Civic Economics is an economic analysis and strategic planning consultancy with offices in Austin and Chicago. Since its founding in 2002, the firm has established itself as a leader in progressive economic development, taking its unique vision of sustainable prosperity to eight states in the USA and Mexico.
More importantly, the firm has emerged at the center of a network of planners and independent businesses promoting reasoned analysis of the evolving American retail scene. We’ve provided information and counsel to dozens of civic organizations in the USA. and Canada. Our analysis has appeared in news outlets from the New York Times to “This week in Northern California.” We have developed an unmatched understanding of the dynamics of local retail and service provision, a library of best practices information, and a network of contacts from business, government, and civic organizations nationwide.
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