2017 Strategic Plan Update

The Northville Downtown Development Authority received bids from qualified firms to assist the City and DDA in updating the Strategic Plan for Downtown Northville.

The team at Beckett and Raeder was selected.The last Strategic Plan for Downtown Northville was completed in 2006 and many of the changes that have taken place over the past decade were outlined in Plan.

The 2017 Strategic Plan will serve as a blueprint for redevelop of the Downtown area for the next decade.

Strategic Planning

The Residential Market Study, Residential Regional Workbook and Retail Market Study have been prepared by LandUse/USA for use in conjunction with the Strategic Plan Update.

Regular updates regarding the progress of the Strategic Plan process are provided by Beckett and Raeder.

Strategic Plan Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is the group that meets on a regular basis to offer feedback to Beckett and Raeder regarding the Strategic Planning process.


John Argenta - Member, Historic District Commission; Northville community member

Dan Ferrara - Owner, Northville Gallery

Jeff Hamilton - Northville community member

Jody Humphries - Executive Director, Northville Chamber of Commerce

Carol Maise - Member, Planning Commission; Northville community member

Robert Miller - Northville community member

Shawn Riley - Chairman, DDA Board; Northville community member

Mary Starring - Owner, Starring the Gallery

Sue Taylor, Northville Arts Commission
Lori Ward - Director, DDA

John Iacoangeli - Beckett and Raeder, Inc.

Leah DuMouchel - Beckett and Raeder, Inc.

Sharon Woods - LandUSA

The Strategic Plan was adopted by the DDA Board of Directors on June 6, 2017 and by the Northville City Council on June 19, 2017.