Reading Downtown Master Plan: High Time for Change

A major challenge to urban planning and economic development is timing. Is a steady stream of patrons and access to new pots of money enough for a small city to confidently invest in itself?

In this article, Michelle Bennett, Senior Associate AICP from Beckett & Raeder, discusses how the City of Reading, MI, is leveraging retail marihuana, 550 daily downtown visitors, and a Redevelopment Ready status into placemaking possibilities and economic development.  Click here for the full story.