Mission: To create a positive climate for investment in downtown York and advance specific economic development projects and initiatives.

Downtown Inc Small Business Liaison Natalie Williams presents to York City Council on 9/15/15

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.