Tenant Improvement Program
Funding to Assist Property and Business Owners
The Tenant Improvement Program offers architectural design services and construction matching grants to help improve food and drink-based businesses. Business and property owners located in Old Town (see map on application, links below) are eligible for matching grants towards interior improvements. Two grants are available:
A city contracted architect is available to help prospective applicants develop a concept and create a scope of work that can be sent to contractors to obtain bids.
- Design Services Grant (100% city funded) | Design Grant Application
A matching grant to assist with commercial building exterior improvements.
- Level I Grant: 50% city match
- Level II Grant: 70% city match
- Maximum $25,000
Design Services Grant
Step 1: Contact city staff to determine eligibility.
Step 2: Identify scope of work and obtain bids as needed. | NOTE: City will require at least three competitive bids for project elements over $5,000, only one is required at time of application.
Step 3: Complete and submit the Program Application.
Step 4: Letter of Commitment issued at application approval.
Step 5: Submit city Design Review, Sign Permit, or other applications as needed.
Step 6: After all permits approved, construction may begin.
Step 7: Submit paid receipts to city for reimbursement at completion of work.
This program is designed similar to the Tenant Improvement program with a focus on the exterior. Find out more about the Storefront Improvement Program Opens a New Window. .
Information on all City of Beaverton Incentive Programs.