2017 Downtown Florence Economic Indicators

End of year Downtown Florence Economic Indicators for 2017, prepared by the city’s Economic Development Director Terry Masterson, are available on the tabs below. View a copy of the full press release (PDF).

  1. Stores by Category
  2. Retail Activity Totals
  3. Attendance Data
  4. Key Local Revenues
  5. Retail and Office Rents
  6. Building Sales and Values
  7. List of Development Projects
Inventory by Business Category

Overview:
There are 62 retail businesses in Downtown Florence compared with approximately 74 stores in Amherst, 82 in Easthampton and 232 in Downtown Northampton. The Amherst and Easthampton figures are based on a walk through of both downtowns as there is no publicly listed inventory.

The boundaries of Downtown Florence are:

 Downtown Boundaries:

North: North Maple Street and High Street
West: North Main Street and Cosmian Avenue
South: Maple Street and West Center Street
East: Main Street and Plymouth Avenue




TOTAL62100%
Eating Establishments711.3%
Tea and Coffee11.6%
Dessert and Sweet Shop23.2%
Bars11.6%
Brew Pub11.6%
Liquor11.6%
Food Markets23.2%
TOTAL Food and Beverage:1524.4%



Clothing34.8%
Specialty/Unique/Gift11.6%
Music Records11.6%
Hair Salons/Barbers58.0%
Jewelry11.6%
Bookstores11.6%
FIRE - (Finance, Insurance & Real Estate)914.5%
Auto Service34.8%
Fitness or Yoga11.6%
Health/Wellness46.4%
Antique34.8%
Flowers11.6%
Hardware23.2%
Dry Cleaners11.6%
Photographers23.2%
Printing11.6%
Bicycles23.2%
Miscellaneous69.7%
Total
4775.6%