Business Resources

Learn about doing business in Shorewood

We have the resources you need to know more about Shorewood’s business district and to successfully open a business here. We are here to help, with information on how to get started and about our façade improvement grants and low-interest business incentive loans. Check out all the Resources!

New Business Checklist

Thinking about opening a new business in Shorewood? Ensure you have the documents you need to open your business.

Visit the Village of Shorewood website for:

New Business Checklist »

Information about permits, inspections, sign codes, improvements, and more »

Redevelopment Opportunities

Imagine the possibilities of owning a business in Shorewood.

To learn about the redevelopment opportunities available in Shorewood, download our Top Redevelopment Opportunities PDF »

Facade Program & Loans

In cooperation with the Village of Shorewood Community Development Authority (CDA), the Shorewood Business Improvement District has created two programs:

1. A grant program to help property owners upgrade the facade of their business or commercial properties. Learn More »

2. A loan program to to assist businesses and property owners in financing business expansion and startup projects, consistent with the economic development goals of the Village. Learn More »

Looking to Open a Business in Shorewood?

The Shorewood business district is experiencing continued growth and momentum, with an influx of unique new businesses as well as mixed-use projects from top area developers such as Mandel Group and Wired Properties.