Whether you’re thinking about opening a business in Gardiner or a long-established business, we are here to help you succeed in our downtown. Feel free to get in touch with the Gardiner Main Street office with any questions or concerns you have along the way.
Main Street America, Maine Downtown Center, and Gardiner Main Street are pleased to offer the Maine Historic Commercial District Revolving Fund, made possible through generous support from The 1772 Foundation, Inc. Over the next three years, the Maine Historic Commercial District Revolving Fund will provide 3-year 0% interest loans of up to $25,000 to Gardiner business/building owners. Open to business owners and/or tenants of existing buildings within the defined Main Street district boundaries in Gardiner.
Navigating how to effectively start or develop your business online can be overwhelming. National Main Street Center is here to help guide you through this process by identifying the best solutions for your unique e-commerce needs and providing you with a roadmap to implement an effective online strategy.
It’s simple to use and 100% free! Just answer a series of questions and receive a customized list of tools and resources to help your business succeed. Everything from POS systems, website platforms, and content creation software to help you market your business.
A brochure is to help you design the exterior of your building in keeping with Gardiner’s unique downtown, its history and its architectural heritage.
Whether you just need to repaint, upgrade windows, or do a whole facade update, this brochure will help you with what needs to be done and provide resources to help you find solutions.
We believe in supporting local businesses, honoring our heritage through historic preservation and bringing together the community in order to make downtown Gardiner a wonderful place for you to live, work, and play.
Our office is located above Domino’s Pizza on the second floor – enter up the exterior granite steps on the Church Street side of the building. The office is around the corner once you get in.
OFFICE HOURS: Monday – Friday 9:30 – 5pm
Anyone is welcome to stop by, although may be out and about downtown during the day. To confirm availability, please call head.