Google My Business Category List (AND Descriptions)
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Here’s the list AND (most of) their descriptions…
|ATM||An ATM (Automated Teller Machine) is a device, accessible through a bank
card and identification code, that allows bank customers to perform certain
financial transactions without human assistance/interaction. An ATM can be
located within a bank, business, or on a public street, and some are
accessible past regular business hours.
|ATV Dealer||A shop that sells quad bikes, which are four wheel drive vehicles smaller
than cars and typically used for recreational purposes.
|ATV Repair Shop||A service that fixes broken or damaged all terrain vehicles.|
|Abortion Clinic||A medical facility that specializes in abortion, the termination of
pregnancy. Counselling and general advice on family planning can also be
offered. The clinic may be public or private.
|Abrasives Supplier||A company that manufactures abrasive materials such as sandpaper, pumice,
or emery, used for cleaning, smoothing, or polishing
|Abundant Life Church||A place of worship for those who follow the Christian teaching of the
Abundant Life, as laid down by Oral Roberts.
|Accountant||Person or business that specializes in accounting and tax preparation.|
|Accounting||Any entity related to the practice of accounting, including accountants,
accounting schools, etc.
|Accounting School||An institution where people receive training on how to become an accountant.|
|Acoustical Consultant||Trained professional in recommending solutions to sound problems and
designing facilities to meet specific sound criteria.
|Acupuncture Clinic||Facility that specializes in acupuncture treatment.|
|Acura Dealer||An establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Acura vehicles.|
|Addiction Treatment Center||Facility that specializes in treatment for alcohol and drug abuse, or other
problems related to addiction.
|Address||An association of a location with an address, with no other information.
*Note:* Do not use this to map houses, buildings and plots of land.
|Adoption Agency||An organisation that coordinates placing children who have been put up for
adoption with suitable adoptive parents.
|Adult Day Care Center||undefined|
|Adult Education School||School which offers classes specifically for adult students.|
|Adult Entertainment||Business that specializes in entertainment of a sexual nature.|
|Adult Entertainment Club||A club that includes a sexually arousing element such as strippers or
scantily clad waiters / waitresses. Does not offer sex.
|Adult Entertainment Store||Retailer that sells goods of a sexual nature.|
|Adult Foster Care Service||undefined|
|Advertising Agency||Business that produces advertisements for distribution to the media or
|Afghani Restaurant||A restaurant serving Afghan food.|
|African Goods Store||A retail shop selling items imported from Africa.|
|African Restaurant||A restaurant serving African food.|
|After School Program||A service providing care and typically educational activities for school
children in the afternoon after school has finished.
|Agricultural / Farm lands||Land used for farming and agricultural production.|
|Agricultural Service||Any person or company who provides a service that is of use to farmers.
Does not include providers of livestock feed (see ‘feedstore’).
|Agriculture||The production, processing and marketing of foods and other byproducts of
plants and animals.
|Aikido School||A school of or venue for practicing the Japanese form of martial arts
|Air Compressor Repair Service||An establishment that specializes in repairing air compressors.|
|Air Compressor Supplier||A company that supplies or services air compressors which may be used to
drive pneumatic tools or for filling tyres.
|Air Conditioning Contractor||An establishment that produces and / or installs air conditioning systems
in homes or businesses. Air conditioners keep the air at a chosen
|Air Conditioning Repair Service||A person or establishment that repairs air conditioners.|
|Air Duct Cleaning Service||An establishment that contracts to take out the dust and debris from air
ducts. Air ducts are the pipes or passages through which cooled or heated
air travels through a building or home.
|Air Filter Supplier||undefined|
|Air Force Base||A facility for activities relating to the Air Force, a branch of the
country’s defence forces.
|Air Traffic Control Tower||A building at an airport from which a team of workers directs the movements
of airplanes around an airport or between airports.
|Airbrushing Service||An service that paints onto photographs, vehicles, artwork or manufactured
items. An airbrush is a miniature, handheld paint sprayer, powered by
compressed air or other gas, used for delicate, artistic painting.
|Airbrushing Supply Store||A retail shop that sells supplies and equipment used when airbrushing.
