The 8th Ward is thriving with small, resident-owned businesses. It is also a Ward on the Rise with many developments currently underway. To ensure that our neighborhood business continue to succeed, Alderman Harris urges residents to Shop Local First.

Business and Development in the 8th Ward



There are major developments coming to the 8th Ward this year that will positively effect the community. The business district, the residential district, and the education availability in the Ward will be experiencing some grand additions.


8th Ward Development

​Alderman Harris thanks every business owner in the 8th Ward for continuing a long culture of community owned businesses, and invites entreprenuers to look for opportunities to begin their businesses in the community. Therefore, this section offers assitance to business owners and entreprenuers alike. 


8th Ward Business