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About the Downtown Alliance

The Downtown Alliance is a 501c6 nonprofit organization dedicated to building a dynamic and diverse community that is the regional center for culture, commerce and entertainment.

Established in 1991, the Downtown Alliance represents more than 2,500 business and property owners in the Central Business District, which is bounded by North Temple, Interstate 15, 400 South, and 300 East. A special assessment on commercial properties in the CBD helps to fund the Downtown Alliance. Our approximately $2.5 million budget is comprised of 40 percent special assessment funds and 60 percent sponsorships, donations, attendance fees and partnerships with other organizations. The Downtown Alliance became a strategic partner of the Salt Lake Chamber in 2003 and shares office space and administrative resources with the Chamber.

Annual Reports:

pdf2010
pdf2011
pdf2012

Downtown Alliance Board of Trustees:

Peggy Lander - Richter 7 (Chair)
Christina Alter - Goldman Sachs
Lane Beattie - Salt Lake Chamber
Linda Wardell - Taubman Corp.
Bruce Bingham - Hamilton Partners, Inc.
Jake Boyer - The Boyer Company
John Dahlstrom - Wasatch Properties
Jim Divver - Zions Bank
Kent Gibson - Capstone Property Management David Golden - Wells Fargo Bank
Molly Mazzolini - Infinite Scale Design
Gary Porter - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Vasilios Priskos - InterNet Properties, Inc.
Mayor Ralph Becker - Salt Lake City
Mayor Ben McAdams - Salt Lake County
Councilman Luke Garrott - Salt Lake City Council
Scott Beck - Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau
D.J. Baxter - Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City
Babs DeLay - Downtown Retail Merchants Association