Downtown Improvement Blog

Gain a reputation for being friendly

The more comfortable and welcome people feel in your district, the more likely they are to not only return again, but to tell others about their great experience.

Become known as a ... Read More

Last month, we pulled cleaning strategies from 5 of the cleanest cities in the world. This time, let’s look at 5 of the safest cities in the world to figure out what they’re doing right.

Travel ... Read More

What exactly are the cleanest cities in the world doing to keep their districts so clean?

Zoom out for a moment and discover 5 strategies for cleanliness taken from 5 of the cleanest cities ... Read More

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