Verizon, our vitality sponsor for the Value of Downtown Report, is here to talk about their tools for helping local businesses scale and thrive.
Over the past couple of months, we’ve been talking a lot about our Value of Downtown Report. We’ve also been talking a lot about the construction we’re doing on 20th Street. But how exactly do both of these projects go hand in hand?
“As the literal and figurative heart of their cities, downtowns represent and welcome residents, employees, and visitors from all walks of life,” says David Downey, President and CEO of the International Downtown Association (IDA), as he discusses the importance of downtown and the role it plays in keeping the vibrancy alive in our city centers!
The IDA defines the Vitality Index as a benchmarking tool to see how the vitality of various downtown areas across the country compare to one another. Let’s take a closer look at where Birmingham stands!
We recently released our Value of Downtown report and one of the areas we excelled in was our walk score. Need a crash course on what a walk score is? Well lucky for you our City Center District Manager, Rob Buddo, is here to tell you all about it!
We recently released out Value of Downtown report! Our City Center District Manager, Rob Buddo, is here to explain just how important this data is and how it will help us make improvements to our downtown area in the near future.
The report—The Value of Downtown Birmingham, presented by PNC Bank—establishes a baseline from which city leaders, corporate leaders and organizations like REV can track growth and identify priorities for downtown improvements.