Economic Vitality

downtown economic vitalityThis division’s mission is to promote Kennebunk as an exciting place to live, work and play. Within the Town Manager’s office, the Economic Vitality Director and Communications Specialist work with the Economic Development Committee, Kennebunk Development Corporation, other Town partners and the Select Board to nurture a vibrant and sustainable business climate.

This mission’s objectives include targeted development of commercial property, attracting new industry while supporting existing businesses, growing a strong tax base and ensuring diverse employment opportunities for the local workforce. 

Kennebunk’s entrepreneurial spirt has been here from the beginning with its colonial era roots started by traders and shipbuilders. Business interests visiting Kennebunk today will find a community highly engaged with their commercial ‘village’ downtowns and a professionally staffed Town office that’s eager to assist newcomers. Whether just starting, expanding, or relocating, our services are designed to help businesses succeed.