The Highland Park Business Association (HPBA) was established by a group of concerned businesses, community leaders, and residents. Together, they work to promote a safe, positive environment where businesses and all organizations in the community can grow and prosper. Since the group was established in 2000, its membership has grown significantly.
The HPBA wants to effect systemic change with several initiatives:
- Promoting and encouraging economic development
- Coordinating and advocating with governmental agencies
- Supporting public safety and facade improvement programs
- Networking with other businesses, organizations, and religious institutions
- Maintaining linkages with educational institutions and support programs that benefit youth
- Disseminating information to businesses
The Highland Park Business Association organizes programs to enhance and expand businesses in Highland Park
July 19-22, 2018
The Highland Park Business Association (HPBA) is proud to present the 9th Annual Highland Park Music Festival July 19-22, 2018 at the historic McGregor Library on Woodward Ave. The festival showcases a variety of local talent from the metro Detroit area, including Gospel, R&B, and Blues, Electronic and Jazz artists and celebrates our resilience and pride as a community.
The festival has become Highland Park’s signature event, attracting thousands of music lovers from Metro Detroit for a weekend filled with great music, great food, and great fun for the whole family. The HPBA has been sponsoring the music festival since 2010 as a free event, to help promote a positive image for Highland Park and provide a much-needed source of family entertainment in our community.
According to HPBA President, Mark Hackshaw, “The Music Festival has become the City’s signature event and it gives us an opportunity to showcase the possibilities for revitalization in Highland Park.”
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PROMOTING AND ENCOURAGING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN HIGHLAND PARK
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Highland Park, MI News
More than half of the city’s 7,000 parcels are held by a public entity – city, country or state. City leaders said they are looking to increase home ownership, boost the local economy and improve the city’s marketability.
When looking at real estate and development in Detroit over the next few years, it’s important to keep an eye on Highland Park, which has incredible opportunity along the Woodward corridor and beyond. Inside you will see pictures of the vision for Highland Park.