What We Do
The Partnership’s main roles are identifying and advocating for important issues affecting the downtown, assisting with project planning and development, organizing community resources for action, and promoting downtown as a desirable place to live, work, play and invest.
The Partnership supports downtown St. Petersburg by:
— Supporting and helping expand our marine research, medical and technology complex.
— Assisting in developing downtown’s broad array of museums and cultural attractions, retail and entertainment facilities.
— Sponsoring a Transportation Management Organization that created and administers the St. Petersburg Trolley system.
— Playing a leadership role in pursuit of development opportunities for downtown, and providing technical support for developing and marketing commercial office space.
— Advocating for public policy regarding downtown development and redevelopment.
— Administering a Technology Fund that makes seed investments in St. Petersburg-based technology start-up companies.