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Title: Vankleek Hill Downtown Revitalization Pat Parent Economic Development Consultant 613 527 2229 pat.pa


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Vankleek HillDowntown RevitalizationPat
ParentEconomic Development Consultant613 527
2229 pat.parent_at_ontario.ca
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Downtown Revitalization Action planning to
mobilize your community
  • Downtown revitalization is the process of
    improving the economic, physical and social
    well-being of a communitys traditional town
    centre by
  • Strengthening local business and encouraging
    investment by building and property owners
  • Creating enjoyable public street and spaces
    animated by a variety of creative and civic
    activities
  • Providing work and living opportunities

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The Main Street Approach
  • Physical improvements
  • Restoration of historic façades, streetscaping,
    etc.
  • Economic development objectives
  • Helping existing merchants target specific market
    segments or identifying possible new businesses
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Ensuring the identity and positive image of the
    community is communicated
  • Organizational development activities
  • Inclusion of all local organizations, celebration
    of volunteers

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The process helps a community respond to
challenges in the downtown by building on assets,
and developing a thorough understanding of
market conditions

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Key Components
  • Build community collaboration
  • Market-driven business development
  • Enhance the built natural environment
  • Promote a more lively animated commercial area

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Principles
  • A local incremental approach
  • Working with all community stakeholders
  • Heritage is a key asset
  • A skilled, dedicated coordinator
  • Statistical market analysis perceptions
  • Success is an Inside Job (Peter Kenyon).

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What Sparks Communities to Revitalize?
  • Economic renewal
  • Infrastructure renewal
  • Quality of life
  • Different communities different reasons

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We do more downtown than just shop!
Festivals
Library
Museum/Information
Residential
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But we do shop!

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And shop

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And get services.

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And eat and drink...

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Who Benefits from Downtown Revitalization ?
  • Local Government
  • Increased property tax base
  • Reduce costs of services
  • Property Owners
  • Increased or stable rents
  • Increased occupancy rates
  • Community Organizations
  • Potential new members
  • Residents
  • Increased access to goods services
  • more employment opportunities
  • Merchants -
  • Greater opportunity for growth and expansion

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Why Vankleek Hill ?
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Advantages
  • Gingerbread capital
  • Strong marketing and promotion
  • Many community activities
  • Active volunteer base
  • First Impressions Community Exchange
  • Restoration projects
  • McCuaig-Cheney Store
  • Higginson Tower

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Economic Development Component
  • Market Analysis Tools
  • Building and Business Inventory
  • Business Mix Analysis
  • Business Owners survey
  • Customer Origin Survey and Trade Area Analysis
  • RESIDENT SURVEY
  • Local Economic Analysis

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The Resident Survey
  • 2,000 copies were printed
  • 1,600 copies were distributed by Canada Post to
    all households in the K0B 1R0
  • The survey was also available on-line courtesy of
    The Review
  • 293 surveys were completed and returned
  • And the results are

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Demographics
  • 87 selected English as their primary language
  • 86 listed Vankleek Hill as their closest town
  • 93 were in the K0B 1R0 postal code
  • 70 of the respondents were women
  • 71 of respondents reported a household of 1 or 2
    people

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Closest village?2. Postal code?

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Annual Income
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Employment
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Why do you shop elsewhere?
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How often do you shop at the following locations?

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Which town do you MOST OFTEN travel to for
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Stores in Vankleek Hill are open when I want to
shop
Businesses in Vankleek Hill sell the
products/services I want
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Prices of products/services in Vankleek Hill are
reasonable
I like the look and feel of Vankleek Hill
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I feel safe in Vankleek Hill's downtown, even at
night
Parking in Vankleek Hill is convenient and easy
to use
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I try to shop Vankleek Hill whenever possible

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and Vankleek Hill is.
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Changes and Improvements
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New services or businesses
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Questions ?, Comments !
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