It’s great to formally meet you. We’re Fishtown Co. – the team that brings you this website. Our mission is to improve conditions for businesses within the greater Fishtown area, attract and retain businesses, generate jobs, and improve quality of life.
Our goals are to promote the area’s long-term economic development by creating a thriving retail corridor that attracts both residents and visitors to its vast array of services, shops and dining, while preserving Fishtown’s rich history and diverse character. We’re here for you as a resource, whether you’re looking for information on how to expand your business or looking for space to expand into, we can help. Need a space to host an event? Get in touch! Questions about neighborhood improvements? We’re on it!
Fishtown Co. 501 (c) 6 non-profit organization founded in 2017 to enhance the neighborhood and we work to amplify Fishtown’s creative and innovative vibe.
— Membership Levels
Small Business Levels:
First 3 months free for new businesses joining at the Standard Membership Rate
Small Business: $195
Standard Annual: $500
Sustainer Sponsor Levels:
Inclusion in Fishtown Co’s Advisory Board, invitations to quarterly meetings with detailed updates from committee chairs on programmatic work, discounts on event sponsorship, and more custom tailored benefits by request.
Public Space & Capital Improvements
Increased street cleaning and public safety.
Non-vehicular amenities including a new Indego bike share station and additional bike racks.
Parking and traffic improvements and advocacy for short and long-term solutions.
Beautification and related projects including murals, parks, and a new Farmers’ Market, launching this spring.
Marketing & Special Events
Premium listing on new website which will promote the district and its businesses.
Discounts on vendor fees for Fishtown Co’s events, including FestivALE and Fishtown Flea.
Opportunity to help grow annual calendar of events and promotions through Retail and Special Events Committees.
Business Growth, Education & Networking
Updates regarding available government and private grants, with access to Fishtown Co’s consultant for assistance.
Email updates regarding changes to business regulations, workshops, and training opportunities.
Assistance with business expansion and regulations, including signage, sidewalk café licenses, and other permits. Opportunity to network with other Fishtown area businesses and community members.
— We'd love to hear from you!
Fishtown Co Board of Directors
Paul Kimport, Johnny Brenda’s, Board President
Lisa Mazzola, Mazzola & Company, Treasurer
Mark Goodheart, The Goodheart Firm, Secretary
Kae Anderson, New Kensington CDC
Maryann Bryla, The West Collection
Randall Cook, Wm. Mulherin’s Sons
Emily Costa / Evan Davis, SugarHouse Casino
Jon Geeting, Fishtown Neighbors Association
Bonkosi Alyssa Horn, Freedom Apothecary / Lululemon
Roland Kassis, Kassis Ventures / Suraya
Joshua Mann, The Starr Group
Josh Olivo, Elk Street Management
Dan Olsovsky, Wm. Mulherin’s Sons