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Town Selects Developer for Downtown Site

Town Selects Developer for Downtown Site

At their May 3, 2021 meeting, the Garner Town Council voted unanimously to endorse the town staff's recommendation to move forward with Lansing Melbourne Group (LMG) as developer for the Downtown Opportunity Site.  This decision is the culmination of an almost two...

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Calling All Artists for Art Around Town

Calling All Artists for Art Around Town

  CALL FOR ARTISTS The Downtown Garner Association (DGA) and the Town of Garner is looking for local and regional visual artists to participate in an outdoor Art Around Garner art installation beginning August – October 2021. Art Around Town  is a community art...

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our Roadmap
to community driven economic revitalization

As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, the Downtown Garner Association is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by the National Main Street Center.”

Garner is a North Carolina Main Street Community, designated by the NC Department of Commerce and Main Street & Rural Planning Center. The Downtown Garner Association is charged with administering the program at the local level and building a public-private partnership to spur economic development in partnership with the state agency.

Downtown Garner is Working in partnership with