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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.  To learn more about city exclusive business incentives, visit the Business Incentives webpage or contact the city's Downtown Development Office.

(843) 918-1055 

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.