Downtown offers the best of Austin, amplified. This is where creativity and ingenuity meet to deliver the latest foodie hotspots, legendary live music venues, one-of-a-kind shops, and year-round outdoor fun. Rock out or relax – it’s your call. LET’S GO


Downtown is the epicenter of Austin’s 24/7 idea exchange. This is where enterprises headquarter and entrepreneurs incubate, all harnessing our city’s incredible talent pool, business-friendly infrastructure and uniquely collaborative culture. LET’S GO


Downtown Austin offers residences to suit any style, whether you’re renting or putting down roots. This is where city excitement meets creature comforts – your walkable new neighborhood puts both nightly entertainment and daily essentials within easy reach.LET’S GO


Retail Here

Downtown is ripe for retail success.

An enviable location with a lucrative, influential customer base


Retail Recruitment

Our services for retailers

The Downtown Austin Alliance helps retailers find the right spaces for doing business downtown. We also provide valuable research as well as marketing and merchandising support.




Downtown retailers speak out about the success – and sense of community – they’ve found since moving into historically significant, prime pedestrian traffic areas.




Search our map and listings for available retail and office spaces under 20,000 square feet.



Retail Toolbox

How-To Guides

Get the DAA’s step-by-step tips for successfully setting up a sidewalk café or pop-up shop. We’ve navigated the regulations for you and gathered best practices from past projects.



Loan Programs

Learn more about the City of Austin's Business Retention and Enhancement Program.



Who’s shopping downtown and what are they looking for? The DAA’s research reveals the answer.



Retail Announcements

Look who's coming

From the newest apparel to fine dining to have-to-try food trucks, take a look at who will be joining the fabric of downtown Austin.