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A Good Investment

The vision of a more vibrant and revitalized Downtown Decatur is achievable, but only with support from partners in the community like you. There will be a significant return on your investment through new and expanded businesses, resulting in increased sales tax revenue and shopping opportunities, enhanced property values, new jobs, new residents, new quality of life venues and events for everyone to enjoy.

Annual / Five-Year Budget

City Center Development $400,000 $2,000,000
Beautification $100,000 $500,000
Decatur Commons $100,000 $500,000
TOTAL $600,000 $3,000,000

Leveraging Your Money

piechart-newThe Decatur Downtown Redevelopment Authority has a proven track record of leveraging money through public/private partnerships. Your financial support will be leveraged in similar ways to the focus projects, providing a significant return on your investment and achieving far reaching impact in our community.

2nd Avenue from Gordon Dr. to Lee St. Project was completed in 2012 at a cost of $1,000,000. This proven formula is an example of how we can fund downtown projects through maximizing the leverage in using our funds.

We Need Your Help

In order to be successful, the Decatur Downtown Redevelopment Authority needs the input, energy, ideas and financial support from everyone in our region. The program is defined, the vision is clear, and the team has been identified. All that is left is for us to move Forward together in a partnership to make this plan happen. Join Forward Decatur today and be a part of the large group of visionary leaders creating real and lasting progress in our community through downtown revitalization. For more information on how to get involved, call us at 256-353-0075 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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210 E. Moulton St., Suite #2
Decatur, AL 35601

Contact Us

P.O. Box 2126
Decatur, AL 35602

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