Why Takoma?

The wide variety of locally-owned, independent stores offer a unique blend of specialty retail, restaurant, and personal service businesses. These businesses receive strong support from progressive and community-focused neighbors and an active business association. A weekly Farmer’s Market and a wide variety of annual festivals and events contribute to the vibrant and growing business environment by attracting thousands of current and potential customers to Takoma annually. Currently at 103,000SF of retail space, Takoma is ripe for new growth.


  • Takoma Trade Area Fact Sheet: here
  • A Market Snapshot of the Takoma Restaurant Landscape by J. Garrett Glover here
  • 2009 Retail Market Analysis here
  • Old Takoma Business Survey completed January 2013 by the Georgetown University MBA Service Corp here