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Downtown Madison offers a thriving market for your retail, restaurant, entertainment or service business, in a top-ranked place to live, work and prosper. For a newly updated (Fall 2012) summary of downtown Madison market data, trade areas, demographics and psychographics, visitor data, and consumer spending potential, download here.
Also Available: Retail Niches and Business Clustering strategies.
Results of 2009 survey: Downtown Entertainment Options-What's Missing?
See also the 2007 Downtown Madison Market Analysis Study.
Retail space for lease
Retail/restaurant properties for lease in central downtown Madison.
Set on an isthmus between two scenic lakes, Madison's Central Business District encompasses the heart of downtown Madison, where the famed State Street pedestrian mall links the Capitol square, seat of Wisconsin state government, to the University of Wisconsin campus.
The central downtown is home to more than 1,500 businesses--from shops, boutiques, and restaurants to financial, law and communications firms--plus museums and cultural destinations. The Business Improvement District includes more than 350 shops, galleries, restaurants, night spots, and entertainment and service businesses, from national brands to locally owned.
Recent Madison accolades include:
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, the University and downtown hotels offer top-notch meeting and convention facilities, with more than 1,200 hotel rooms within walking distance of central downtown.
Downtown Madison is served by a network of wireless transmitters, making Madison one of the first cities of its size to go wireless.