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YOUR CHALLENGE: Transforming a rundown property or street back into a people magnet. 


FOCUS POINT: Downtown, Retail Property, Block or Region.


WHAT YOU GET: Three expert partners — Chabin (strategic roadmaps), Marketek (retail/downtown expertise) and DLA Design (planning, design and placemaking) — take a rapid-fire approach to generating new life in an area that should be attracting more commerce. The solution is matched to your community's needs and vision. This service is offered to developers and brokers as well as community economic development organizations.

A streamlined approach to revitalizing downtowns and commercial properties.


3 steps and
30 days to launch!
3 steps​ to revitalization

The streamlined RE3 process takes you through 3 steps in 30 days. At that point, you're ready to implement a guided strategy for revitalization.

  1. REFOCUS. Zero in on property and community challenges. 
    Kick-off and preliminary research.

  2. REDRAW. Form a creative new vision for the property or area. 
    Site tour and interviews, concept illustrations, draft action plan.

  3. RELAUNCH. Prepare to reintroduce the transformed property to the world via a step-by-step plan.
    Strategy, budget, funding/partner resources, concept drawings, action plan.