Franklin-Simpson Renaissance is a non-profit, tax exempt organization governed by a board of directors. Renaissance was created to establish a partnership between public and private sectors, dedicated to the revitalization of the downtown business district.This community effort features a comprehensive strategy that includes four elements which parallel the National Main Street approach, with emphasis on historic preservation.
By helping them protect their property values. The more downtown is promoted as the place to be, the more the economic climate will improve, thereby creating a better merchant mix and increasing retail retention.
By promoting, communicating, advertising, bringing in new business, encouraging repeat business, and by being a conduit through which merchants can work together to make the public aware of what downtown has to offer. .
By creating pride in their city, an entertainment center for downtown, and a unique shopping experience.
By marketing the community as a very special place to live and work, thus increasing property values and creating a demand for both residential and commercial properties.