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Governor’s Weekly Message: Expanding Successful Downtown Development Program

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, October 14, 2016



Wilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell addresses expansion of and continued progress being made through the state’s Downtown Development District program. The program has spurred more than $200 million in private investment across all three counties to help sustain Delaware’s economic growth that has recently earned the state recognition as one of the top three economies in the country.

“Vibrant downtowns are crucial drivers of economic growth and they are central to our efforts to strengthen the quality of life,” said Markell. “Residential, commercial and industrial projects in our downtown districts may qualify for local and state development incentives, and I encourage you to visit stateplanning.delaware.gov/ddd for more information. Through this innovative program we will continue to drive investment in our downtown areas, create jobs, and build sustainable urban communities. And that will keep Delaware moving forward.”

Every week, the Governor’s office releases a new Weekly Message in video, audio, and transcript form. The message is available on:

YouTube: https://youtu.be/ulncgy0OBJw
Delaware.Gov: http://governor.delaware.gov/podcast_video.shtml
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Governor’s Weekly Message: Expanding Successful Downtown Development Program

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, October 14, 2016



Wilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell addresses expansion of and continued progress being made through the state’s Downtown Development District program. The program has spurred more than $200 million in private investment across all three counties to help sustain Delaware’s economic growth that has recently earned the state recognition as one of the top three economies in the country.

“Vibrant downtowns are crucial drivers of economic growth and they are central to our efforts to strengthen the quality of life,” said Markell. “Residential, commercial and industrial projects in our downtown districts may qualify for local and state development incentives, and I encourage you to visit stateplanning.delaware.gov/ddd for more information. Through this innovative program we will continue to drive investment in our downtown areas, create jobs, and build sustainable urban communities. And that will keep Delaware moving forward.”

Every week, the Governor’s office releases a new Weekly Message in video, audio, and transcript form. The message is available on:

YouTube: https://youtu.be/ulncgy0OBJw
Delaware.Gov: http://governor.delaware.gov/podcast_video.shtml
By email: Please contact our press team to subscribe to our press list
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/governormarkell
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/governormarkell

Transcript of the Governor’s Weekly Message: Expanding Successful Downtown Development Program

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