Downtown Business Development

As the original 100 acres of the city, Downtown Longview has long been a great place to do business as well as grow your own business. With a unique mix of professional service, restaurant, retail and museums, Downtown Longview is the perfect place for the entrepreneur who appreciates authentic spaces and creative growth.

If you have specific questions about locating your business within Downtown Longview or opening a business, please contact Melida Heien, Main Street Coordinator at 903-331-1469 or by email

Downtown Artistic Revitalization and Exterior (DARE) Improvement Grant

Looking for a way to add color, artistic flair or even just repair something on the exterior of your building/business? The Downtown Artistic Revitalization and Exterior Improvement Grant program is designed to help! This program is funded entirely by the One Hundred Acres of Heritage, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization that promotes growth and vibrancy in Downtown Longview. Applications are currently being accepted and grants will be available so long as there are funds available.