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What Is Downtown Rising?

Downtown Rising is an established vision and brand that will ensure the long-term health and prosperity of Utah’s capital city. It is the voice of business in promoting and determining the future of downtown.

Advocacy: Employ strategic relationships and grassroots outreach efforts to ensure Downtown Rising objectives are met at the local, county and state levels.

Marketing: Pursue multi-faceted branding campaigns and streets- cape improvements that reinforce sense of place and promote Downtown Rising’s regional aspiration and development priorities.

Communications: Use traditional and new media to advance Downtown Rising objectives and strengthen downtown’s image on the local, regional and national levels. 

Downtown Rising is an initiative of the Downtown Alliance. The Downtown Alliance is a full-time advocate for downtown business and property owners. The 501c6 develops and implements economic development strategies and influences public policy to enhance downtown’s economic prosperity and regional competitive advantage.

The project manager for Downtown Rising is Jesse Dean. Jesse is the Director of Urban Development for the Downtown Alliance and can be reached at jesse@downtownslc.org or 801-328-5045. 

Join The Movement

Stakeholders with a significant interest in the long term success of downtown Salt Lake City are invited to be the guiding voices in the Downtown Rising movement. Please fill out the form below and we will do our best to contact you within 24 hours.