Doing Things Downtown
City Center Partnership
Since 2008, City Center Partnership (formerly City Center Business Association) has served as the downtown development organization for the 180 blocks of diverse business districts and historic residential neighborhoods of City Center Mankato and North Mankato.
MISSION & VISION
City Center Partnership, a downtown development organization, is a business unit of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) which includes the chamber of commerce and economic development organization, Greater Mankato Growth, the local convention and visitor’s bureau, Visit Mankato, and GreenSeam, which utilizes agriculture to build on the region’s extensive agribusiness assets to develop the ag economy.
Our mission, as a private/public partnership, is to promote collaboration and foster investment in the City Center to attract and support the growth of a diverse array of business, customers, visitors and residents to the region.
Our vision is a vibrant City Center that anchors and exemplifies the creativity, diversity, and vitality of the region.
CITY CENTER RENAISSANCE PLAN
The City Center Renaissance Plan builds upon our community’s previous planning efforts and reinforces the opportunities that created the historical community in the Valley. The plan calls for a rebirth of the City Center by strengthening the interdependence of residential, industrial, service and commercial sectors through revitalization, reconnection, and reinvestment. The City Center’s strong employment base, civic facilities, historical assets and unique character provide the foundation for the development of strategies that will foster the goals of a Renaissance.