BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & RETAIL RECRUITMENT

NEW RETAIL RECRUITMENT PROGRAM

  • Coordinate with local brokers and property owners
  • Maintain prospect lists; schedule outreach visits
  • Develop website to market Chinatown-ID’s retail advantages
  • Maintain database of available retail spaces

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, BUSINESS RETENTION & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

  • Actively engage local small businesses in supporting neighborhood economic growth
  • Support each industry sector in order to maintain the diversity of businesses in the C-ID
  • Develop culturally competent business technical assistance for local small retailers
  • Assist ratepayers with navigation of the International Special Review District Board
  • Partner with Historic Alley Group to develop unique business offerings that face the alleys

COLLECTING & MONITORING DATA ON ECONOMIC TRENDS IN THE CHINATOWN-ID

  • Compile and report demographic and economic development data to support retail and business attraction.
  • Partner with DSA/SCIDpda to collect retail vacancy data and pedestrian counts
  • Track ridership, office and housing data to inform marketing and business outreach materials