Background

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.



ASTORIA MAKERS - MEET YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - The Astoria Makers purchased a building downtown and are rapidly advancing on plans to open a community oriented Makerspace, including tool and space rental, and collaborative work environments.

FRUFFLES - MEET YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - Fruffles is a home decor and gift boutique specializing in kitchen goods and gadgets.

RUSTY DAHLIA - MEET YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - Rusty Dahlia is a rustic vintage home decor and more boutique on 10th Street near the Riverwalk in Downtown Astoria. They also offer crafting and gardening workshops.

MO'S CHOWDER - GET TO KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - Mo's Chowder comes to Astoria's historic waterfront; learn more about the company and Get to Know Your Business Neighbor