Join us on Thursday, June 20, 2019
, as Amy Taylor
, COO of the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation and Capitol South, shares why a strong downtown is crucial for the success of suburban communities.
With a growing number young professionals and empty nesters seeking urban living opportunities, demand for downtown residences is at an all-time high nationwide. Learn how Downtown Columbus has been able to see 200% growth in the Downtown population since 2000, buoyed by over $3.25 billion in combined public and private investment. The state capital is now an 18-hour city that features modern residential developments, cultural attractions and parkland that continue to attract new residents, workers and visitors.
- Hear the best practices and lessons learned in transforming an underutilized downtown space into a vibrant, usable greenspace.
- Understand how public and private sectors came together to fund the redevelopment of downtown Columbus
- Hear how the vision for downtown greenspace has spurred $400 million in private investment to grow Columbus.