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A tale of two cities

This story appears in the August 1996 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Sometimes all it takes to jump-start a community is a little teamwork. This principle helped two organizations on opposite coasts garner national recognition for their economic development efforts.

Brea Redevelopment Agency in Brea, California, and Virginia's Region 2000 in Lynchburg, Virginia, recently won first-place Economic Development Achievement awards (Eddies) in the Public-Private Partnership category. Sponsored by Business Facilities magazine, the award recognizes ongoing efforts that demonstrate innovation and creativity.

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