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Find a variety of resources to assist in the development of your new or existing downtown business.

Business Development

Facade Improvement 

     Grant Program

Through the cooperation of the City of Laredo and Laredo Main Street, the Downtown Facade Improvement Grant Program was created to rekindle interest in Downtown Laredo. The city of Laredo will provide up to $25,000 in grant funds through this grant opportunity to commercial property owners and business owners in Laredo Main Street District, Arts and Entertainment District and Central Business District to encourage restoration of building facades and to enhance the buildings overall exterior appearance. 

The Texas Main Street Program provides design assistance to official main Street cities. These services are offered to individual building and business owners within the designated Main Street District at no charge.

Design Assistance

"IT" Street Incentive

Businesses located on Iturbide “IT” Street (Phase I) may be eligible for reimbursement of the City’s 1% Sales Tax.

2310 San Bernardo Ave

1205 Iturbide

1016 Grant

Plan Viva Laredo

A plan created through an inclusive, participatory public process that presents both grand vision and a practical plan to accomplish those goals. The plan was unanimously adopted by City Council on September 18th, 2017.

Comprehensive Plan

District Maps

 Official district maps in downtown Laredo.

District Maps

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