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Storefronts + Small Businesses

Downtown Houston+ is committed to actively growing and supporting its diverse storefront economy and the numerous small businesses that drive vibrancy across downtown. Our Research + Reports page features a number of studies and useful information about Downtown's economic vitality.

Helpful Downtown Houston data and insights for storefronts, small businesses, and brokers can be found in our Why Downtown Houston brochure.

VIEW WHY DOWNTOWN BROUCHURE

If your Downtown small business is need of assistance, contact our Director of Planning & Economic Development at cassie.hoeprich@downtownhouston.org.

Downtown is Open for Business

Promote Your Opening and Share Special Events
If your Downtown business is opening and you want to get the word out, or if you have an upcoming event in Downtown that will be open to the public, share the details with our marketing team so we can get the word out and feature you on our website and social media channels. 

SHARE AN OPENING OR EVENT

Report a Downtown Concern
Downtown Houston+ relies on our strong working relationship with storefronts and small businesses to ensure our clean and safe teams meet the needs of the neighborhood. If you have a question about our services or would like to submit a request for services, please reach out. 

SUBMIT A SERVICE REQUEST

Learn More About More Space: Main Street 2.0
Are you a business located on Main Street between Commerce Street and Main Street Square? Learn more about the More Space: Main Street 2.0 project Downtown Houston+ is leading in partnership with the City of Houston. The project will bring cosmetic improvements and 3x the Clean & Safe services to the project area when completed in 2026. If you have questions about how the project will impact your business, reach out to our Planning & Designer Manager at jacque.gonzalez@downtownhouston.org.

LEARN MORE

Reach Our Local Small Business Development Center
Downtown Houston+ is proud to be an active supporter of the Small Business Development Assistance. If your small business would benefit from specialized technical assistance including business planning, expansion, lending, debt structuring, or workforce, please contact our local Small Business Development Center at 713.752.8400 or sbdcmetro@uh.edu to request free one-on-one counseling from a seasoned small business advisor.