Start Your Business in Port


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Port Washington, NY – A Great Place to Start a Business!

Find Your Match!

The Greater Port Washington Business Improvement District has it all.

Main Street row style storefronts within walking distance to LIRR station
Waterfront dining and services
Light industry, commercial properties
Shared workspace
Traditional office space for single proprietor to multiple division conglomerate
Multi-use retail and residential
Stand alone box store
map of Port Washington BID jurisdiction

Connect to an agent

Search Try Port First app for all Commercial Real Estate Agencies. To download, go to your app store and search Try Port First

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How we can help your business!

The Port Washington BID is one of several organizations supporting accelerated business growth and a healthy economic environment for new and established businesses. See what the BID can do for you.

Get Funded

New tenant grants for new business owners; sign and façade grants available to new and established businesses. Learn more and apply HERE

Be Found

The Try Port First app is a powerful search tool for customers and visitors to find Events, Hot Deals, Dining, Shopping, Services, and anything On the Water. Free to download. Invaluable tool for your business. Download from your Google Play or Apple Store here.


BID resources are dedicated to reaching beyond our borders to promote Port Washington as a Destination/ Leveraging the power of social media to reach target audiences to explore and enjoy the Port Washington Experience. See how we make Port Washington your Destination.


The BID sponsors several business-friendly events each year from Halloween on Main Street to Mother’s Day Cupcake Giveaway and the Port Outdoors Dine and Shop Series. Partnering with the Port Washington Chamber of Commerce, we work to get feet on the street and a community dedicated to shop local.


The BID manages a Business Resource page to provide a collection site of helpful links and resources for the business owner. Here you will find links to small business support agencies, additional funding opportunities, NYS updates and more.
Port Washington BID brochure

Getting Started?

We’ve compiled some helpful tips for business owners to help navigate the permitting process.
Our “Know Before You Grow with Us” flow chart gives you important links and the right questions to ask.

Download the Flow Chart

Thank you for your interest in the Greater Port Washington Business Improvement District. By completing the form below, you acknowledge that the Port Washington BID will share your information with property owners and/or managers who are able to accommodate your commercial space needs. Outside of that use, your information will not be shared with or sold to any third party.