It’s an important factor for industrial, commercial and professional recruitment.
Downtown Monroe represents independent businesses which:
• Support a local family
• Support local community projects, such as schools, churches and teams
• Keep profits in the City of
It helps reduce sprawl by concentrating activity in one area.
The infrastructure in Downtown Monroe is a major public investment. Only healthy businesses in buildings assessed at full value generate taxes that give taxpayers a return on this public investment.
A revitalized Downtown Monroe protects property values in surrounding residential neighborhoods.
Rehabilitation work in Downtown Monroe stimulates the local economy. Materials and labor for new commercial construction often comes from out of town.
Shop Local to improve the economic health of your neighborhoods, your localities, and your shopping corridors.