town city centres, retail performance, car parking, consumer behaviour, shopping, carcentrics.
Welcome to Urban Management Initiatives site.
The mission of UMI is to provide information and advice which will help to improve or sustain the competitiveness of town & city centres.
The focus of UMI
is on the development of high quality places, improving the profitability of businesses and on attracting and caring for consumers.
The target audience:
anyone interested in the economic health and physical fabric of town and city centres. This includes a wide range of private and public sector groups including retailers, property owners and managers, councillors, chambers of commerce and trade, town centre managers, town planners, car park operators, highways engineers, police etc.