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Bristol Rising! holds their Pop Up Piazza festival.

Bristol Rising! holds their Pop Up Piazza festival.

Connecticut Main Street Center wants all of Connecticut’s downtowns to thrive. That’s why, in addition to offering programs exclusively to our members, we also provide services and undertake initiatives that support social and economic centers across the State. We can help define your community’s vision for its future, understand how to facilitate a mixed-use community or create a plan to help local businesses recover from disaster.

 

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Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

Tax Increment Financing Tax Increment Financing, or “TIF”,  is a financing method used to catalyze economic development. It uses anticipated future increases in property tax revenues to generate incremental tax revenues from a specific development proj...
Come Home to Downtown

Come Home to Downtown

Empowering property owners and communities with tools to revitalize their historic town centers. In 2012, the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) contracted CMSC to develop and administer the Come Home to Downtown program with the aim of bringing...