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New Businesses

New Businesses Are opening in Downtown Boston

Downtown Boston is enjoying a multi-year influx of dozens of new restaurants and retailers. From Explorateur to Democracy Brewing, from Boston Chops to Taste Wine Bar & Cafe, attractive and exciting new businesses are opening up nearly every month, in every Downtown neighborhood, from Downtown Crossing and the Ladder District to the Financial District and Theater District.

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The following listing gives a selection of the many businesses have debuted in Downtown over the past couple of years. With all of the major new development going on in the neighborhood, there is sure to be much, much more!

Click here for a PDF version showing all new street-level retail business openings within the Downtown Boston BID from 2008-on.

Select Upcoming Business Openings:


Aceituna Grill (100 Federal St.)
Chase Bank branch
(The Corner Mall)
Tatte Bakery (125 Summer St.)

Select 2018 Openings:


Better Sorts Social Club
(Nine Zero hotel)
Boston Chops steakhouse
(52 Temple Pl.)
Democracy Brewing (29 Temple Pl.)
HomeGoods (350 Washington St.)
Spyce restaurant (241 Washington St.)

Select 2017 Openings:


Boston Wax Museum (1 Washington Mall)
Cultivar (Ames Hotel)
Everybody Fights gym (1 Federal St.)
Explorateur (186 Tremont St.)
Old Navy (1 Franklin St.)
Taste Wine Bar & Cafe (101 Summer St.)


Select 2016 Openings:


Drybar salon
(87 Summer St.)
Emerson College Media Arts Gallery (25 Avery St.)
Forever 21 (459 Washington St.)
Haley.Henry Wine Bar (45 Province St.)
PABU restaurant (1 Franklin St.)
RUKA restaurant (Godfrey hotel)