This website is still under development, but rather than wait until the site is completed, we wanted to go ahead and start uploading relevant information items that pertain to economic development in Kent.
Eventually this site will include a comprehensive inventory of economic data and building site information, as well as strategy documents and City economic development initiatives, but for now we want to begin to provide a clearinghouse for useful economic development items.
Main Street is a multi-faceted organization, and from day one they have advocated their four areas of activity - Organization, Promotion, Design, and Economic Restructuring - which is what convinced me they were worth the investment.
Downtown Kent has experienced a remarkable transformation over the last 5 years. With over $130 million in new investment, students, residents, and visitors are rediscovering Kent and its many surprises, both old and new, that make the downtown “unmistakably Kent.”