Chuck D'Aprix Seeks Chapter Writers on Downtown

Chuck D'Aprix Seeks Chapter Writers on Downtown

Economic Development Visions

Chuck D'Aprix, the thoughtful, maverick and groundbreaking community and downtown revitalization professional, is seeking chapter writers on the role of innovative entrepreneurs in downtown or commercial district revitalization.

To receive more information on the research project, please visit

Mr. D'Aprix,in a recent interview said," The key to downtown and commercial district revitalization is entrepreneurship--period. In the age of Big Box intrusion, local entrepreneurs can help establish an identity for a district while creating a sense of place. There are many entrepreneurs who have sparked the revitalization of a downtown or commercial district and those compelling stories have just not been told in a meaningful way. Economic development folks have finally jumped on the entrepreneurship bandwagon and we welcome them--but it is high-time to relate the tales of the commercial pioneers who actually served as a catalyst for revitalization."

Chuck D'Aprix has over 25-years of economic development, and downtown/commercial district revitalization experience,and is considered an innovator, community-renewal pioneer and agent-of-change. He began to explore the role of entrepreneurs in downtown and commercial district revitalization in the early-1980's. He is the Principal of Economic Development Visions(, The Downtown Entrerpeneurship Project( and THE RETAIL INCUBATION GROUP(

Visit and begin relating the story of that special catalytic entrepreneur--and get some publishing credit in the process!

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For more information contact:

Chuck D'Aprix
Economic Development Visions
2518 Tunlaw Road--Suite 101
DC 20007

Phone: 202-248-9715
Fax: 480-275-3545
Email: [email protected]

Posted April 21, 2008

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