IDA in San Antonio

October 17, 2018

Please stop by our booth #33 during the 2018 IDA Annual Conference & Tradeshow October 24th - 26th!

We'd love to show you how Stantec's Urban Places helps downtowns across North America-in cities and suburbs alike-unlock the extraordinary urban promise of enhanced livability, equity, and resilience. 

We hope to see you at our sessions:

Zoning and Regulations for Retail Vitality
Thursday, October 25th, 1:30 - 3:00pm 
with panel member Craig Lewis 

Innovative Approaches to Commercial Office Tenant Attraction and Engagement
Thursday, October 25th, 1:30pm - 3:00pm 
with panel member Simon O'Byrne

The AV Future is Now to See
Thursday, October 25th, 3:30 - 5:00pm 
with moderator David Dixon

The Value of U.S. Downtowns: Informing a Downtown Vitality Index
Friday, October 26th, 1:30 - 3:00pm 
with panel member David Dixon

Urban Mobility: The Role of Urban Place Management Organization in Prioritizing Connectivity
Friday, October 26th, 3:30 - 5:00pm 
with moderator Jason Schrieber

Also, make sure to stop by the plenary session on Friday, October 26th at 8:30am to catch Simon O'Byrne's Master Talk on the importance of converting older office buildings to new uses. By repurposing these spaces, downtowns can see more positive growth in economic vitality and degree of vibrancy.

Our team is very excited to be partnering with the International Downtown Association on the ground-breaking report The Value of U.S. Downtown and Center Cities (read last year's report here). Look out for new research which will incorporate an additional set of 11 downtown organizations, as well as the release of the first IDA Downtown Vitality Index, powered by Stantec. The index will objectively quantify and benchmark urban districts on key economic, social and environmental factors of downtown vitality using these new data standards and methodology.

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