Neighborhood and Business Development

We help create thriving neighborhoods, communities, and business districts throughout the city of Syracuse by working with residents and stakeholders to improve our neighborhoods and  business districts, and address quality of life concerns.

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Business Development

The Division of business Development works with small businesses, entrepreneurs, and commercial developers to promote equitable and diverse economic growth.

Our work includes:

  • Creating access to funding opportunities for business creation, retention, and relocation
  •  Promoting business development opportunities and resources
  • Facilitating communication between City departments and local businesses 

Visit Business Development to learn more.


Neighborhood Development

The Division of Neighborhood Development supports residential and economic growth by:

  1. Administering federal, state, and local funding programs
  2. connecting organizations with grants and other resources


We partner with residents, developers, and community organizations and agencies to preserve and improve our neighborhoods.

Our work includes:

  • Working with residents to improve our neighborhoods and address quality of life concerns
  • Administering grants that support community-driven development
  • Developing high-quality affordable housing

Visit Neighborhood Development to learn more.



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