Why

Workforce

Downtown is the Fargo metro’s differentiator which offers unique experiences you simply can’t have anywhere else. As a catalyst working to restore downtown’s heritage and economic vitality, Kilbourne Group knows that a vibrant, walkable city center helps act as a magnet to attract and retain a diverse, talented and growing workforce.

“In economic terms, what’s happening in Fargo is that a magnetic downtown is attracting and retaining talent.”
Inside Fargo, America’s Most Undervalued Tech Hub, Fortune, December 2015

People thrive in interactive, human scale neighborhoods that are designed for people. According to the Brookings Institution, the geography of innovation is shifting to walkable, bikeable urban places in which people can connect with people.

Smart Growth America documented over 500 companies who made a move downtown in the last five years. Of those, 170 different industries and investments emerged in downtowns across the nation. Every company and talent is an asset to any downtown community and begins building an ecosystem of productivity and innovation.

Downtown is yours. Enjoy it, share it, support it, and have confidence in its power and potential.

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Winning the Workforce with a Differentiated Downtown

Firms Move Downtown and Change Workforce Geography

Why Companies Are Moving Back Downtown

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