Airbrushing is spraying paint by means of compressed air such as aerosol
cans or spray guns.
|Aircraft Rental Service||A company that owns aircraft and provides either aircraft for hire or a
service including the aircraft and a pilot.
|Aircraft Supply Store||A retail shop that sells gear and equipment used by aviators. These shops
might also sell aircraft parts.
|Airline||An airline is a company that provides air transportation for passengers and
|Airplane||An airplane on display in a museum.|
|Airport||Place where aircraft such as fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, and blimps
take off and land.
|Airport Hotel||A hotel that is located in or near an airport. Accommodations should be
|Airport Parking Lot||A parking facility generally located near or in airports where air
travellers can leave their car for a period of time in a secure environment.
|Airport Shuttle Service||A service that provides transportation to or from an airport to a place or
places of accommodation. May be a taxi, a van or bus. Depending on the
business, the service can be private or public.
|Airsoft Supply Store||A retail shop that sells equipment used in the playing airsoft. Airsoft is
a game in which participants eliminate opponents by hitting each other with
spherical non-metallic pellets launched via replica firearms called Airsoft
|Airstrip||A strip or land used for the taking off and landing of planes. Depending on
the location, the strip can be public or private.
|Airstrip / Runway||undefined|
|Alcoholism Treatment Program||A health care facility providing therapy for alcohol abuse.|
|Allergist||Doctor specialized in diagnosing and treating allergies|
|Alliance Church||A branch of the Christian and Missionary Alliance ( C&MA ), an evangelical
Protestant denomination within Christianity
|Alsace Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Alsace region of France.|
|Alternative Fuel Station||Stations for fueling up automobiles that run on fuels other than petroleum.
Some examples of alternative fuels are biodiesel, compressed natural gas,
electricity, ethanol, and hydrogen.
|Alternative Medicine||In Western culture, alternative medicine is any healing practice that does
not fall within the realm of conventional medicine” or “that which has not
been shown consistently to be effective.” Commonly cited examples include
naturopathy, chiropractic, herbalism, traditional Chinese medicine, Unani,
Ayurveda, meditation, yoga, biofeedback, hypnosis, homeopathy, and
|Alternative Medicine Practitioner||A practitioner of healing methods that are not part of standardized
medical care. Examples of alternative medicine are aromatherapy,
reflexology, accupuncture, homeopathy.
|Aluminum Supplier||A company that manufactures aluminium.|
|Ambulance Service||Emergency service for the transport of patients to hospitals|
|American Football Field||A playing field for american football.|
|American Restaurant||Restaurant serving typical American food, e.g. hamburgers and fries|
|Amish Furniture Store||An establishment that specializes in selling new and/or used Amish
|Amphitheater||An area with a stage and sloping seating for spectators. It can either be
open-air or indoors.
|Amusement Center||A place intended for recreation where a game or several games may be
offered, such as mini golf, laser tag, or ten pin bowling.
|Amusement Machine Supplier||undefined|
|Amusement Park||Commercially-operated park that offers rides, shows, entertainment and
|Amusement Park Ride||A ride in a commercially-operated amusement or theme park, such as a roller
coaster or carousel.
|Amusement Ride Supplier||A company that manufactures or distributes equipment for use at recreation
centres, video game arcades or for gambling.
|Anago Restaurant||A Japanese restaurant that specializes in conger eel, usually served in the
form of tempura, sushi and kabayaki.
|Andalusian Restaurant||A restaurant serving food form the Spanish region of Andalusia.|
|Anesthesiologist||A medical specialist who administers anesthetics prior to, during, or after
surgery, or other medical procedures. The anesthesiologist may administer
general anesthesia (putting the patient to sleep), localized or regional
anesthesia (numbing a part of the body ) or sedation to relieve pain or
anxiety. The anesthesiologist also monitors and sustains vital functions.
