Business Associations and Community Partners

Links to Business Associations serving the City of St. Louis.

Baden Business Association
The Baden Business Association advances the general welfare and prosperity of the Business District with includes the area within the intersections of Switzer & Baden, Switzer & N. Broadway, Riverview & N. Broadway, and Halls St & Riverview.

Carondelet Business Association
The Carondelet Business Association strives to improve the overall business climate in the Carondelet neighborhood by working with their members, city government, and residents to improve existing business conditions, attract new business, and invest into their community.

Carondelet Community Betterment Federation
Carondelet Community Betterment Federation, Inc. (CCBF) strives to identify and improve the basic social, economic and educational needs of Carondelet through community outreach and collaborative efforts with various organizations.

Central Patrol Business Association
The Central Patrol Business Association supports cooperation between law enforcement and the business owners who represent the cornerstone for safe vibrant, thriving neighborhoods of the 3rd and 4th Police Districts.

Central West End Association
The Central West End Association has connected community since 1958.They serve as a resource for residents, visitors, and the institutions that call the Central West End home.

Central West End North Community Improvement District
The Central West End Business Community Improvement District (NCID) was formed in 2010 to enhance the District and the businesses it represents through a combination of physical improvements and promotional activities. Activities of the NCID are made financially possible through a 1 percent retail sales tax within the district, situated along the North Euclid Avenue commercial corridor from Lindell Boulevard to Washington Boulevard.

Cherokee / Lemp Special Business District
Cherokee / Lemp Special Business District collects revenue from special assessments and business license fees to serve Cherokee Street from Indiana to DeMenil Place.

Cherokee Antique Row Business Association
Cherokee Antique Row Business Association supports merchants along Cherokee Street from Lemp to Jefferson.

Cherokee Station Business Association
Cherokee Station Business Association supports business on Cherokee Street from Indiana to Gravois.

Cherokee Station Special Business District
Cherokee Station Special Business District collects revenue from special assessments and business license  fees to serve Cherokee Street from Indiana to Nebraska.

Chippewa Broadway Business Association
Founded in 1923, the CBBA has worked continuously to create and foster a friendly, cooperative spirit among both businesses and residents for the betterment of the Chippewa-Broadway-Jefferson area. The association works to accomplish these goals through youth empowerment programs, beautification initiatives and special events.

Delmar Commercial Committee
The Delmar Commercial Committee is a subcommittee to the Skinker DeBaliviere Community Council (SDCC). It supports businesses along the Delmar commercial corridor in the Skinker DeBaliviere and West End neighborhoods.

Dogtown Business Merchants Association
Home of the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Dogtown is a unique neighborhood with restaurants, pubs and distinctive shopping venues. The Dogtown Business Merchants Association primarily facilitates the development of the Clayton-Tamm commercial district by facilitating events and marketing the district.

Downtown Dutchtown Business Association (DT2)
The Downtown Dutchtown Business Association (DT2) has three main objectives: retain and develop current businesses; attract appropriate new businesses; and increase property values. DT2 supports Dutchtown Businesses with resources for urban renewal, including façade improvement assistance, administering business loans specifically designated for Dutchtown Businesses, and serving as a go-between for businesses navigating city government.

East Loop Special Business District
The Loop is a dynamic, entertainment and shopping District connecting University City and the City of Saint Louis. East Loop Special Business District generates a dedicated source of real estate tax revenue that funds programs to help improve business along Delmar east of Skinker.

Forest Park South Business Association
The Forest Park South Business Association is a membership organization created to advance the mutual interests of commercial establishments within the area bounded by Hampton Avenue on the west, 39th Street on the east, Forest Park Avenue on the north and Interstate 44 on the south. The Forest Park South Business Association works to: serve as a representative for businesses in community planning and improvement projects; plan future growth and development of the district; support and fund community events;serve as an advocate for members; encourage fellowship among business owners; and assist various charity work.

Grand Center
Grand Center is a hub of art and cultural institutions in St. Louis. Grand Center is a non-profit that facilitates the growth and development of the district through planning initiatives and events.

Hampton-Chippewa Business Association
The Hampton-Chippewa Business Association strives to maintain a strong, cohesive and viable business community. They promote and organize events that educate the general public regarding the advantages of living, working, and doing business in our area.

Kingsway Merchants' Association
The Kingsway Merchant's Association has been working since 1983 to support and improve the business vitality in the Kingsway Business District, one of our largest districts. The KMA is comprised of member businesses and other concerned residents, who are all working together for the continued support the business community by attracting and retaining businesses and events promotion.

Lafayette Square Business Association
The Lafayette Square Business Association represents an eclectic mix of small businesses working together to promote healthy local commerce. We strive to create an engaging destination for residents and visitors alike in this urban oasis, our beautiful small town in the city.

Locust Business District
Incorporated in 1982 as a special tax district, the Locust Business District has expanded its objective to stimulating community morale and facilitating economic growth through the accommodation of emerging commercial markets. This area has been revitalized as a viable commercial and institutional core for the City of St. Louis.

Macklind Business District
The Macklind Business District offers unique local services to the South Hampton community. The MBD promotes and maintains their unique mix of home-grown, local businesses along Macklind Avenue with events and beautification projects.

Old North St. Louis Restoration Group
Old North St. Louis Restoration Group is a diverse, up and coming neighborhood featuring the Crown Square Business Corridor and some of the city's most elegant vernacular architecture. Priding themselves for their rich history, as well as their exciting future, ONSLRG seeks to attract independent businesses to their newly developed mainstreet.

Second District Police Business Association
SDPBA is a coalition of businesses and the St. Louis Police Department created to foster a safe environment for businesses and residents in the Second district.

Skinker DeBaliviere Community Council Neighborhood
is a diverse residential neighborhood that contains the Loop Business District. SCBD manages the Delmar Commercial Committee, which promotes business development in the Loop and DeBaliviere Place.

Soulard Business Association
Soulard or "the Island" is St. Louis' oldest neighborhood and boosts one of the largest Mardis Gras celebrations in the world; Soulard has features diverse shops, restaurants and bars. The Soulard Business Association supports and promotes the surrounding historic neighborhood through a variety of special events, public improvements and marketing campaigns.

South Grand Community Improvement District
The South Grand District is a hub of the of St. Louis international community and offers a variety of ethnic restaurants, small shops and bars. The South Grand CID enhances the community by promoting safety, cleanliness, commercial tenant retention, and infrastructure improvements.

St. Louis Healthy Corner Store Project
The St. Louis Healthy Corner Store Project is a partnership between the City of St. Louis, the University of Missouri Extension and St. Louis Development Corporation to improve neighborhood access to healthy, affordable foods.

The Grove Community Improvement District
Centrally located in Forest Park Southeast, The Grove business district stretches nearly one-mile along Manchester Avenue between Kingshighway and Vandeventer. The Grove Community Improvement District (CID) was established in 2009 by property owners committed to improving the area’s safety and appearance, with the goal of strengthening and fostering an active business, entertainment, and residential community.

The Hill Business Association
The Hill Business Association serves to promote the internationally known Italian neighborhood of St. Louis. The HBA sponsors events that attract visitors, and in the process, promotes the business community of the Hill, which has grown to include unique specialty retail and restaurants.

Tower Grove Business Association
The Tower Grove Business Association has a variety of retail shops, restaurants and services along Morganford and nearby commercial corridors such as Tower Grove and Shaw. The TGBA promotes area businesses through unique events and efforts to attract and retain businesses.

Related Resources

Business Events
Facade Program
Facade Program Online Application
Neighborhood Commercial District Improvement Program
Staff: Neighborhood Business Development

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