The Downtown Development Office of the City of Sumter is seeking qualifications from developers interested in partnering with the City of Sumter to redevelop existing buildings, as well as vacant land parcels for mixed use development in historic downtown Sumter. Click here for more info.
Downtown Sumter - the historical heart of our community. Through our aggressive revitalization program, much has been achieved during the past few years including a new streetscape, renovations of buildings, development of several plazas that incorporate beautiful fountains and the construction of new buildings. Downtown Sumter has also become the place that Sumterites go for entertainment. Popular events include our outdoor concert series, streetfests and a multitude of shows in the beautiful Sumter Opera House.
Downtown is home to most City and County government offices, it's the judicial center of the community and home of one of Sumter's largest employers, Tuomey Regional Medical Center.
Our vision for a revitalized downtown is for it to be Sumter's symbolic and functional heart of both the City and County. An impressive showplace and home to all of Sumter's most important facilities. Downtown will be the primary gathering place for civic functions, entertainment and personal interaction, a pedestrian friendly environment with beautiful shaded sidewalks, busy sidewalk cafes, inviting store windows and numerous entertainment options.
We invite you to come re-discover Downtown Sumter!
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