Recently, a business development effort in the Greater Mankato area was written up by Downtown Development Center.
Downtown Development Center is a 50+-year-old organization focused on serving as a clearinghouse on practical strategies and tactics for revitalizing the hearts of cities.
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Jim Santori is the New Business Development Director at Greater Mankato Growth (GMG). John Considine is the Director of Regional Business Intelligence at GMG. They work together to grow the regional business marketplace.
JOHN: So Jim, Old Town is going through a planning process that will likely shape it’s future for the next several decades. I think it’s exciting, but I’m an urban planning geek. You’re a former news guy, so does this type of community activity bring out any “inner-geek” for you? Continue reading “J&J’s Water Cooler Talk: Old Town”
Downtown, or the City Center, is 1.7 square mile area in the heart of Greater Mankato. It includes the Belgrade commercial corridor in Lower North Mankato and spans multiple blocks along either side of Riverfront Drive from Madison Avenue to CHS in Mankato. It includes multiple neighborhoods like “Old Town”, “Washington Park” and “Sibley Park” to name just a few. Continue reading “Test your knowledge of the Downtown”