Since beginning its revitalization efforts in 1995, the Downtown District has facilitated many of the public and private projects that have transformed Downtown over the last twenty years. To accelerate the renewal of the city's urban core, the District established several goals with quality of life as the underlying theme: building a lasting constituency for Downtown; recruiting investors, retailers and tenants while retaining those already Downtown; making Downtown clean, safe and attractive; and promoting Downtown as the place to live, work and play.
Seeking a Research and Economic Development Specialist for Central Houston and its affiliated entities in measuring and reporting on the economic and social drivers that impact a thriving downtown. The position is responsible for coordinating economic development research activities including collection of market data and analyses thereof, building and maintaining a research library and database, producing market reports that provide insights into the built environment and the people that occupy it, responding to research requests and supporting economic development and advocacy activities. This position reports to the Director of Economic Development. [job description]