On Tuesday December 8 at the Roadmap for Growth 2015- 2016: A Vision for the City of Philadelphia launch event, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce released its report of findings from its Roadmap for Growth initiative, which seeks to create a shared agenda with Mayor-elect Jim Kenney, City Council and Philadelphia’s business and civic community on economic growth and job creation. The report outlines four topic areas and further questions for discussion that can serve as the basis of a shared agenda. These areas include: Building Opportunities for Business Creation and Growth, Revitalizing Neighborhood Economies, Developing a Trained and Educated Workforce and Leveraging Our Infrastructure. Mayor-elect Kenney received the report and gave remarks outlining portions of his economic development vision for Philadelphia.

“The Roadmap for Growth represents a real opportunity to build a shared agenda with Mayor-elect Kenney and City Co