In the years since the last economic development planning work was done, significant changes have occurred both organizationally and in the marketplace. To advance our efforts to the next level, we have ensured that our growth is strategic, coordinated, and targeted with our overall economic development goals.

A five phase economic development strategic planning project was commissioned with Angelou Economics and the study has provided the recommendations necessary to provide actionable direction and allow Lexington leaders to measure its economic development success in the future. Over the course of the project, Angelou Economics recognized the following sectors as targets for Lexington: