Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) is an internationally-recognized economic development approach by which existing local businesses are visited and interviewed to identify some of the issues limiting retention and expansion.
Businesses work one-on-one with an BTCRD Economic Development Officers (EDOs) to look holistically at their business operations and uncover issues and opportunities that may impact future plans and overall growth and success.
If you are an economic development stakeholder, you can request information on BR&E trends and issues in your region. Contact your our regional office closest to you, to discuss how this may help in the development of your strategic plans and proposals for development initiatives.
Co-op BR&E Final Report (1.2 MB)