City Center Partnership Unveils its Destination Downtown Report

Columbia, SC – February 5, 2020 – City Center Partnership (CCP) unveiled its 40-page Destination Downtown report today. The report outlines accomplishments and value City Center Business Improvement District (Main Street District) has provided owners of downtown properties since its establishment in late 2001. Business owners and executives, residents, community leaders, and photos of the Main Street District are featured. Topics include shopping, residential living, and more, highlighting some statistics over the past 18 years, including the following:

• Property Values: $302,288,292 (2003) vs. $485,938,900 (2018)
• Yellow Shirts (2015 – 2019)
Hospitality Assists: 25,698
Trash Removed: 584,306 pounds
Complimentary Shuttles: 98,571
• Residents: 2,000
• Retail Establishments: 65+
• Retail Vacancy Rate: 11.45%

The report can be downloaded at or

About City Center Partnership
CCP is a non-profit organization that provides public space management, economic development, place management, marketing services, and public advocacy for the Main Street District in the 36-block area bounded by Gervais, Elmwood, Assembly, and Marion Streets. The organization is funded by the property owners within the district boundaries.

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