Our Work: Economic Development
Mission: To create a positive climate for investment in downtown York and advance specific economic development projects and initiatives.
2015 by the numbers:
Facilitated 23 new business ribbon cuttings in the CBD.
Hosted 7 Merchant Workshops, with 60 downtown business owners in attendance and 29 expert speakers.
Held 23 prospective business meetings.
Facilitated 8 downtown property tours.
More than $100,000 spent at downtown businesses on Small Business Saturday.
148 Residential units in the pipeline.
Retained Real Property Research Group, Inc. (RPRG) to conduct a market feasibility analysis for developing rental communities in the Central Business District (CBD) which projected significant unmet demand for approximately 103 units in the CBD.
Market demands are such that an unmet demand for rental units is likely over the next 3 year.