DDP’s Impact

The Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) leverages local business and community leadership to provide a vibrant Downtown Detroit that is welcoming to all residents and visitors.  

Through investments in public spaces, programming of those public spaces enhanced cleaning and safety patrols, and support for local small businesses, DDP helps create a thriving environment and Downtown economy.

Each year, DDP convenes over 2,000 business leaders at signature events with insightful dialog, delivers beautifully maintained public spaces, hundreds of free events to the community, holiday lighting, and programming throughout the winter months. 

DDP Fast Facts


Years the DDP has been serving the Detroit business community.


Plus DDP members.


Percentage of funding that goes directly to BIZ programs. 

The BIZ delivers services of hospitality, cleaning, supplemental lighting, public safety services, parks maintenance, data support, and outreach to benefit Downtown.

The DDP serves as a strategic partner and fiduciary for key events that help move Downtown and the city forward.

View past DDP annual reports in the Downtown Datascape reports library.

Downtown Detroit Datascape

Providing metrics, actionable information, and analysis to help local businesses make data-driven decisions.

News & Insights

Catch up on the latest DDP updates, small business spotlights, and upcoming events.

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