|Angler Fish Restaurant||A Japanese restaurant that specializes in angler fish, usually cooked in
soups or stews.
|Anglican Church||A place of worship for Anglicans. The Anglican Communion is a Christian
|Animal Control Service||A business or government service which assists with wild animals, dangerous
animals, or animals in distress.
|Animal Feed Store||An establishment or shop that provides food for livestock.|
|Animal Hospital||Facility that provides general and specialized veterinary care on both an
in-patient (overnight) and out-patient basis.
|Animal Protection Organization||Group of people dedicated to the protection of domestic or wild animals|
|Animal Rescue Service||An organization that is dedicated to pet adoption and takes unwanted,
abandoned, abused, or stray pets and attempts to find suitable homes for
|Animal Shelter||A facility that houses homeless, lost, or abandoned (typically domestic)
|Animals||Person, business or organization that provides goods and/or services for or
relating to animals.
|Antique Furniture Restoration Service||An establishment that specializes in the restoration and repair of antique
|Antique Furniture Store||A retail shop selling collectible interior furnishings of considerable age.|
|Antique Store||Retailer that sells old items that are of interest to buyers because of
their age, rarity, artistic value or sentimental value.
|Apartment Building||Building containing multiple residential units that are available for
long-term rent by the public.
|Apartment Complex||A collection of several apartment buildings containing apartments.|
|Apartment Rental Agency||Business that helps people rent apartments from other people or businesses.|
|Apostolic Church||A place of worship for followers of the Apostolic Church, a Christian
|Appliance Parts Supplier||An establishment that specializes in selling appliance parts.|
|Appliance Repair Service||Person or business that specializes in repair of household appliances (for
example, refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, etc).
|Appliance Store||Retailer that sells household appliances (for example, refrigerators,
stoves, washers, dryers, etc).
|Appliances||Businesses that sell, repair, maintain or provide services for devices that
are designed to perform a single task, typically a domestic one.
|Appraiser||An establishment that specializes in determining the value of some
property. The property could include, for example, real estate, jewelry,
antiques, or imports.
|Aquarium||Place that exhibits fish and other aquatic life for the purpose of
education or entertainment.
|Arboretum||A botanical garden containing living collections of woody plants intended
at least partly for scientific study.
|Archaeological Museum||An institution that collects and displays artifacts from previous
|Archaeological Site||A location where scientists study evidence of human activity in the distant
|Archery Range||A place where the sport of archery is either practiced or taught.|
|Archery Store||A retail shop selling equipment and accessories used when doing archery.
Archery involves propelling arrows with a bow.
|Architect||Person or business that specializes in designing buildings.|
|Architectural Salvage Store||A retail shop that specializes in selling unique antiques, historical
architectural pieces, stained glass, and other things.
|Architecture School||Educational institute teaching the art and practice of designing and
|Arena||An enclosed area, often circular or oval-shaped and surrounded by seats for
spectators, where events such as theater performances, musical
performances, public debates, or sporting events are held.
|Argentinian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Argentinian food.|
|Armenian Church||A branch of the Armenian Apostolic Church.|
|Armenian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Armenian food.|
|Army & Navy Surplus Shop||A retail establishment that specializes in army, navy and military goods or
|Army Facility||Any facility that is used primarily by the military (armed forces)
including the Airforce (RAAF), navy and the army itself.
|Army Museum||An institution that educates on the historical participation of armed
forces through collected artifacts and exhibits.
|Aromatherapy Service||Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant
materials, known as essential oils, and similar aromatic compounds from
plants, for the purpose of improving a person’s mood, cognitive function or
|Aromatherapy Supply Store||An establishment that specializes in selling aromatherapy supplies.|
|Art||The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination,
typically in a visual form such as painting, sculpture or text.
|Art Center||A centre for art, could include art classes, art communities, or art
|Art Gallery||Place that exhibits works of art for the purpose of education,
entertainment or sale.
