Growing our Economy

Under Mayor Craig’s leadership, Manchester has seen an unprecedented level of economic growth. In her first term, the Queen City has brought in more than 800 new, high-paying jobs, seen the first new development in the Millyard in decades, transformed the dilapidated Rex Theatre, and saw over $250 million in new, private investments in economic development.

Growing our Economy

  • Partnering with the Manchester Development Corporation and the Palace Theatre to renovate the dilapidated Rex Theatre, and revive the 300-seat entertainment venue in downtown

  • Secured $4.6 million in federal funding as part of the Community Improvement Program (CIP)

  • Saw the first new development in decades in the Millyard with the building of the Tru by Hilton hotel in the Millyard, a Marriott hotel across the street from the SNHU Arena, and a 1,700 parking garage that will allow businesses to grow.

  • Partnered with local businesses, non-profits and residents to apply for a Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to improve traffic patterns and redevelop the South Elm Street area

  • Attracted more airline services to the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, directly connecting Manchester to Chicago O’Hare and Washington-Dulles.

  • Established Mayor’s Business and Economic Development Council to create a plan for long and short term economic growth

  • Endorsed by over 65 Manchester business leaders

Joyce Craig for Manchester
P.O. Box 3893
Manchester, NH 03105