Downtown Development Office

Learn more about the new Arts & Innovation District  and visit Myrtle Beach's Opportunity Zones webpage.  We have many exciting things to share about Myrtle Beach's new downtown redevelopment plans.  

(843) 918-1055
517 Ninth Avenue North
Myrtle Beach, SC  29577 

Lauren Clever, Director
Brian Schmitt, Executive Assistant


The Downtown Development Office's mission is to facilitate revitalization of Myrtle Beach's central business district through the following actions...

  • Lead the Arts & Innovation District and Master Plan execution process.  
  • Activly promote the Opportunity Zones in Myrtle Beach.
  • Add and enhance public infrastructure (example:  Myrtle Beach Boardwalk).
  • Create and promote economic incentive programs.
  • Educate the business community about available incentives and business strategies.
  • Host events to encourage foot traffic to the business community during shoulder seasons.
  • Implement strategic aesthetic and business development goals.
  • Strengthen partnerships with small business community, private investors and development sector professionals.