Downtown Revitalization

Downtown Revitalization

The City of Aurora received a CDBG Downtown Revitalization (commercial façade/rehabilitation) Grant in November of 2022.  Business and building owners located in the downtown improvement area (outlined in the image below) are able to apply for the forgivable loan funds through this program.  Funds available through this program is limited to up to $50,000 with the applying business matching 25% of the requested funds.  If funds go unutilized for a period of 90 days, a business may reapply for a second amount of up to $25,000 with 25% match required.

Downtown Revitalization Guidelines and Application

Application Supplemental Information (9.25.23)

Construction Wages

Nebraska State Historic Preservation Office Contacts

History Nebraska Historic District Map

Retail Report

Retail Leakages Summary

A retail leakages summary comparing Aurora to peer communities was conducted in 2020.

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Property Submission

Have a site or building available for sale or rent in Aurora or Hamilton County? Fill out this form so we can promote it to businesses looking to locate or expand.

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