Business Assistance, Incentives, and Promotion

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Departments and Agencies

  • Clean Energy Development Board
    Provides access to financing for residential and commercial property energy efficiency and renewable energy projects through Property Assessed Clean Energy ("PACE") programs.
  • St. Louis Development Corporation
    St. Louis Development Corporation is the economic development arm for the City of St. Louis, Missouri
  • St. Louis Local Development Co.
    The St. Louis Local Development Co. (LDC) provides loans through federal, state, and local programs to the small business community in the City.
  • Tax Increment Financing Commission
    The Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Commission oversees the establishment of TIF districts and makes recommendations to the St. Louis Board of Aldermen on projects seeking TIF.

Informational Pages

  • Area Business incubators and Business Development Resources
    List of additional organizations offering technical business development services to start-ups and small businesses.
  • Brownfields Cleanup Fund
    The St. Louis Brownfields Cleanup Fund provides low-interest loans for property cleanup costs to qualified projects.
  • Brownfields Program
    The purpose of the St. Louis Brownfield Program is to return underutilized and contaminated sites back to productive use.
  • Business Associations and Community Partners
    Links to Business Associations serving the City of St. Louis.
  • Business Development
    The Business Development Department facilitates the expansion and retention of businesses of all sizes in the City of St. Louis.
  • Business Financing
    Links to tax incentives, bonds, and loan programs available through the City of St. Louis.
  • Business Services
    A list of business resources designed to help you start, relocate, or grow your business in the City of St. Louis.
  • Business Site Selection
    Site Selection assists businesses in selecting office and industrial buildings and vacant land sites within the City of St. Louis.
  • Facade Program
    The Facade Program assists businesses and owners improve the appearance of their buildings.
  • Neighborhood Commercial District Improvement Program
    The Neighborhood Commercial District Improvement Program (NCDI) works with business associations, individual businesses and city departments to stabilize and revitalize St. Louis' commercial districts and better assist small businesses serving neighborhood needs. The program is federally funded with Community Development Block Grant monies.
  • Retail Development Assistance
    Retail Development Assistance promotes neighborhood retail development by helping retailers and developers serve a community's needs.
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
    Description of the City's Tax Increment Financing incentive program.

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