Old Town Cape wants you to be a part of our revitalization effort by developing properties and businesses in Downtown Cape Girardeau. We know that planning, information and guidance is critical to your decision. On this page you will find information and resources useful to you in this process.

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We appreciate any opportunity to talk with you about plans and needs or help you gather more information. Contact Liz Haynes at 573-334-8085 or for a confidential discussion about the possibility of being a part of downtown Cape Girardeau.

Area Resources

Community Improvement District »
Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce »
Economic and Business Engagement Center »
Tax Increment Financing »

Rehabilitation Tax Credits

View Federal Program »
View State Program »


Downtown Cape Girardeau Strategic Plan

City of Cape Girardeau Comprehensive Plan »

Business Recruitment Matrix

f/8 and Be There: Fred Lynch’s Blog »

Marquette Tech District

The Marquette Tech District is catapulting technology and innovation in downtown Cape Girardeau. From the renovation of the 145,000 square foot historic Marquette Tower to providing free Wi-Fi for downtown this project is bringing new jobs, people and energy downtown. Read more about this project and future plans on the Marquette District website by clicking below.

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