Economic Impact

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In 2015 the Town of Basalt hired JVA Consulting for an independent in-depth study of the opportunity and impacts of TACAW. The study* concluded that the community wants it, that it’s the right time, that it’s in the right place, and that it will succeed. In addition there will be significant economic impacts to Basalt businesses in spillover spending, which will benefit shops and restaurants in the TACAW vicinity:

240 Events (32,000 Attendees) X $24.60 per Attendee = $787,200

PROGRESS

  • 2009 BOARD WAS FORMED TO EXPLORE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR TACAW
  • 2011 TOWN OF BASALT BOARD OF TRUSTEES ENDORSED PRELIMINARY PLANS
  • 2015 JVA ENDORSEMENT, 501C-3 DESIGNATION, AGREEMENT WITH THE TOWN OF BASALT

NEXT STEPS

  • 2018 BEGIN CONSTRUCTION OF SUSTAINABLE 21ST CENTURY FACILITY
  • 2019 OPEN TACAW AND BEGIN PROGRAMMING EVENTS
  • ONGOING EVOLUTION OF THE TACAW CAMPUS