West Side Grows Together promotes the West Side as a destination, hosts events that expand the customer base, organizes a Business Alliance, offers training seminars and provides access to additional lending sources. We strive to provide an environment for business owners to expand and grow their business and services, and offer more jobs within the community. Our strategy consists of growing safe, vibrant, and accessible business corridors throughout the West Side.

Are you interested in starting or growing your business on the West Side? Click here to learn about business development resources that are available to you.

Making Business Districts Safer, More Attractive, and Pedestrian-Friendly

West Side Grows Together focuses on strengthening the Fourth St. and Lincoln/Union St. business districts. These commercial corridors are the face of our community and provide a wide range of useful goods and services to customers from the West Side and beyond.

Learn more about our Facade Improvement Program – available to businesses on Union and Lincoln Streets through June 2017, on a first come basis.

Learn more about our Security Camera Program – available to businesses in the West Side.

Contact or call 302-656-4171 ext. 179 for more information.

Recent Development and Investment in the West Side Business District

Since 2013, 25 new businesses have opened in the Lincoln/Union business district, adding over 100 jobs and more than $600,000 in investments in the community. New businesses include restaurants which have added to the diversity of Lincoln/Union’s “restaurant row” and other businesses that provide much-needed community services, including tax preparation and legal assistance.

For more information about the economic development priorities on the West Side visit the 4th Street, Union Street, and Better Block project pages.

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