Business Development

The goal of the Business Development (BizDev) Committee is to promote vibrancy and prosperity in the downtown core through business development that respects the character and needs of the greater community.  The BizDev Committee analyzes the current market forces to develop long-term solutions and to encourage development downtown, hosts outreach and educational opportunities for both business/property owners and the general public. 

The BizDev Committee meets the second Tuesday of the Month at 8am in the Board Room of Clatsop Community Bank.

SMOKED BONES BBQ - KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - With a long lineage of cooking in Astoria, chef/owners Phil Spencer and Mark Mindheim open Smoked Bones BBQ on Pier 11.

JONATHON'S LTD - PAYS TO KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - Jonathon’s is a value seekers paradise, sourced from antiques and jewelry trade shows, picking, and antique jewelry brokers.

ADHDA WELCOMES RONNI HARRIS, COMMUNITY OUTREACH OFFICER - Ronni Harris is now working with ADHDA as our Community Outreach Officer. Ronni’s duties include providing information and direction to visitors as well as parking enforcement within the district.

FIVE ZERO TREES - PAYS TO KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - Five Zero Trees has built-out a beautiful new space in Downtown Astoria featuring reclaimed wood, craft cannabis, and experts to help educate you about this new industry.