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Review: America in 2015- A ULI Survey of Views on Housing, Transportation, and Community
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) recently released a comprehensive report covering Americans’ views of their neighborhoods and quality of life. As we build our downtowns, it is imperative that downtown practitioners gain knowledge and perspective of the preferences our residents have for the future of their communities.

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Quantifying our Downtown Home: Downtown Practitioners’ Review of AARP’s Livability Index
Is your community a “great neighborhood for all ages?” That’s what AARP wants you to find out using a new “Livability Index,” which scores neighborhoods and communities across the US for the services and amenities that make for a good place to live.

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IDA Research: 2015 Staffing & Salary Survey Now Available
IDA is pleased to make available the 2015 Staffing & Salary Survey! This latest issue of the survey includes a 22% increase in the number of respondents, allowing us, for the first time, to provide salary information with percentiles. This new method of presenting data will better allow you to understand what CEO and key staff are earning as it relates to their organization's budget, size and geography.

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Upcoming Events

Trending Topics Webinar: DIY Market Research Program for the Business Improvement District
July 8, 2015 at 3PM EST
This webinar will cover inexpensive data collection and tracking methods that will help you tell the story of your downtown to residents, property owners, and potential investors.

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Membership Benefits Explained! Webinar
August 20, 2015 at 3PM EST
Join IDA staff and fellow peers as we walk through all the benefits of an IDA membership. This free webinar is perfect for new members or groups that want a refresher on all their benefits.

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IDA 61st Annual Conference & Tradeshow: San Francisco
Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2015
This year’s conference theme – Bridge the Gap – looks at how innovation, inclusion, and inspiration bridge common issues facing downtowns and urban districts from coast to coast. Immerse yourself among a diverse group of place management professionals and be inspired by top urban thinkers in one of the most innovative cities in North America.

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Celebrating 60 Years

Help us celebrate 60 years by reaching our goal of 60 new members in 2014. Renew your membership or join today!

 

Strategic Partners

Learn more about our strategic partners, including the International Council of Shopping Centers. 

 

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IDA's 61st Annual Conference & Tradeshow in San Francisco, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2015