Business Development

Laying claim as the city’s “first neighborhood”, Pioneer Square is a richly historic place known for its Renaissance Revival architecture, First Thursday art walks, unique night life, delicious foodie destinations, and quirky boutiques. In 2012, the Alliance for Pioneer Square launched a focused Business Development program. By supporting our existing small businesses and actively recruiting new retail into our neighborhood, Pioneer Square has seen unprecedented growth in the last two years.

Interested in doing in business in Pioneer Square? Request a tour to discover all the things that make Pioneer Square such a great place to do business. Contact our Economic Development Director ( for more information.

2012 Pioneer Square Retail Study
A retail study and implementation plan was created for Pioneer Square and is available for download in three parts below: