Imagine a community with walkable downtowns, accessible waterfronts, good schools, public transportation, busy restaurants, shops and attractions that draw visitors from around the region. Picture how you could transform underutilized or abandoned properties into economic development opportunities that can bolster real estate values and bring retail and residential properties to the heart of your community.
Communities + Waterfronts helps revitalize communities and restore economic viability. Our programs provide resources to help communities plan, attract and promote business opportunities to foster economic growth and revitalization. From community planning expertise to funding for improvement projects, we can help community leaders create and realize an economically sustainable vision for your community.
Create a sustainable development plan to attract desirable businesses
Protect and enhance natural resources that contribute to your economic success
Revitalize brownfield sites and neglected commercial properties for exciting new uses
Create local government efficiencies, maintain services, create jobs, and become more business-friendly
Locate funding and grants to create economic development projects