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Getting Results: The Economic Impact of Main Street Iowa, 1986-2012

Location: Iowa
Client: Main Street Iowa and the Iowa Economic Development Authority
Date: 2013

Main Street works. That’s the clear message found on the following report’s pages. An analysis by PlaceEconomics of 26 years of data demonstrates that Main Street Iowa has effectively helped Iowa communities to use their historic downtowns and neighborhoods as an effective vehicle for economic development. Main Street Iowa was created to bring jobs, investment and new business to our downtowns and historic commercial districts. By any measure it has done exactly that.

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