Great Streets Retail Small Business Grants
Georgia Avenue is a designated Great Streets corridor. As funds become available small businesses can apply for grants to cover capital improvements and certain soft costs. In 2018, up to $50,000 was awarded per location.
- 191,000+ residents within a 10-minute car ride
- 20,300-24,200 average daily traffic counts (Georgia Ave., NW)
- Detailed demographics
- Adjacent to Fort Stevens, the new Beacon Center opened in Q4 2018 and is a mixed-use community-focused project consisting of 99 affordable housing units, recreation, community, institutional, office, retail, and culinary arts uses.
- Georgia Crossing, by Neighborhood Development Corporation, is a planned development at 5756-5806 Georgia Ave. and will consist of 370+ residential units & 45,000 SF of retail space.
This bustling intersection of Missouri & Georgia Avenues offers a range of local dining choices with everexpanding options. New openings in 2017-18 included Catch 22, food truck turned brick and mortar BBQ Bus Smokehouse, Castello Restaurant & Bar, and a second location of local favorite Oohh’s & Aahh’s.