Greeneville Main Street gets national accreditation
Main Street Greeneville has been designated as an Accredited Main Street America, joining 862 Accredited Main Street American programs that have met the rigorous performance standards for the program. In 2022, Main Street America programs generated $6.2 billion in local reinvestment, helped open 7,657 net new businesses, facilitated the creation of 29,174 net new jobs, catalyzed the rehabilitation of 10,688 historic buildings, and leveraged 1,528,535 volunteer hours. On average, for every dollar that a Main Street program spent to support their operations, it generated $24.07 of new investment back into their downtown communities. In 2022, Main Street Greeneville saw 50 building rehabilitation projects, with a value of private investment spent at $1,297,071 and 11 public improvement projects with a value of $5,423,799 invested. The district had a net gain of 46 jobs and five new businesses. Volunteers supported projects and events in the district donating 9,107 hours of their time. Main Street is currently providing financial assistance to rehabilitate five properties downtown through the TN ECD Downtown Improvement Grant (DIG) Program.