The Value of Investing in Canadian Downtowns

Downtown’s and business districts across Canada punch well above their weight with their economic, social, and cultural contributions to Canada’s economic prosperity.

This study is the first of its kind. Developed with the input of hundreds of city-builders from across the nation, it reports on the performance of 10 Canadian downtowns over the past decade and provides an extensive portrait of the contributions being made by downtown areas across Canada.

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The Value of Investing in Canadian Downtowns
Ed. 2: October 2013This study provides an extensive portrait of the contributions being made by downtown areas across Canada, highlighting innovative approaches to revitalization and efforts being applied across the nation. It builds on last year’s initial phase of the study examining 10 of those downtowns.

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The Value of Investing in Canadian Downtowns
Ed. 1: May 2012This study is the first of its kind. Developed with the input of hundreds of city-builders from across the nation, it reports on the performance of 10 Canadian downtowns over the past decade (Halifax, Fredericton, Ottawa, Toronto, London, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Vancouver and Victoria).

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