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Main Street Program Reports $4.08 Billion Since Inception


Last updated 8/25/2021 at 5:11pm

On Monday, the North Carolina Main Street and Rural Planning Center reported that since the inception of North Carolina’s Main Street program in 1980, designated Main Street communities, such as Brevard, have leveraged more than $4.08 billion in public and private investment in their downtown districts. More than 7,000 buildings have been rehabilitated, and there has been a net gain of more than 7,000 businesses and more than 30,000 jobs.

“The North Carolina Main Street & Rural Planning Center works every day to help communities execute asset-based economic development strategies that...

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