An aerial view of AT&T field and Downtown Chattanooga looking East.Staff photo by Dan Henry/Chattanooga Times Free Press
A team of expert firms led by Cincinnati-based McBride Dale Clarion was picked to oversee the crafting of a long-term, strategic plan for the Chattanooga region.
McBride Dale Clarion will oversee the planning initiative that’s slated to start next year and involve 16 counties over the tri-state area.
McBride Dale Clarion Team competed with two other expert teams in demonstrating capabilities in areas including public engagement, scenario-based planning, data modeling, long-term financial planning and more.
In addition to McBride Dale Clarion the team consists of Clarion Associates, Fregonese Associates, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Brown Pearman Russell, BAE Urban Economics, Opticos Design, Ann Coulter, PlaceMatters, The Ochs Center for Metropolitan Studies, and Neathawk Dubuque & Packett.
Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...