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Commercial DREAM

Commercial DREAM LogoWe dare you to DREAM BIG!

Do you own a business in the heart of the City and have a vision for exterior improvements? The Davenport Commercial DREAM Project is looking for you!

The Davenport Commercial DREAM Project is a 100% grant for exterior renovations. You heard that right, GRANT! Funds are available to repair and rehabilitate the facade of distressed commercial properties. 

We are on a mission to transform Davenport's older commercial corridors, one building at a time.  If you think you have a property that could use a DREAM facelift keep reading or jump straight to the application below.

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Applications can be submitted for commercial, industrial, or mixed-use buildings that are located in one of the 5 designated areas:

o   Hilltop
o   Washington Street area
o   Locust and Iowa Street
o   West Downtown
o   Rockingham Road

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Eligible Improvements: Improvements must be made to correct items that are rundown, blighted, broken, or similar in nature. Examples include:

  • Siding, painting or brickwork
  • Awning and lighting attached to the building
  • Deteriorated roofs that are visible from the street or sidewalk

You can download your Davenport Commercial DREAM Project application along with the FAQs here.

Completed applications can be emailed to or you can drop off or mail to:

City of Davenport
Economic Development
226 W 4th Street
Davenport, IA 52801


Community & Economic Development
Commerical DREAM Project
226 W 4th Street
Davenport, IA 52753