Main Street Impact 2014

Reinvestment on the Rise

$71.35 billion reinvested, 131,974 businesses started, 583,869 jobs created,

and 267,805 buildings rehabilitated since 1980.bg5.jpg

Historic Preservation = Economic Impact

The cumulative success of the Main Street Approach® and Main Street programs on the local level has earned Main Street the reputation as one of the most powerful economic revitalization tools in the nation. The National Main Street Center conducts research to document this by annually collecting statistical information on the preservation, revitalization, and economic activities in local Main Street programs throughout the country.

2014 Reinvestment Statistics

Dollars Reinvested*:
$3.1 billion
Buildings Rehabilitated: 8,294
Net Gain in Jobs: 28,340
Net Gain in Businesses: 5,548
The following estimates are based on statistics gathered from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014 for all designated Main Street communities nationwide. There were 1,086 programs included in this report.
*Total reinvestment in physical improvements from public & private sources

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           Cumulative Reinvestment Statistics