The DDA tailors services to the demands of the District, concentrating on efficiently providing programs and projects that deliver improved quality of life, increased property values, and greater economic activity.  

Downtown Ambassadors

The Downtown Development Authority introduced regular Public Safety Guides in the District to provide patrons with an on-the-street information resource and customer-friendly police presence to minimize nuisance issues and make everyone’s experience the best it can be. Easily identifiable in bright yellow shirts, these guides are happy to provide directions to restaurants or accompany you to your car. If you need assistance of any kind, don’t hesitate to ask one our ambassadors for help! Hours: Monday – Sunday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. If you require assistance, please call dispatch at (561)446-2036. 

Clean Team

The Downtown Development Authority strives to make Downtown West Palm Beach a more inviting place to live, work, and enjoy by enhancing the cleanliness and attractiveness. In an effort to maintain the clean and welcoming atmosphere of the Downtown District, the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) partnered with West Palm Beach-based Image Companies for the Downtown Clean Team! The team is tasked with maintaining public spaces throughout the district beginning daily at 5:30 a.m. seven days a week and continuing throughout the day. 


Our incentives program is strategically designed to further the growth and vibrancy in Downtown West Palm Beach. The program is designed to attract and retain retail businesses and restaurants while growing the customer base for area businesses. Interested in learning more, Click Here.

Graffiti Removal

In an effort to keep Downtown West Palm Beach beautiful, the DDA purchased a six-month supply of cleaners, paints, and other maintenance items for the WPB Police Department’s Graffiti Unit to clean and repair damage on Downtown walls and surfaces. If you see graffiti, please report the location to Catherine Ast at or (561)833-8873. 


To make navigating the downtown area easier, pedestrian wayfinding signage has been installed throughout the downtown area. 

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