Economic Development

"Business Just Got Better"

Why choose the City of Riverdale?

Riverdale has the unique advantage of being centrally located to major arteries and Downtown Atlanta. Our first-class quality of life is exemplified by our excellent hospital system, schools, inviting neighborhoods, and our charm. We also boast a healthy business community with everything from retail to industry, all while fostering a strong entrepreneurial spirit. The City of Riverdale and the Mayor’s Office welcome and invite you to immerse yourself in the Riverdale experience.

In addition to a high quality of life, cultural experiences, the City of Riverdale seeks to foster a welcoming environment for all types of businesses including agricultural, healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, distribution, and retail.

The mission of the City’s Office of Economic Development is to enhance the economic viability of the city using economic development practices and collaboration with other economic-driven organizations. The Office of Economic Development is your resource for information and assistance to help you grow your business in Riverdale.

For information on City business incentives Economic Development Brochure.

To view basic demographic information  Riverdale-at-a-Glance.

Want to know about upcoming projects, events, grants and contests? Check out the Winter 2022 Business Newsletter

Want to know where your next project should go?

Take a look at our Development Possibilities Map

Available sites

"Need help Updating your storefront to the New Design Standards?"

Required Design Standards for existing commercial properties.

Apply for the ...

Business Corridor Improvement Grant 

Grant Application Instructions

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 Created in 2016 the Riverdale Business Alliance (RBA) serves as an opportunity to connect with business owners established in Riverdale. This forum is for Business Owners to exchange ideas, network and provide support to each other. The goal is open communication, ordinance and process transparency and small business development.

•          All meetings are open to the public and business owners are invited to             attend.

•          Free Membership

•          Free Events

•          Meet once a month (TBD)

If you have a vacant property in the city let us know. 

Email we may have an interested developer.


Contact Us

  1. Nicole C.E. Dozier

    Community Development Director

    971 Wilson Rd. 
    Riverdale, GA 30296 
    Ph: (770) 909-5399
    Fax: (770) 996-9913 


    Monday - Thursday
    7:30 am - 6:30 pm