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Commercial DREAM

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The Davenport Commercial Dream application period is currently closed. 

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


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