Leadership Rochester PresentationNovember 19, 2009<br />“Working together to make Rochester a destination and a source of ...
National Trust for Historic Preservation<br />National Preservation Act of 1966, ashes of Urban Renewal<br />First three c...
Four Points & Eight Principles<br />Design, Outreach, Promotion, Economic<br />Incremental Process<br />Comprehensive Appr...
Growth  Cycle of a Main Street Program<br /> Start Up Phase<br />    3-5 yrs, organization, assessment, projects<br />Grow...
Breaking the cycle of disinvestment…<br />Businesses<br />Property Ownership<br />Private Investment<br />Housing Availabi...
Investments in Main Street District<br />Private Investments<br />2007- 91 projects/$14,825<br />                         ...
Businesses, Housing, Volunteers<br />Businesses Opening/Closing<br />    closed -8     opened -11  NET GAIN  3<br />      ...
Impacts for Rochester<br />2006 Assessed Value of the Rochester Main Street District-  $143,318,000<br />2009 Assessed Val...
What’s Next For Rochester Main Street<br />New Investment Campaign<br />Intensified Business Recruitment<br />Stronger Par...
An Extreme Makeover<br />
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Presentaion on local Main Street Program/Downtown Revitalization given as part of an Economic Development segment for a local leadership program on November 19, 2009

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Leadership Rochester Presentation

  1. 1. Leadership Rochester PresentationNovember 19, 2009<br />“Working together to make Rochester a destination and a source of pride”<br />
  2. 2. National Trust for Historic Preservation<br />National Preservation Act of 1966, ashes of Urban Renewal<br />First three communities 1977, National 1980<br />46 States & three territories, 1,700 communities in United States<br />18 Main Street Communities in New Hampshire (1996)<br />Rochester is one of 400 Accredited Main Street Programs<br />
  3. 3. Four Points & Eight Principles<br />Design, Outreach, Promotion, Economic<br />Incremental Process<br />Comprehensive Approach<br />Quality<br />Public/Private Partnerships<br />Changing Attitudes<br />Existing Assets<br />Self-Help Program<br />Implentation Oriented<br />
  4. 4. Growth Cycle of a Main Street Program<br /> Start Up Phase<br /> 3-5 yrs, organization, assessment, projects<br />Growth Phase<br /> 5-10 yrs, large projects, bigger impacts<br />Maintenance Phase<br /> 10+ yrs, marketing, events, advocacy, training<br />
  5. 5. Breaking the cycle of disinvestment…<br />Businesses<br />Property Ownership<br />Private Investment<br />Housing Availability<br />Tax Revenues<br />
  6. 6. Investments in Main Street District<br />Private Investments<br />2007- 91 projects/$14,825<br /> $1,349, 132<br />2008- 86 projects/$11,750<br /> $1,011,325<br />2009- 71 projects/ $10,069<br /> $ 714,914<br /> $3,075, 371<br />Public Investments<br />Hanson Street, Congress Street<br />And Factory Court<br />$1,825,000<br />Total $4,900, 371<br />
  7. 7. Businesses, Housing, Volunteers<br />Businesses Opening/Closing<br /> closed -8 opened -11 NET GAIN 3<br /> 208 Businesses<br />Housing in Downtown –<br /> vacancies 79-2006/ 50 2009 37% reduction<br />Value of Volunteers 2008- 1,854.5 @ $19.95<br /> $35,999<br />Property Ownership- 46% Absentee-38%<br /> 18% reduction in absentee ownership<br />
  8. 8. Impacts for Rochester<br />2006 Assessed Value of the Rochester Main Street District- $143,318,000<br />2009 Assessed Value of the Rochester Main Street District- $146,176,800<br />Increase of $2,858,000 (2%)<br />Current rate of $19.99 (2006)= $249,586 Additional Annual Tax Revenue<br />Investment Ratio $1: $29.28<br />
  9. 9. What’s Next For Rochester Main Street<br />New Investment Campaign<br />Intensified Business Recruitment<br />Stronger Partnerships<br />Downtown Housing Advocacy<br />Small Business Assistance<br />Maintenance Issues<br />Marketing/Branding<br />Strategic Planning<br />Special/Retail Events<br />“Rediscover Rochester”<br />
  10. 10. An Extreme Makeover<br />

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