Downtown Statesville Development Corporation (DSDC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to promoting downtown and offering support to existing and potential business and property owners. DSDC has administered the Statesville Main Street Program at the local level since 1982.
The organization is governed by a 18-member Board of Directors and has numerous volunteer committees including the Promotions Committee, Design Committee, Economic Vitality Committee, and Organization Committee that work to implement our programs, goals, and objectives.
Our goal is to create an environment that fosters the redevelopment of Downtown Statesville’s Central Business District and serves as a catalyst for private development and public partnerships.
DSDC is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide leadership dedicated to the historic preservation and enhancement of Downtown Statesville. Our organization promotes downtown as the primary center for economic growth opportunities, social experiences and cultural arts in Statesville.
|Statistical Accomplishments||Fiscal Year 2019/2020||1982-Present|
|Net Job Gain (not including part-time)||22||1011|
|Net Business Gain||4||227|
|New Public Investment||$2,148,757||$59,401,318|
|New Private Investment||$2,261,417||$57,523,976|
The DSDC Board of Directors is comprised of 17 volunteers that share a common vision for Downtown Statesville and direct and administer activities implemented by a full-time staff. Board members serve voluntary three-year terms and represent a diverse population of interests, including downtown merchants, property owners, businesses, educational institutions and other community organizations. The Board meets once a month, on the 3rd Wednesday at noon.