Business Resources

There are a variety of free resources Downtown Visions offers to help new and established businesses in our neighborhood — from grants to helping you through the process of securing a location, permitting, license & inspection, marketing, grand opening, and much more. Check out our business resource initiatives below:


The Business Directory lists businesses in the Downtown Wilmington, DE Business Improvement District — a great resource for neighbors and visitors. Don't see your business? Click here to apply →

retail market overview

Creating a vibrant retail market in Downtown Wilmington, Delaware. Click here to view the downtown market analysis

Wilmington Alliance (formerly Wilmington Renaissance Corporation) drives the revitalization, economic growth and future opportunities for the City of Wilmington. Both private and public sector stakeholders create and foster community growth initiatives.

Seeking New Businesses

Downtown Wilmington is looking for new businesses to join our community. Our neighborhood especially needs:

  • Resale Shop

  • Ladies Fashion & Apparel

  • Shoe Store

  • Hardware Store

  • Escape Room

  • Jewelry & Watch Repair

  • Gift Shop

  • Grocer