Shaftsbury, Vermont recently lost 400 jobs in manufacturing and other sectors. In a Town of 3,700 people this change significantly affects their local economy. What can Shaftsbury do to capture an appropriate quotient of the new economy’s growth sectors? Their regional economy was analyzed sector by sector through a nine point filtering criteria to determine which industries have high growth potential and which of those are appropriate for Shaftsbury. The report concludes with strategies and detailed implementation steps that the Town can do to retain and recruit these growing sectors. Client: Town Shaftsbury, Vermont.