Business & Development

Business Development Corridors

The City of Hyattsville is home to three active business development corridors.

  • The Prince George's Plaza Transit District  is zoned to promote higher density, pedestrian and transit-oriented mixed-use development. It includes University Town Center, Belcrest Center, The Mall at Prince George's and The Shops at Metro. 
  • The West Hyattsville Metro corridor consists of the Queens Chapel Shopping Center, and is expected to experience considerable high-density, transit-oriented development in the near future. 
  • The Gateway Arts & Entertainment District starts north at the Riverdale Park border and continues south through the EYA development, Franklin's Restaurant, Melrose Park, and includes the Melrose Park Industrial Area. This area is a designated Arts and Entertainment District by the State of Maryland.

Resources for Businesses

The City offers numerous programs to support businesses and developers including the revitalization Tax Credit program and two grant opportunities: Commercial Facade Improvement program (CFI) and Corridor Investment Program (CIP).

Additionally, the City and has collected information on other existing finance resources for businesses from the Gateway Arts District, Prince George's County, the State, and more. Click here to read the Small Business Resources Guide in more detail.

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Business Retention Strategy

The City of Hyattsville is in the process of developing a comprehensive Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Strategy, It is the City's intention to include the following items within this strategy: (1.) Toolkit of policies and programming related to retaining our current small and locally owned businesses, (2.) Strategy for servicing businesses needing to expand their facilities and/or marketplace, and (3.) Opportunity for business recovery through short-term and long-term resiliency.

The draft BRE Strategy will be presented to the Hyattsville City Council on November 15, 2021.  For more information regarding the City's BRE Strategy and programs, please email us at  A copy of the presentation and BRE strategy are available for download here:

BRE Strategy Report 

BRE Strategy Presentation

Vacancy Requests for Businesses

Has your business outgrown its current location? Or, are you looking to move your business Hyattsville? We'd be happy to help you in your search for the next commercial space in the City! Please fill out the Vacancy Request From below, and we'll be in touch with you.

Business Property Vacancy Inquiry

  1. Please supply us with an email address in case we have any questions

  2. Are you seeking a lease or building acquisition?*
  3. Will you need parking available?
  4. Will you need seating available?
  5. Does your business require a commercial kitchen?
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