The Hillsboro Downtown Partnership (HDP) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to making it easier, more enjoyable and more profitable to do business Downtown. Our mission is to cultivate and promote our vibrant, historic Downtown.
To achieve its objectives, HDP is governed by a Board of Directors and managed by a full-time executive director. Additional staff, interns, and volunteer committees made up of business owners, property owners, residents, and community members help get the work done.
Community means a lot in Hillsboro, and as the heart of our community, we take a lot of pride in creating a place where people can connect with their neighbors, small businesses, other non-profits, a variety of cultures, and our history.
We work to engage community members through volunteering with projects at all levels.
We collaborate to create a fun, interesting and vibrant Downtown scene for everyone.
We are always looking for ways to beautify Downtown and make it easier to access.
We partner with many of the nonprofits that are located in and/or serve the Downtown neighborhood.
Welcome all feedback and strive to be in constant conversation with our community.
Community members can step up and be involved or helping plan an event.
Supporting businesses and building their relationships with the community is core to many of the things we do. There are more than 200 businesses, ranging from solopreneurs and microbusinesses to larger family-owned and corporate businesses, we essentially have them all in Downtown Hillsboro.
We listen to businesses needs and concerns in order to connect them to the right resources.
We introduce them to other businesses for collaboration, networking, and support.
We partner with businesses to uncover ways to coordinate efforts and initiatives to save time and resources to make running their business more enjoyable and efficient.
We bring relevant and insightful trainings, tips, and tools to help your business thrive.
With our focus area, there are more than 60 different property owners, from all walks of life, that have invested in Downtown Hillsboro by owning commercial buildings, residential properties, and even parking lots.
We work with property owners to quickly find new tenants to co-create a full, prosperous and vibrant Downtown district.
We help property owners facilitate a positive relationship with their tenants.
We connect property owners with resources to beautify their buildings, inside and out.
Property owners connect us with new and prospective business so they can introduce them to the Downtown business community.
City of Hillsboro
Hillsboro Downtown Partnership is strongly supported by our City elected officials and employees. A dedicated Economic Development department allocates resources to support the urban renewal district that includes our focus area. Public Works, Planning, Parks & Recreation, and the Library Departments all provide resources and share responsibilities to support our mission.
We’d love to hear your ideas about how you want to partner in Downtown Hillsboro.