Community Engagement

Making (and measuring) an impact

Although not a quick fix, investment in downtown revitalization pays off. The average Main Street district, despite representing only 2 percent of municipal land area, generates 6 percent of property tax revenue and supports 14 percent of retail spending, 21 percent of restaurant spending and 27 percent of hospitality room nights. Read More

Downtown revitalization: Testing the market

Sometimes significant community interest in a particular use exists, but sufficient market information to support private sector investment in the project may be lacking. In these instances, market studies or site planning efforts can help define the scope of the opportunity and facilitate profitable projects. Read More

2018-09-19T09:45:41-05:00September 25, 2018|Community Engagement, Downtown Revitalization, Places|
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