All ways opportunity

Small startup or fortune 500 company, Downtown Corpus Christi can accommodate. With available of Class A & Class B office space you’re sure to find the right fit for locating your business. There’s also great retail and dining opportunities at street level so you can join the mix of already thriving businesses. There’s never been a better time to get downtown.

Venture Into the Renaissance

Across the country, revitalized downtowns are resuming their place as the heart of a community. Be a part of the change taking place in Downtown Corpus Christi.

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Downtown Development 101

Not sure how to get started? Attend a Downtown Development 101 class to answer your questions on the processes involved with starting a new business or moving an existing business to Downtown Corpus Christi.

Due to COVID-19, classes are no longer being held in person. If you are interested in learning more about opening a business in Downtown Corpus Christi, click the link below to email the DMD's Real Estate Manager.

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Existing or new build, Downtown Corpus Christi is the perfect address for forward-thinking companies wanting to create an inspiring work environment and lifestyle for their employees.

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Opportunity Zones

Streetscape & Safety Improvement Grants

The DMD 2019 Streetscape & Safety Improvement Program is designed to offer incentives to property owners and businesses to address downtown challenges (vacant buildings and perceptions of blight) and to complete projects with good urban design that support priorities articulated in DMD’s Three Year Strategic Plan.

Streetscape & Safety Improvement Grants

Downtown Incentives

Tax Increment Financing is an economic development tool authorized by Chapter 311 of the Texas Tax Code, through which governments can designate a portion of tax increment to finance improvements to promote development of a defined area, called a “Reinvestment Zone.” Schedule a Concept Meeting today.

Downtown Incentives Program Guide

Incentive Program Process Map

Program Requirements

Incentive Application


Connect with the appropriate city departments to get your next project started. We'll help guide you along the way.

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Historic Tax Credits

Get practical information on how to utilize the new Texas Historic Tax Credit to redevelop historic buildings.

Historic Tax Credits

Downtown Survey & Data

In 2015, 2017 and 2019 the DMD conducted a two-county perception survey of local residents to determine their Downtown usage and perceptions. The information is used to determine how to improve the product of Downtown, marketing and DMD programs and services. The survey will continue to be conducted every two years.

2019 Survey