Business Information

Welcome to Downtown Fenton!

Downtown Fenton, Michigan is the focal point for the community and a destination for many from surrounding communities. Residents and visitors alike appreciate The City of Fenton's historic, small-town feel along with the variety of shops, restaurants and eateries and professional services.

Among the over 250 businesses in Fenton's Downtown Development Authority District:

Nationally-recognized names



Pier 1 Imports




Home Depot

Pet Supplies Plus

Panera Bread


Ruby Tuesday

Buffalo Wild Wings

Tim Horton's

Holiday Inn Express Hotel




French Laundry

Fenton Hotel

Sweet Variations

VG's Foodcenter

Lucky's Steakhouse

Joe & Lewies Penalty Box

Sawyer's Jewelers

The Coffee Beanery

Beale St. Smokehouse BBQ

Taylor Hardware

Cyclefit Multisport


One-of-a-kind retail stores, family-run restaurants and independently owned businesses

Downtown Fenton is in the center of it all. Strategically located in the lower mid-Michigan area, historic Downtown Fenton has many unique features that will help your business thrive.

Relocating or establishing your business in Downtown Fenton places you in the heart of the only real Downtown in this area.

Not only does Fenton draw visitors from the nearby communities of Fenton Township, Linden, Grand Blanc and Hartland Township, we see visitors from throughout region. Major cities including Ann Arbor, Flint, Lansing, and Detroit can be reached within an hour for those whose careers take them outside the city.

Downtown Fenton has a great mix of retail, eateries and services.

2003 Fenton Retail Market Analysis                                                              

To view Fenton's Retail Market Analyis, click on one of the links below.  Files are in .PDF format, and Acrobat Reader is required.  Please note that these are large files and will require longer download times

Download Part 1 of the Fenton Retail Market Analysis including the first 38 pages (775 kb)
Download Part 2 of the Fenton Retail Market Analysis including maps and charts (11.3 Mb)

This Comprehensive study was completed in July, 2003. This report will be used to market the assets of the Fenton's Downtown Development Authority district. Moreover, information in the report will be helpful for business recruitment and retention.

Contact the Fenton Department of Economic Development. We'll help you get to know Downtown Fenton.

Department of Economic Development
301 South Leroy Street
Fenton, MI 48430

Michael Hart
Assistant City Manager/ Economic Development

Call Us At (810) 629-2261