Retail

Downtown is the place to be

  • revival
  • embelish
  • Good dog
  • Bread
  • food
  • warehouse row

Why Downtown?

Riding the crest of an internationally acclaimed revitalization, Downtown Chattanooga is known as being one of the most progressive and livable mid-sized cities in America. Its natural beauty, innovative technology, world-class cultural centers, and stable economic base have attracted over $3.8 billion in private investment and over 3 million visitors per year. Downtown Chattanooga is also home to over 250 retail establishments with more retail and housing developments on the way, making Downtown a buzzing center and a great place to live, work, invest, and play.

Testimonials

  • Mike Monen, Community Pie

    The retail recruiter took the time to share the vision for developing the City Center and created an opportunity for us to be a part of all the excitement.

    - Mike Monen, Community Pie
  • Amanda Varnell, Dish T'Pass Cooking School & Catering Co.

    Offered guidance in the launching of our start up business...through our options in selecting a location in downtown Chattanooga and gave us very sound advice in finalizing our deal with our landlord. The retail recruiter also gave (and continues to give) valuable guidance in marketing and public relations for our...

    - Amanda Varnell, Dish T'Pass Cooking School & Catering Co.
  • Christopher Mosey, iGNiS Glass Studio

    The recruiter found the 409 Broad Street location and we immediately began our transition to that space. I am confident that River City’s retail recruiter should and will be a vital part of that drive to bring new retail businesses to downtown.

    - Christopher Mosey, iGNiS Glass Studio
  • Tiffanie Robinson, Lamp Post Properties

    Retail is a critical component to creating life and energy in our downtown. We work with and invest in a number of young, creative companies that want to live in a city that is vibrant and entertaining. Downtown retail vendors create the atmosphere they crave, therefore making Chattanooga a destination...

    - Tiffanie Robinson, Lamp Post Properties
  • Bryan Boyd, OddStory Brewing Company

    The retail recruiter and River City Company have provided tremendous support in our quest to open a craft brewery & tasting room in Chattanooga. They devoted time to our project by scheduling visits to numerous potential buildings, suggesting professional service firms, organizing meetings to discuss available grants, and following up...

    - Bryan Boyd, OddStory Brewing Company
  • Claire Marshall Crowell, Puckett’s Chattanooga

    River City was absolutely instrumental in helping us land our dream downtown Chattanooga location. Further, RCC continues to be a valuable resource and advocate for our business, we will always be grateful for their support!

    - Claire Marshall Crowell, Puckett’s Chattanooga
  • Elliot Kyle, The McDevitt Company

    The retail recruiter is a fine credit to both the city of Chattanooga as well as the River City Company. She has always been equal parts persistence AND complete politeness. She does a great job of staying on my radar, but never, as is so often the case, starts to...

    - Elliot Kyle, The McDevitt Company