We are living in a new world that is becoming more complex every day. A new economy based on knowledge is pushing aside the old economy based upon manufacturing. At Diane Lupke & Associates we believe innovation, creativity, and agility work in any economy.

Diane Lupke & Associates, Inc. is a an economic development consultancy. We support communities to shape the places where they live and work with better data, strategic thinking, and collaborative action. Since its founding in 1990, Diane Lupke, her Associates, and Staff have worked in more than 100 creative central cities, distinctive urban neighborhoods, spunky rural towns, and emerging knowledge communities.

The Lupke Core Team is made up of senior economic development practitioners with strengths in three key areas: Economic Restructuring; Knowledge Economy; and Econometrics. Our process is rigorous and inclusive incorporating multiple sources of economic data, free-wheeling community conversations, expert analysis, and strategy development. Using such tools as our "asset inventory" and "innovation audit" we can see the economic potential of every community. We can help you to realize it.

There is no one solution to spur positive economic change. Lupke & Associates consultants bring experience, creativity, and determination to find the practical and affordable real-world solutions that will work for you and your community.

Consultants to the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.
∇ News

Andrew Johansson joins Lupke team. Andrew has special expertise in Tax Increment Financing and other business incentives, transit oriented development, and SME support.

New article by Diane Lupke and Andrew Johansson on Economic Development and Policy. "From Enterprise to Innovation: The Future of Enterprise Zones" Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives, Mar / April 2017.

The 2017 Diane Lupke Scholarship competition opens in June. Go to www.iedconline.org to apply.

Diane's Upcoming Training Schedule

June 1-2, 2017 IEDC Workforce Development, Little Rock, AR

June 15-16, 2017 IEDC Neighborhood Strategies, Atlanta, GA

July 20-21, 2017 IEDC Workforce Development, Minneapolis, MN

September 11-15, 2017 Wisconsin Basic Economic Development Course, Madison, WI

October 16-20, 2017 Illinois Basic Economic Development Course, Naperville, IL

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