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Downtown Assistance

Members are invited to take advantage of direct assistance opportunities. Texas Downtown offers downtown assessments, strategic planning, and assistance with stakeholder engagement. 

Downtown Assessments


The purpose of the downtown assessment is to bring a group of downtown professionals to your downtown, talk about challenges and issues you’re facing, tour your downtown district, meet with stakeholders, and provide a report with recommendations for the different stages of revitalization - short term, mid-range, and long-term.

Since 2016, assessments have been completed in the following cities:

Archer City
Bonham
Bowie
Clifton
Crowell
Cuero
Dumas
El Campo
Garland
Glen Rose
Graham
Grand Prairie
Henrietta
Kyle
Levelland
Liberty Hill
Livingston
Mesquite
Mineral Wells
Navasota
New Boston
Nolanville
Olney
Paducah
Palestine
Quanah
Richmond
Seymour
Silsbee
Smithville
Uvalde
Vernon
West Columbia
Wharton

Procuring Speakers

Potential topics include, but not limited to: downtown organization and program development, downtown director orientation, downtown master planning, board member duties/orientation, economic development strategies, festivals, events & promotions, historic preservation and design, streetscape projects, tourism development and marketing and volunteer management.

Board and Downtown Stakeholders Training Sessions

This training varies with your needs, but Texas Downtown can help provide the tools necessary to make your association function more effectively.

Strategic Planning

This option is ideal for a downtown or Main Street program that is interested in developing an annual strategic plan with action items and steps.

El Campo

The City of El Campo was the recipient of a downtown assessment performed by Texas Downtown in 2014 and that was the catalyst that we needed to get our process started. Just organizing the merchants and creating the buzz about the efforts planned set us in a forward motion towards a collaboration th

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Glen Rose

The Glen Rose CVB asked the Texas Downtown to do a Downtown Assessment to help us figure out what we can do to make our downtown better… The outcome has been even more positive than we had hoped. Since the assessment, the downtown business owners have taken a more active role. They have starte

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Mesquite

The Texas Downtown downtown assessment propelled our downtown development program forward in an exponential fashion. This service provided Mesquite with specific, results-driven recommendations. Moreover, the presence of the Texas Downtown experts provided awareness, information, encouragement and a

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