This group provides the kind of support that both existing and potential downtown property owners and businesses need to thrive. They work to stabilize our downtown, draw in new investors, and increase property values. Strengthening Portland’s existing business base, while also opening doors and clearing pathways to expand it.
Business Development Team meets the third Monday of each month 12pm at City Hall
The Design Team is charged with enhancing the physical appearance of our downtown by focusing on historic preservation, public improvements, lighting, signage, storefronts and landscaping.
Projects that are overseen by this team include:
The Design Team meets on the second Thursday of each month 10am at City Hall.
The O & F team works toward building a broad-based support system for downtown revitalization by recruiting volunteers, raising funds, overseeing the budget and budget planning, and promoting the Portland Downtown Mission.
O & F Project work:
The Organization & Finance Team meets the 4th Monday of each month 6:30pm at City Hall
The Marketing team is responsible for promoting our downtown’s assets, enhancing its image, and supporting special events to build a fun and exciting atmosphere for residents, visitors and businesses – giving people a reason to come downtown, linger and enjoy what is special about Portland.
#miportland Signature Events
Other Great Events Supported by Portland Downtown