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St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership

Championing Community Prosperity through purposeful, transformative projects

The Partnership Stands For

Thought Leadership
Bringing thought leaders together to solve big challenges.
Urban Planning
Advocating for smart urban planning.
Economic Growth
Stewarding long-term economic growth.
Community Engagement
Engaging in complex, consequential issues.

2023 Transformative Projects

St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership promotes strategic change by identifying consequential, transformative projects that will have a lasting impact on the urban growth and development of the city’s downtown by engaging community leaders in proactive, strategic action-oriented discussions. Explore some of our current projects.

Pink hue-d city skyline of Downtown St. Petersburg waterfront, with a pelican standing on a dock pillar
Smart Growth
Repurposing the Grow Smarter strategy (Partner)
Teacher and students interacting with a squid specimen
Marine Science
Expand marine science research and business incubation facilities (Partner)
An Innovation District flagpole sign in front of a construction area
Innovation District Masterplan
Innovation District Masterplan (Partner)
Mayor Ken Welsh giving a speech in front of Tropicana Field
Historic Gas Plant
Historic Gas Plant neighborhood redevelopment (Facilitator)
200 Central building in downtown with a blue overlay
Downtown Office Development
New office development in the urban core (Facilitator)
Very saturated Dali Mural
Arts Funding
Sustainable arts funding as a community economic investment (Partner)
Screengrabs of the SPDID website showing the home page, FAQs page, and Similar districts page
Improvement District
Special assessment to provide management services for Williams Park (Leader)
Grandma and Grandson walk across a cross-walk while cars and bikers wait for their turns
Downtown Walkability
Developing strategies to encourage downtown walkability (Leader)
Side of an Affordable Housing Apartment building
Workforce Housing
Workforce housing solutions for downtown employees (Facilitator)

Downtown St. Pete Development Guide

See the latest in development in Downtown St. Pete and beyond.

Becoming The ‘Burg

Telling the St. Pete Story.

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See how we bring thought leaders together.

Developer's Council - April 2024
April 23, 2024
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Champion St. Petersburg's Future

Members of the Downtown Partnership partner to focus on the long-term, complex projects that have a lasting impact on the future of Downtown St. Pete.

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