Plainview Downtown Restoration

Restoring the Buildings and Businesses of the Plainview Texas Historic Main Street District  

Opportunities:


Jewelry Retail Outlet:  There is an opportunity for a beginning craftsman / entrepreneur to establish a jewelry outlet within the Downtown Historic District.  The craftsman should have already been mentored to a point of excellence, or be able to obtain superior skills in a demonstrated fashion while maintaining a retail inventory of fine jewelry and small gifts.  Internet marketing is required for success.  Submit references and a business plan, along with your vision to blairwillson@aol.com


Christmas Theme Retail Outlet:  There is an opportunity for a beginning entrepreneur to establish a themed retail outlet within an existing location in the Downtown Historic District  The entrepreneur should be able to obtain their own inventory via established skills in procurement and / or manufacturing their own products.  Internet marketing skills of an excellent nature are mandatory for success.  This is a minimum four year commitment. Submit references and a business plan, along with your vision to blairwillson@aol.com


Professional Music Producer:  There is an opportunity for a local beginning artisan to establish a music production studio for the purpose of promoting local vocal and music talent.  Marketing of local talent  worldwide via electronic and other means is required.  Establishment of applications for electronic devices such as Droid and Apple is also required.  Regular communication with the internet radio station as described below is also required.  Submit references and a business plan, along with your vision to blairwillson@aol.com


Musical Instrument Manufacturer / Retail Outlet:  There is an opportunity for a beginning craftsman to establish a musical instrument manufacturing facility within an existing location in the Downtown Historic District.   The craftsman should have already been mentored to a point of excellence, or be able to obtain superior skills in a demonstrated fashion while maintaining a retail inventory and repair of similar instruments.  Internet marketing is required for success.  This is a minimum six year requirement.   Submit references and a business plan, along with your vision to blairwillson@aol.com


Hatter:   There is an opportunity for a beginning craftsman Hatter to establish a manufacturing and retail outlet in the Downtown Historic District.   This craftsman should have already been mentored to a point of excellence, or be able to obtain these skills via over site of a Master Craftsman. Internet marketing of your finished product is required for success.  Submit references and a business plan, along with your vision to blairwillson@aol.com


Boot Maker:   There is an opportunity for an intermediate craftsman boot maker to establish a manufacturing and retail outlet in the Downtown Historic District.   This craftsman should have already been mentored to a point of excellence, or be able to obtain these skills via over site of a Master Craftsman. Internet marketing of your finished product is required for success.  Submit references and a business plan, along with your vision to blairwillson@aol.com.


Pet Supply Store:   There is an opportunity for a beginning entrepreneur to establish a retail pet supply outlet within an existing location in the Downtown Historic District  The entrepreneur should be able to obtain their own inventory via established skills in procurement and / or manufacturing their own products.  Internet marketing skills of an excellent nature are mandatory for success.  Pets should be rescue pets from a local animal shelter on specified days.  Submit references and a business plan, along with your vision to blairwillson@aol.com


Train Museum:  A first class train museum at the City owned depot.  A proposal has been submitted to the City of Plainview that would either request that the City repair and oversee the development of a train museum with their own forces, or allow Plainview Downtown restoration to do this with local resources.  This museum would establish one of several nodes required to attract tourism to the Downtown Historic District.  No response has been received thus far to our proposal.  We suggest you contact city officials and your counsel representative to encourage movement in this project. A new page has been added that recaps our proposal.  blairwillson@aol.com


Fire Fighter History Museum:  A  fire fighter museum with local artifacts, demonstrations, and tours for students and tourists. blairwillson@aol.com