The analysis contained in this report centres not only on economic recovery but on opportunities for building long-term economic resilience. It looks at the economic impacts of COVID-19 on the City of Richmond from three angles: the impact to specific business sectors, the impact to specific occupations & demographics, and the impacts to commercial, industrial, and retail spaces in the city.
This research was developed to help inform economic recovery efforts in the City of Richmond by:
- Identifying the economic role Richmond plays in the region and opportunities for leadership in province-wide economic recovery efforts;
- Identifying the specific workforce, sector, and space impacts of COVID-19 in the City of Richmond; and
- Identifying areas of economic potential for further investigation by the City of Richmond’s economic development team and partner organizations
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