New Projects & Programs

As the economic redevelopment engine for Downtown Dearborn, the Dearborn DDAs help businesses and the community prosper by developing and offering a wide range of programs and assistance, designed to make businesses stronger and the districts more viable. Powered by its technical expertise, valuable network of contacts and ready access to pertinent information, Downtown Dearborn is able to assist businesses get started and grow. Downtown Dearborn has access to professional resources offered in Dearborn, statewide and nationally for both technical and business assistance. See our resources page for details.

There are many ways Downtown Dearborn helps businesses to produce strong economic results:

  • Growing the Number of Consumers, Market Reach and Image of Downtown Dearborn
    • Marketing & Public Relations
    • Over 60 Downtown Events that businesses can participate in or connect their brand with ours through sponsorship opportunities
    • The DDDAs advertise the districts and offer group advertising opportunities in Print, Radio, TV/Cable, Internet, Billboard
    • Downtown Dearborn’s Social Media channels including Facebook, Twitter, You Tube and Instagram shares what’s happening in and around the districts
    • Downtown Dearborn E-Newsletter distributed to consumers, business owners and residents bi-weekly provides what’s happening in Downtown Dearborn, events, business information and the newest development activity. Editorial Recognition and/or Promotional Placement in the E-newsletter is available.
    • FREE listing on
    • Publicity/Media Story Creation & Dissemination
  • Creating a Place Where Everyone is Welcomed – Great First and Lasting Impressions –
    • Infrastructure, Streetscape, Public Improvements & Maintenance of the DDDA districts
    • Landscape and Litter Maintenance
    • Snow Removal
    • Development and Management of public, community gathering spaces
    • Encouragement of outdoor cafes and business activation
    • Community entryways, signage and banners
  • Connecting You to Downtown Matters
    • Keeping you up-to-date on local to statewide issues and policies
    • Advocating for downtown business issues
    • Developing new policies and procedures that improve the local business economy
  • Driving Development in Downtown Dearborn
    • Property Marketing and Tenant Searches
    • Property Listing on
    • Infill Redevelopment Incentives and Guidance
  • The Dearborn DDDAs presented an overview of its goals, successes and planned objectives for FYE2020 at its public Information Session on July 18, 2019. View here.