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The Waltham businesses

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Welcome to the Downtown Waltham Partnership!

The goals of the Downtown Waltham Partnership:


  • Promote and revitalize the downtown area


  • Preserve and assist with Historic Preservation efforts in downtown Waltham


  • Improve the appearance of the streetscape


  • Provide assistance to business and property owners with renovation and development projects


  • Encourage a wide variety of businesses


  • Assist in making downtown Waltham cleaner, greener and more pedestrian oriented


Sign up for the Downtown Waltham Partnership newsletter to keep up to date on local issues that have an effect on the revitalization and preservation of downtown Waltham.


News & Events

The Downtown Waltham Partnership has recently completed its first round of Storefront Improvement Program grants.


Nov. 16, 2015 - The DWP Storefront Improvement Program awards design assistance and grants of up to $5,000 to qualified business and property owners in Downtown Waltham. Recipients and/or their employees must meet low-moderate income guidelines. Funding is provided by the City of Waltham Planning Department using federal Community Development Block Grant funds. Applications are now being accepted for the second round of grants. Find Out More


Mayor supports local businesses and citizens with a FREE “Tick Tock Trolley” loop, serving portions of the Downtown


June 5, 2015 - Mayor Jeannette A. McCarthy is pleased to announce that the city of Waltham’s “Tick Tock Trolley” will begin operating JUNE 18th to support local businesses and citizens with a FREE downtown parking lot loop on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm! This service will be free and the route is designed to provide easy and convenient access to the City’s parking lots for downtown visitors and citizens. Find Out More


The first several projects of the Storefront Improvement Program (SIP) have been completed!


May 21, 2015 - News signs have gone up at Paris Eyecare at 289 Moody Street and Bistro 781 at 336 Moody Street. The next projects in the works are at Franco's Pizzeria and Pub at 714 Moody Street, The Evolving Closet at 709 Main Street and Raj Collections at 270 Moody Street.


The Storefront Improvement Program (SIP) is a pilot program of the DWP which provides grants of up to $5,000.00 for exterior facade improvements such as awnings, signage, windows, etc. The program is funded through the City of Waltham Planning Departments using CDBG funds.


For further information contact 781-894-4700 ext. 127.


More News and Events

Upcoming Waltham Community Events:

Business After Hours Networking Event

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 5:30-7 pm

WHERE: REMAX On The Charles, 131 Lexington St. Unit 2 - Waltham


Don't miss this networking opportunity - Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and refreshments - bring your busincess cards - bring a friend or business associate. Click here for a PDF with more information


Citywide Transportation Master Plan

Public Input is still needed for the Citywide Transportation Master Plan!  The survey is  open until Nov. 13, 2015. Click here for the Survey



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Downtown Waltham Partnership, Inc. is a non-profit corporation with federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.