NDC of Grove Hall offers the following economic development strategies to fulfill
- Develop new or rehabilitate abandoned or under-utilized commercial
and residential properties in its service area and make these properties available
at affordable rates;
- Provide existing and potential businesses and home owners
with the financial and personal counseling, education and information needed
to acquire, maintain and improve home and/or business properties;
- Produce a quarterly
newsletter; “Empowerment News,” to continue
providing residents and businesses with information on proposed and current development
projects, new activities being planned, and tips to help improve the quality
of life in the community;
- Collaborate with community-based, nonprofit organizations,
schools and faith-based institutions.
Projects of which the NDC of grove Hall are
most proud of
- The development of a $13.5 million retail mall that opened in March
2001 in Grove Hall’s Mecca presents a unique opportunity to bring together
commercial and residential development, job creation and job placement programs
in new ways to further stimulate the economic rebirth of the area.
Since 2003, the
NDC of Grove Hall has created over 55 units of affordable home ownership opportunities,
and several new business ownership opportunities as well.