|Art Museum||An institution that collects and displays works of art. The art is
generally not for sale.
|Art Restoration Service||A person or establishment that repairs and/or restores old or damaged works
|Art School||An educational institution with a primary focus on the visual arts,
especially illustration, painting, photography, sculpture, and graphic
design. The term applies to institutions with elementary, secondary,
post-secondary or undergraduate, or graduate or postgraduate programs in
|Art Supply Store||A retail shop that sells equipment and supplies used in the creation of
visual art (with the exception of photography).
|Artificial Plant Supplier||A company that manufactures or sells artificial plants. Artificial plants
may be longer lasting and require less maintenance than real plants and may
be used in an office or in the home.
|Artist||Person or organization involved in producing works of art, including
performing arts like theater, music and dance.
|Arts Organization||Organization (typically non-profit) dedicated to promoting the advancement
of various arts
|Asbestos Testing Service||An establishment that checks buildings and homes for asbestos. Asbestos is
a set of six naturally occurring silicate minerals which were used
commercially and can cause serious illnesses.
|Ashram||An ashram is a spiritual hindu hermitage.|
|Asian Fusion Restaurant||A restaurant serving Asian Fusion food.|
|Asian Grocery Store||Establishment for the retail sale of unprepared Asian/Oriental food.|
|Asian Massage Therapist||A person who specializes in massage techniques developed in Asia.|
|Asian Restaurant||Restaurant which serves food prepared Asian style.|
|Asphalt Contractor||A tradesman or business that can be contracted to pave roads or driveways
with asphalt. Also called bitumen, asphalt is the most commonly used road
surface. An asphalt contractor is a person or establishment that provides
and deposits the asphalt and forms it using tool such as a steam roller.
|Assemblies of God Church||undefined|
|Assisted Living Facility||A facility that provides a place to live and medical care for people (such
as elderly or disabled people) who need help with daily activities but do
not require the 24-hour medical care provided by a nursing home.
|Association or Organization||Groups of individuals with common interest, purpose, or activity.|
|Asturian Restaurant||A food establishment that specializes in serving Asturian cuisine. Asturia
is an autonomous community in Spain.
|Athletic Field||Man-made field (indoor or outdoor) on which team sports are played|
|Athletic Track||A rubberized artificial running surface where track and field athletic
sports, such as running or hurdles, can be played.
|Attorney Referral Service||A service that provides advice and contact details for legal services
relevant to a person or individual.
|Attraction||A location of popular interest.|
|Auction House||An establishment that specializes in the selling of goods or services
through bids. Commonly, the auction house is a third-party facilitating the
sale but is not the provider of goods or services.
|Audi Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Audi vehicles.|
|Audio Visual Consultant||An individual or establishment that specializes in giving professional
advice on audio visual equipment.
|Audio Visual Equipment Rental Service||undefined|
|Audio Visual Equipment Repair Service||Establishment that specializes in providing audio visual equipment repairs
|Audio Visual Equipment Supplier||An establishment that manufactures, sells, hires or installs audiovisual
equipment. For example, home theatres, studio equipment, lighting, lasers,
|Audiologist||An audiologist is a healthcare professional specializing in identifying,
diagnosing, treating and monitoring disorders of the auditory and
vestibular system portions of the ear.
|Auditorium||Area of a theatre or concert hall where the audience sits. Also, a small
theater or concert hall.
|Australian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Australian food.|
|Austrian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Austrian food.|
|Authentic Japanese Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in serving authentic japanese cuisine.|
|Auto Auction||A car auction is a type of auction house that specifically sells cars.
