About the Downtown Raleigh Alliance
DRA is an award-winning nonprofit organization whose mission is to continue the revitalization of Raleigh’s downtown by enhancing its quality of life and contributing to its economic success. On a day-to-day basis, DRA provides five core services designed to support its primary stakeholders (property owners, government officials, business owners):
1. Safety, Hospitality & Clean Ambassadors
2. Strategic Branding & Community Communications
3. Special Events Production & City Plaza Programming
4. Retail Attraction & Merchant Promotions
5. Strategic Partnerships & Stakeholder Engagement
2012 Annual Report
DRA mission impact on revitalizing downtown by enhancing its quality of life and contributing to its economic success.
Download the 2012 Annual Report
Read the interactive version of the 2012 Annual Report
View map showing the boundaries of the Business Improvement District (BID)
2013 State of Downtown Raleigh Report
The State of the Downtown report, which shows the main market trends impacting the economy of downtown. The report is a useful guide for investors and the community to learn about the growth and success of downtown.
Download the 2013 State of Downtown Raleigh Report
We operate with a balanced budget, and the Alliance demonstrates fiscal responsibility by remaining debt free.
View the Alliance's 2013-2014 budget
An independent accounting firm conducts yearly audits of the Alliance's financial statements. Their contact information is below:
Johnson Lambert & Co. LLP
700 Spring Forest Road
Raleigh, NC 27609