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- Business Improvement District (BID)
- What is a California Property-Based Business Improvement District?
- What is a Colorado Business Improvement District?
- Summary of Colorado Business Improvement Districts
- What is a Colorado Downtown Development Authority (DDA)?
- A Management Framework for Downtowns and Commercial Districts
- Colorado Special Financing Districts
- What is a Community Development Corporation?
Here are selected publications and articles on downtown and district management. Contact P.U.M.A. if you would like copies sent to you via mail or fax:
"NEW 2017 Global Trends: Top 10 Global Trends Affecting Downtowns and How to Respond at Home"
"Global Trends Update: The Rebound Wave—how millenials are driving growth in smaller cities"
An update to the “2014 Top Ten Global Trends Affecting Downtowns”, the Rebound Wave looks at how millennials are driving growth in smaller cities.
"Top 10 Global Trends Affecting Downtowns and How to Respond at Home"
An updated 2014 look at the "Top Ten Global Trends Affecting Downtowns" and how are they likely to affect planning and development decisions for the next 20 years in America's downtowns.
"The ABCs of California BIDs"
This publication explores the formation of BIDs in California by explaining different BID options and addressing key questions about BIDs. The report also touches on BID renewal and provides a listing of selected California BIDs.
"ABCs For Creating BIDs"
This report offers a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to forming business improvement districts, including case studies.
"BIDS: Making Business Districts More Competitive."
This publication describes how business improvement districts can be a critical component of downtown revitalization strategies and features several cases to illustrate how BIDS are used.
"Business Improvement Districts: Tool for Economic Development"
This definitive handbook provides a step-by-step, "how-to" guide for the formation of Business Improvement Districts.
"A New Generation of Downtown Management Organizations"
This article details the latest trends in downtown organizational development with case studies from Stockton, CA, Springfield, MO, Billings, MT, & Denver, CO.
This article is written about P.U.M.A. president Brad Segal and his experiences with Denver and other downtowns.
"Stabilizing the Urban Core"
This summation of ULI Mayors Forum in Boise, ID looks at downtown development issues and strategies for western cities. Brad Segal was a participant in this forum.
"An Old Commercial District Goes From Cold to Hot"
This article chronicles the economic development efforts in the Lower Downtown Historic District in Denver prior to the construction of Coors Field.