Investment Readiness Test


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The Investment Readiness Test is a self-assessment tool which assists communities to identify investment readiness gaps, determine the effectiveness of existing planning and economic development processes and identify ways to add value to those processes.
  The Investment Readiness Test is a key component of any economic development initiative for development of tools and capacity for communities to attract, receive, and successfully entertain investment opportunities.  These tools establish the platforms on which to build competitive and prosperous communities.
The Investment Readiness Test is comprised of seven sections that represent key considerations for investors. These are: community profile, industrial and commercial land inventory, investment marketing, land use planning, economic development, dealing with site selectors and monitoring investment inquiries.  
Follow through the test and answer the questions by checking off the appropriate

“Y” = “yes” ”N” = “no” or “NI” = “yes, but it needs improvement”
“No” or “Needs Improvement” answers indicate areas where your community may be able to improve its investment readiness.


2. If yes, does the profile include:
Does the inventory provide the following site information for each property:
When a property has an existing building, does the inventory provide the following information