Our Work: Economic Development
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.