The Main Street Centerville Board would like to welcome our newest Board Member John Cosby. John is a valued Business Owner of of Cosby’s Audio, Video and Appliance your local dealer for GE, Samsung, LG and Direct TV as well as your local US Cellular Agent. Located on the west side of the historic square since February 1990. What a great addition to our Board!
Main Street Centerville is beginning our Market Analysis study of downtown Centerville so that we can identify areas of needed growth and opportunity within our downtown district. We would greatly appreciate your honest thoughts and input! Please take our online survey using the link below. The survey takes less than 10 minutes and is completely confidential. Thank you for your assistance with this important study.
The MSI Team will make a full-day site visit to conduct a community tour and a four-part work session with local project team. This phase begins the process of technical assistance, provides orientation and assistance to each recipient to assess current conditions and efforts, and provides training and instructions for the completion the primary research (surveys) component of the project.
Community Tour: Conduct an on-site visual assessment of the Main Street target area and surrounding region to observe current conditions, features and competitive factors relevant to each district’s business climate, business mix, residential market, occupancy rates, and potential business development and marketing efforts.
Four Part Workshop (Full Project Team):
Part One: On-site orientation to review and discuss the process and schedule, including the roles and responsibilities of the local project team and the specific nature of technical assistance to be provided by the MSI team.
Part Two: Review the Market Snapshot document prepared per Phase 1A to identify trends in the marketplace, including conditions or trends that might be explored in more depth during the primary research phase.
Part Three: Introduce and review the Market Study report template and discuss, specifically, content to be prepared by the local project team and integrated in the document’s Community Profile section, which will serve as an introduction to the community’s Market Study Report.
Part Four: Provide training and help the local project team prepare for the performance of primary research (surveys), including the preparation of questionnaires and the conduct of business and consumer surveys.
Our Site two visit is scheduled for October 12, 2016
After 9 months of receiving our Main Street Designation, Main Street Centerville is making progress in the development of the program and activity focus. We are ready to start our market analysis in August and will greatly benefit form that process.
We had over 160 attend the Dueling Pianos at the Majestic Theater on April 8th! What a fun filled evening!