DCI maintains an online library of training and reports to support DCI Members peer learning and education.

DCI coordinates advisory services, educational events, workshops and summits for its members. The resulting project is a published report or case study intended to assist member communities in moving their goals forward with clear, actionable and tangible plans and tools that lead to success.  

Below are a selection of examples of reports we produce, to access DCI’s complete library of reports and case studies, become a member or login.

Redevelopment Reports and Case Studies

Short Guide to Redevelopment

This guide is intended to inform local governments and redevelopment agencies about the context and process for positioning sites for sale to developers. 

> Developed in partnership with Jesse Silverstein, Development Research Partners, Inc.

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Town of Center Revitalization Report

This document contains three sections: understanding the challenge, engagement through place, and getting it done in the built environment. 

> Developed by DCI in partnership with the Town of Center

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Durango Urban Renewal
Housing Strategy

This report jointly developed a process to engage the community and create this Urban Renewal Authority (URA) Housing Strategy. The intent is to understand how the URA can focus their efforts to address housing challenges.

> Developed by the City of Durango, Durango Renewal Partnership, Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), Downtown Colorado Inc., (DCI), Development Research Partners, and SEH, Inc.

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Board Management and Retreat Reports

Downtown Louisville
Urban Renewal Strategy

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Leadville Economic Development
Strategic Plan

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Downtown Grand Junction
Board of Directors Retreat

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Challenge Program Reports

San Luis Valley
Entrepreneurial Placemaking

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Eagle Downtown
Development Authority

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Old Colorado City
Corridor Assessment

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Cooperatives & Land Trusts Case Studies

Sun Valley Kitchen & Community Center

Close to Mile High, the Sun Valley Kitchen and Community Center provides  affordable meals and community building efforts.

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Re:Vision Cooperative

Established in 2007, Re:Vision was created as a Co Op to serve Southwest Denver, and works predominantly on food access and community development.

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La Montañita Cooperative

La Montañita is a community-owned grocery and regional food distribution center based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It has 4 locations and more than 16,000 members.

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What is a Community Land Trust?

CLTs not only offer permanent affordable housing, but also improve community development, planning, and local power.

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