Often these will be ex-fleet cars that were used by government or large
businesses on a temporary lease.
|Auto Body Parts Supplier||An establishment that supplies auto body parts and accessories to merchants.|
|Auto Body Shop||Establishment specialized in auto body work (e.g. removing dents)|
|Auto Broker||An individual who manages the process of buying a car on the behalf of a
|Auto Dent Removal Service||An establishment or individual who specialize in the repair and removal of
|Auto Electrical Service||Person or business that specializes in the maintenance or repair of
automotive electrical systems.
|Auto Glass Shop||Person or business that specializes in the installation, maintenance or
repair of automative glass (for example, windows and windshields).
|Auto Insurance Agency||Business that sells automotive insurance policies.|
|Auto Machine Shop||An establishment that specializes in installing and/or providing automotive
|Auto Parts Store||Retailer that sells automotive parts.|
|Auto Radiator Repair Service||Service which repairs car radiators.|
|Auto Repair Shop||Establishment specialized in automobile repairs (engine, brakes, etc.)|
|Auto Restoration Service||An establishment that returns old or damaged cars to its original state.|
|Auto Spring Shop||An establishment that repairs or sells and installs auto springs, also
called shock absorbers or suspension, which allow a car or other vehicle to
traverse bumpy terrain.
|Auto Sunroof Shop||An establishment that specializes in the installation, service and repair
of automobil sunroofs.
|Auto Tag Agency||An establishment that specializes in the processing, renewals, decals and
titles of auto or boat licences.
|Auto Tune Up Service||An establishment or individual who specializes in maximizes the performance
capabilities as well as general service to automobiles.
|Auto Upholsterer||An establishment who specializes in installation, repair and service of
|Auto Wrecker||person or establishment specialized in the demolition or dismantling of
|Automobile Storage Facility||undefined|
|Automotive||Any company providing services, parts or dealership related to
|Aviation||Businesses or infrastructure related to operating flying aircrafts.|
|Aviation Consultant||A person or business that specializes in providing consulting services
related to the design, development, production, operation, and use of
aircrafts. Services an aviation consultant may provide to a company include
air charter logistics, route, fleet and schedule analysis, operational and
payload analysis, operational control and performance tracking, cost
analysis and control, aircraft selection, location and ferrying, and
management consultation for start-up airlines worldwide.
|Awning Supplier||An awning is an extendable canopy made of canvas to shelter people or
things from rain or sun.
|BMW Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used BMW vehicles.|
|BMW Motorcycle Dealer||undefined|
|Baby Clothing Store||A store that specializes in clothing for babies.|
|Baby Store||Retailer that sells goods for babies (for example, baby clothes).|
|Badminton Court||Playing field for the game of badminton, with a net and right markings.|
|Bagel Shop||Bakery that specializes in baking and selling bagels, ring-shaped bread
originally from Eastern Europe.
|Bahá’í House of Worship||A place of worship for those of the Bahá’í Faith.|
|Bail Bonds Service||A service that pledges money as bail for the appearance of a person accused
|Bait Shop||A shop that sells bait and tackle which are used to lure fish while fishing.|
|Bakery||A workplace that specializes in making or selling baked goods (for example,
breads, cakes and pastries).
|Baking Supply Store||An establishment that specializes in selling baking supplies and equipment.|
|Ballet School||A dance school for all ages that specializes in the instruction of ballet
dancing, either classical ballet, jazz ballet, or modern ballet.
|Balloon Artist||A performer who uses balloons as a primary prop for entertainment.|
|Balloon Ride Tour Agency||A tour company that organizes trips in hot air balloons.|
|Balloon Store||A store that sells balloons and possibly other party goods, for use in
parties or promotions for example.
|Ballroom||A ballroom is a large room inside a building, the designated purpose of
which is holding large formal parties called balls. Traditionally, most
balls were held in private residences; many mansions contain one or more
|Ballroom Dance Instructor||Person or school specialized in teaching dances where two people are
partnered, for example waltz, tango, cha cha, etc.
|Bangladeshi Restaurant||A restaurant serving Bangladeshi food.|
|Bank||A financial institution that offers the facility of checking, saving,
and/or current accounts for the general public to deposit and withdraw
|Bank or ATM||Business or automatic banking machine where the public can access financial
|Banking and Finance||Business or organization that provides services related to management of
|Bankruptcy Attorney||A lawyer specialised in dealing with bankruptcy laws.|
|Bankruptcy Service||Person or organization that specializes in counseling for individuals and
businesses that are considering bankruptcy or other forms of debt relief.
