Gainesville, Main Street Market Project

Closing Date: April 17, 2003
The Foundation provided a $200,000 loan in April 2003 for the purchase and renovation of the former J. C. Penney building in downtown Gainesville. The facility, to be known as Main Street Market, houses a variety of retail shops and restaurants.

Project Details

Loan Recipient
Gainesville Redevelopment Authority

Douglas and Debra Harkrider

Project Cost

GCF Loan Amount

DD RLF Loan Amount, if any

Project Use
Retail Mini-Mall
Foundation Project Impacts
299 New Downtown Businesses
1728 New Jobs Downtown
$147 Million in Private Investments
8 Cultural Facilities
288 Downtown Housing Units
157 Hotel Units Downtown
1,352,805 Redevelopment Floor Area sf
200,267 New Construction sf