Calls To Action

Strengthening Downtowns


New Podcast- Ann Arbor Parking Rate Study

In response to changes in parking utilization throughout the downtown district in Ann Arbor post-COVID, the Ann Arbor DDA has initiated...

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The 2022 MDA Annual Report

2022 was another year of growth for the MDA and its members. The Annual Report highlights the MDA's committees, members, and programs.

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Cascade Charter Twp

Cascade Charter Township is accepting applications for the position of Economic Development Director. Under the direction of the Township...

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Comstock Center (Comstock Township) DDA Director

The Comstock Center Downtown Development Authority and the Township of Comstock are seeking a DDA Director.

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MDA Blog

Reading Downtown Master Plan: High Time for Change

A major challenge to urban planning and economic development is timing. Is a steady stream of patrons and access to new pots of money enough...

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A New Chapter For A Detroit Business

A small business microloan helped Ne’Gyle, the owner of Bleu Bowtique in Downtown Detroit, start a new chapter for his men’s...

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Making Great Places, East Jordan Downtown

Master Planning at a Crossroads At the time of writing its Master Plan, East Jordan was at a crossroads. Redevelopment opportunities were...

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Changing Winter Attitudes

With social distancing guidelines and COVID-19 mitigation measures still in effect going into the winter of 2021, the cold weather continues...

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