BIZ Mission

The Downtown Detroit BIZ is a special assessment district formed by property owners that provides cleaning, safety and landscaping services to keep Downtown Detroit clean, safe and beautiful.

Established in April 2014, the BIZ is a public organization that contracts for services with the Downtown Detroit Partnership.  The BIZ is designed to generate an annual budget of $4M through assessments contributed by 573 commercial properties in the BIZ area. Leadership guiding the BIZ consists of 15 representatives of Downtown’s diverse business community.

Detroit’s historic and distinct downtown district is energized by possibility and new opportunities.  Downtown offers great places to live, amazing park space to relax, unrivaled music, sports and theater entertainment destinations and a thriving, committed business community. At the heart of every metropolitan area, the center city shines as the region’s beacon of progress.

The Downtown Detroit BIZ delivers behind-the-scenes supplemental services that residents, downtown workers, visitors, and business and property owners rely on to every day.

BIZ Area

The BIZ encompasses 140 city blocks in a 1.1 square mile area stretching between three major highways and the Detroit River.