Research & Reports

State of Downtown Report

Each year, Downtown Vision tracks and analyzes Downtown’s performance in key indicators of urban revitalization, such as development and investment, residential demand, office market and employment base, transportation enhancements and tourism health. The 2022 State of Downtown Report tracks data from  January 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. 

Past Reports

2020-2021 State of Downtown Report
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2019-2020 State of Downtown Report
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2018 State of Downtown Report
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2017 State of Downtown Report
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2016 State of Downtown Report
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2015 State of Downtown Report
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2014 State of Downtown Report
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    2013 State of Downtown Report
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    2012 State of Downtown Report
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    2011 State of Downtown Report
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    2010 State of Downtown Report
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    2009 State of Downtown Report
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    2008 State of Downtown Report
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    2007 State of Downtown Report
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    2006 State of Downtown Report
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    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 works to make Downtown a thriving and vibrant economic center for all. 

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    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 Master Plan

    Jacksonville’s Downtown Master Plan, “Celebrating the River: A Plan for Downtown Jacksonville,” was approved in 2000 by Jacksonville City Council. The plan designates ten districts within the boundaries of Downtown, and outlines urban design and streetscape guidelines. 

    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

    FY 19/20 Annual Report

    FY 18/19 Annual Report
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    FY 17/18 Annual Report
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    FY 16/17 Annual Report
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    FY 15/16 Annual Report
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    FY 14/15 Annual Report
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    FY 13/14 Annual Report
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    FY 12/13 Annual Report
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    FY 11/12 Annual Report
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    FY 10/11 Annual Report
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    FY 09/10 Annual Report
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    FY 08/09 Annual Report
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    White Paper: Turning the Corner, Rethinking & Remaking Downtown
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