The Downtown Community Improvement District of Columbia, Missouri


Starting your own business in The District is easier than you think. We’ve compiled virtually all the information you’ll need to make your business dream a reality, and we’re eager to share them with you. Whether you have a bullet-proof business plan or you’re still kicking over the idea at the local coffee shop, we encourage you to give us a call today.


District Neighborhoods
If you’re looking to see where your business might fit in, download a map of the various neighborhoods within The District, including lists of businesses, major attractions and development trends.

Retail/Restaurant Survey Report
A detailed overview of customer perceptions and new business opportunities.

Map Reference Handbook
The series of maps contained in this handbook are the result of a land use and building survey conducted by the City of Columbia in 2009.