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The WBDA can get you on the right track and find connections to make your business a reality here in Downtown Washington.
Are you interested in starting or expanding a business in Downtown Washington? You’ve come to the right place. Downtown Washington is a growing community near the crossroads of Interstate 70 & 79 and other nearby attractions, including Washington & Jefferson College, right in the heart of Downtown. WBDA can support connecting you to available properties, business ideas, promotions, business workshops, and more.
We are working diligently to update our listing of available properties. Please check back soon.
Throughout the year, WBDA and partners host several networking events, including “lunch & learns,” workshops, and peer-to-peer meetings that can help develop your business and neighboring connections.
Support for your business in Washington is also available on the regional level through:
University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Centers
Several financial institutions can be found here in and around Downtown Washington. Below you can find other additional financing resources.
Landmarks Community Capital Corporation
(Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation)
Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington
CDC Business Guide
The WBDA offers an annual Facade Improvement Grant (FIGs), as available, to property and business owners to rehab their storefront and overall building appearance to be more historically and aesthetically appropriate in the downtown design.
Occasionally, funding is available in the form of other assistant grants to small business owners. Please contact our Main Street Manager at 724-288-7156 about grant opportunities.
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