were identified to achieve the large goals, then metrics of success were recommended for each priority to help track progress.
In this dashboard, you will find progress reports on those recommended metrics.
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measure is not improving when compared with selected baseline year
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SHIFT BUSINESS ATTRACTION INTO HYPERDRIVE
Amplify our voice and approach to drive business investment in the Baton Rouge Area.
LEVEL UP ENTREPRENEURS AND EXISTING BUSINESS
Proactively help Baton Rouge Area businesses increase growth opportunities.
GROW EMERGING INDUSTRY SECTORS
Develop a business, industry, academic and government collaborative cluster group to strengthen the region’s awareness, knowledge, and attractiveness in targeted emerging sectors.