Downtown Reports

Our other areas of research: Downtown Surveys | Quarterly Dashboards

2023 State of Downtown Report

Each year, Downtown Vision tracks and analyzes Downtown’s performance in key indicators of urban vitality, such as development and investment, residential demand, office market and employment base, transportation and infrastructure enhancements and tourism health to tell the story of Downtown Jacksonville, benchmark trends and support investment efforts.  

The 2023 State of Downtown Report is an 18-month recap of progress and development in Downtown Jacksonville from January 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023, published by Downtown Vision in October 2023.

Download the 2023 State of Downtown Report PDF here.

Many thanks to our 2023 State of Downtown Report sponsor:

Past State of Downtown Reports

2022 State of Downtown Report

2020-2021 State of Downtown Report

2019-2020 State of Downtown Report

2018 State of Downtown Report
Download PDF

2017 State of Downtown Report
Download PDF

2016 State of Downtown Report
Download PDF

2015 State of Downtown Report
Download PDF
Download Supplement

2014 State of Downtown Report
Download PDF

2013 State of Downtown Report
Download PDF

2012 State of Downtown Report
Download PDF

2011 State of Downtown Report
Download PDF

2010 State of Downtown Report
Download PDF

2009 State of Downtown Report
Download PDF

2008 State of Downtown Report
Download PDF

2007 State of Downtown Report
Download PDF

2006 State of Downtown Report
Download PDF

Downtown Investment Authority Reports

The Downtown Investment Authority (DIA) is the Community Redevelopment Agency and the Economic Development arm of the City for Downtown Jacksonville. Guided by a nine-member board of directors, the DIA seeks to attract investment, facilitate job creation, support infrastructure improvements and oversees public property disposition. The DIA also strives to increase residential density through capital investment, planning, marketing, and public-private partnerships including the provision of incentives. 

Downtown Master Plan

The master plan for Downtown Jacksonville is a comprehensive playbook and rulebook for attracting private development, enriching the cultural environment and modernizing the infrastructure to reinvigorate the heart of the Jacksonville metro. It is a closely aligned and carefully integrated set of plans  including specific guidance for public infrastructure, a regulatory framework for private development and incentives to encourage desired redevelopment, all based on eight distinct goals and measurable strategic objectives.

Additional City and Downtown Organization Reports

City Of Jacksonville Economic Development
Partner Impact Report – The Economic Development Partner Impact Report details the results of the City’s collaborative efforts to strengthen the local economy and increase opportunities for the people of Jacksonville.

Emerald Trail Master Plan
In 2019, Jacksonville City Council approved Groundwork Jacksonville’s Emerald Trail Master Plan to create a 30-mile network of bicycle and pedestrian trails that will connect Downtown to 14 historic neighborhoods, 18 schools, two colleges, and nearly 30 parks. 

Cathedral District Master Plan
In 2017, Cathedral District Jax-Inc. (CDJ) commissioned a master plan with the purpose of developing a revitalization strategy for the neighborhood. The framework of the physical master plan is organization around the following ideas: create a residential core; make improved connections to surrounding neighborhoods and existing resources; create a mixed-use neighborhood-serving retail street; create safe and friendly walkable, bikeable streets; add open space; create religious public art program; attract a charter school; and develop a parking strategy.

Downtown Vision Annual Reports

Have you ever wondered, “What does Downtown Vision do?” From the Ambassador program and stakeholder support, to marketing and research, to the placemaking and events, we stay busy! Check out our Annual Report and learn about the programs that make our organization special.

Past Reports

FY 20/21 Annual Report
View & Download

FY 19/20 Annual Report
View & Download

FY 18/19 Annual Report
Download PDF

FY 17/18 Annual Report
Download PDF

FY 16/17 Annual Report
Download PDF

FY 15/16 Annual Report
Download PDF

FY 14/15 Annual Report
Download PDF

FY 13/14 Annual Report
Download PDF

FY 12/13 Annual Report
Download PDF

FY 11/12 Annual Report
Download PDF

FY 10/11 Annual Report
Download PDF

FY 09/10 Annual Report
Download PDF

FY 08/09 Annual Report
Download PDF

White Paper: Turning the Corner, Rethinking & Remaking Downtown
Download PDF