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

2016 by the numbers:

  • Facilitated 39 new business ribbon cuttings in the Central Business District (an average of 3/month).

  • Hosted 3 Merchant Workshops, with 50 Downtown business owners in attendance.

  • Offered business assistance to 40 Downtown businesses.

  • Completed a Pedestrian Count Study.

  • Finalized a first-floor occupancy retail inventory study.

  • More than $100,000 spent at Downtown businesses on Small Business Saturday.