Economic Development Tax for Downtown

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford City Council is moving forward with a plan for a an economic improvement district for downtown Medford. The city has been considering an EID for several years now. It’s a self-imposed tax on downtown property owners. The money would go toward beautification, renovations, and improvement to make the downtown more pleasing. … Continue reading »

Economic Improvement District

MEDFORD, Ore. —  The Medford City Council is giving the go ahead to start creating the Economic Improvement District. Metro Medford’s goal is to make Downtown more appealing to patrons and businesses. This includes holiday lights, flower pots, and consistent marketing plans. “If it takes care of the gardening and the flowers, keeps the community beautiful, … Continue reading »

Commons Fills Vacant Retail Spaces

MEDFORD, Ore. — Sounds of construction can be heard at the Commons and after more than a year of being empty, retails spaces are starting to fill up. “We’ve been touting this project as kind of a re- branding and re-energization of downtown, so we really wanted somebody like Starbucks. We kind of set out … Continue reading »