Economic Development - Our Role

DRI is a driver for economic development in the downtown service district. We work with other economic development leaders to formulate strategies that spur innovation and vibrancy in the downtown business environment. Business recruitment, expansion and retention are a major focus of ours, as well as supporting entrepreneurial ventures and business inquiries. By compiling comprehensive economic data about the downtown district and region we are able to fill request for information and assist our small businesses with market analysis. We can connect the dots of various resources including incubation spaces, accelerator options, capital needs, real estate, permitting, and tax/grant availability. We're here to support all business endeavors; your success IS our success!