Downtown Improvement Blog

In the minds of your residents, tourists and stakeholders, fun and welcoming areas of your district can quickly become “shady” and “run-down,” almost overnight. How? All it takes is a few scribbles of graffiti to create negat... Read More

Say your garage was a jumbled heap of clutter. (Hypothetically speaking of course. Right?)

To really clean it well, you would have to get organized and make a plan to figure out exactly where everything needs to go and what leads it to ... Read More

If you’re considering starting a safety program for your downtown district, you know there are countless issues and constituents to consider.

One of the best places you can start is with a Downtown S... Read More

It doesn't take long for frequent, low-level crime to affect the perception of safety in your downtown.

Fortunately, addressing quality of life issues with a comprehensive approach to safety an... Read More

Negative perceptions regarding the safety of your downtown district are most commonly fueled by repeated, low-level quality of life crimes. By addressing these issues, you can go a long way to improve th... Read More