Downtown Arlington is home to hundreds of businesses serving the needs of area citizens and employees . With a concentration in government , banking , technology , automotive and office uses , the Downtown / University area is ripe for restaurants and retail uses to complement the mix . Businesses interested in a downtown Arlington and existing businesses already located downtown may request detailed information about programs and projects currently underway .
Programs offered by the DAMC to businesses located in Downtown Arlington :
• Façade Improvement Grant - Improvements such as ( but not exclusively limited to ) building façade enhancements , awnings , painting , landscape elements , signage , accessibility improvements , public art , murals and decorative lighting are eligible for reimbursement subject to approval by the DAMC for businesses located in Downtown Arlington .
• The Sponsorship Program is available to businesses that operate within the Downtown Arlington area for events , activities and programs .