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. A copy of the full press release can be found here


  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


   
TOTAL 62 100%
Eating Establishments 7 11.3%
Tea and Coffee 1 1.6%
Dessert and Sweet Shop 2 3.2%
Bars 1.6%
Brew Pub  1.6% 
Liquor 1 1.6%
Food Markets 2 3.2%
TOTAL Food and Beverage: 15 24.4%
     
Clothing 3 4.8%
Specialty/Unique/Gift 1 1.6%
Music Records 1.6% 
Hair Salons/Barbers 5 8.0%
Jewelry 1 1.6%
Bookstores 1 1.6%
FIRE - (Finance, Insurance & Real Estate) 9 14.5%
Auto Service  4.8% 
Fitness or Yoga 1 1.6%
Health/Wellness 4 6.4%
Antique 3 4.8%
Flowers  1 1.6%
Hardware  3.2%
Dry Cleaners  1.6% 
Photographers  3.2% 
Printing  1.6% 
Bicycles  3.2% 
Miscellaneous 6 9.7%
Total
47 75.6%