Downtown Chattanooga

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Cash Mobs Hitting Downtown in 2013 March 26, 2013

Is a Cash Mob one of those Flash Mobs? Is there dancing involved? Well, you could dance because you are so excited to support small business, but Cash Mobs are typically dance-free, organized days when shoppers descend on a locally owned small business to "mob" them with purchases.

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The Value of Downtown Per Acre March 26, 2013

Many would agree that Downtown Chattanooga is a valuable asset to the community. From the development and use of the Riverfront to the booming Southside renaissance, downtown is the epicenter of our region. However, how can we monetize downtown’s worth? What calculations are available to quantify the sometimes subjective idea of value?

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Meet Our Financial Advisor-Laura Catalanotto March 26, 2013

With her monetary might, Laura keeps River City Company on track and on budget.

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Flock to The Block in October February 26, 2013

The Block, announced in October in conjunction with RiverRocks, is the next catalytic project for downtown. The former Bijou Theatre space on Broad Street will consist of a flagship Rock/Creek retail store along with High Point Climbing and Fitness, a premier climbing and bouldering gym. Not only will this development add to the total downtown experience but also highlight the rapidly growing view that our city is an outdoor experience destination.

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Animating Downtown: New Banners and Wayfinding Signage February 26, 2013

Downtown Chattanooga is in the process of becoming a more colorful and easier area to navigate. Along with a host of other downtown partners, RCC has facilitated the implementation of 56 new wayfinding panels along with nine new maps and associated kiosks. Additionally, River City Company is sponsoring 406 new district specific banners to be placed downtown.

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Project: PopUp Wraps Up February 26, 2013

At the end of February, the retail incubator Project: PopUp will officially come to an end. Along with partners Berry & Hunt and Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, Project: PopUp allowed five budding business owners to start his or her business with six months of free rent totaling $95,000 along with a façade grant, $20,000 in innovative marketing assistance, 15 hours per business of professional development classes, $25,000 in general support, and mentors. The program created almost 30 jobs and internships.

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