Downtown Greensboro is a great place to do business!
Greensboro's Opportunity Zone designation allows for a job tax credit for businesses that create a minimum of two new jobs within the zone. The Zone includes most of downtown Greensboro as well as several outlying areas. Read More
Facade Grant Program
Properties located within the B1 or B2 zone in Greensboro are eligible to apply for Facade Grant matching funds for exterior improvements made to the property. A property owner or tenant may apply. Typical Facade Grant projects include: exterior painting, signage, awning installation, and historic window rehabilitation. Read More.
Main Street Design Assistance
Do you think your building needs a paint job, but aren’t sure what color to paint? Want to add an awning, but can’t decide how large it should be or where it best fits on the building? The Georgia Main Street program can help with these questions through its design assistance program. For a small fee, Greensboro property owners can receive professionally developed concept plans for changes to their property. In addition, the Design office provides historic paint color recommendations, sign placement suggestions, and preservation techniques. Read More.
The Greensboro Business Association is an independent organization made up of local business owners. The GBA allows business owners the opportunity to collaborate and partner on advertising and promotions and other issues that are important to small business owners. GBA partners with the city’s Better Hometown Program and provides business-owner feedback on downtown’s revitalization efforts. Read More.