Strengthening the downtown’s economic base:
– Identifies market opportunities and growth
– Business retention and recruitment
– Rehabilitating historic buildings
– Developing financial incentives
– Monitoring the economic performance of the downtown
The EV committee works to retain and expand existing businesses to provide a balanced commercial mix, by converting unused or underutilized space into productive property, and by sharpening the competitiveness and merchandising skills of the commercial district’s business owners.
Economic Vitality Projects:
NECI-Niles Entrepreneurial and Culinary Incubator
Market Profile Study-2011/2013
Business Recruitment Team
Available to ALL Building, Business and Property ownersin the Niles DDA/Main Street District.
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2.24.17 2017 NILES DDA MAIN STREET BUILDING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
We have funds to be used for Low Interest (2.6%) Building Infrastructure Repairs / Improvement Loans AND Façade Grants.
If you have building infrastructure work to do – HVAC, Roof, Electric, Plumbing, etc., you may borrow up to $5,000 at a rate of 2.6% for a maximum term of 3 years with you making a matching 25% investment in the building.
Additionally, the funds can be used as a 50/50 matching Grant for approved façade work.
If you have a project that you would like to talk about, and would like more details, please give us a call:
(269) 687-4332 or email firstname.lastname@example.org