|Banner Store||Store which sells custom-made banners and signs.|
|Banquet Hall||A function hall or banquet hall is a room or building for the purpose of
hosting a banquet.
|Baptist Church||A place of worship for Baptist, a group of Christian denominations that
believe in baptizing self-professed believers (as opposed to baptizing
|Bar||A business in part dedicated to serving alcoholic drinks to be consumed
|Bar & Grill||A place where alcoholic drinks and grilled food are served.|
|Bar Stool Supplier||undefined|
|Barbecue Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in food cooked over a gas or wood grill, typically
with a spicy (hot) taste.
|Barber Shop||Establishment that specializes in haircuts, shaving and other grooming
services for men.
|Barber Supply Store||An establishment that specializes in selling barber supplies and equipment.|
|Barn||An agricultural covered building used to house livestock, keep farming
equipment, and store crops.
|Barrister||A lawyer qualified to plead for a client in court.|
|Baseball||Business related to the baseball sport, by managing clubs, or providing
facilities or services to exercise the sport.
|Baseball Club||A team of professional baseball players.|
|Baseball Field||Area dedicated for playing baseball.|
|Basketball||Business related to the basketball sport, by managing clubs, or providing
facilities or services to exercise the sport.
|Basketball Club||A team of professional basketball players that can be professional or
|Basketball Court||Playing field for the game of Basket ball|
|Basketball Court Contractor||An establishment that specializes in constructing and/or repairing
|Basque Restaurant||A restaurant that prepares and serves food typical for the Basque country,
a region in northern Spain.
|Bathroom Remodeler||A person or establishment that installs and repairs bathroom equipment such
as baths, showers, toilets, tiles and accessories.
|Bathroom Supply Store||A shop that sells bathroom equipment such as baths, showers, toilets, tiles
|Batting Cage Center||Enclosed area (typically with netting) where a person can practice batting
techniques with a baseball bat, hitting a ball thrown by a machine.
|Battle Site||Area where a historical battle has been fought.|
|Bay||An ocean subdivision formed by a coastal indentation. Includes coves and
|Beach||The shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly.|
|Beach Entertainment Shop||A store that sells recreational items for the beach ie: balls, tubes, etc.|
|Beach Resort||Area that provides lodging and recreation activities for people to relax
and rest, located on a beach front, or close to a beach.
|Bead Store||A shop that sells beads for decorative use, as in jewelry or clothing.|
|Bead Wholesaler||An establishment that sells beads in large quantities to be retailed by
|Bearing Supplier||A shop that sells metal bearings which are used in industry to prevent
friction in moving parts.
|Beauty||Person or business that provides goods and/or services relating to grooming
or personal appearance.
|Beauty Salon||Establishment that specializes in non-surgical cosmetic treatments (for
example, nail care or hair removal) for men and women.
|Beauty School||School that specializes in teaching hairdressing, make-up and other
|Beauty Supply Store||Retailer that sells supplies, equipment and accessories for use in beauty
|Bed & Breakfast||Business that provides short-term lodging and breakfast for travelers in a
small establishment. This is different from a hotel in that a bed and
breakfast is often located in a private home or home-like facility where
rooms are rented on a per-night basis.
|Bed Shop||A retail shop that sells beds, mattresses, and other similar accessories.|
|Bedding Store||Store that specializes in making and/or selling linens and sheets used on
|Bedroom Furniture Store||A store that specializes in selling furniture for the bedroom, including
beds, dressers, wardrobes, armoires, etc. They do not necessarily sell
|Beer Distributor||A distributor that sells beer products to retailers/restaurants|
|Beer Store||A retail store that specializes in selling beer.|
|Belgian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Belgian food.|
|Berry Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Berry region of France.|
|Beverages||Businesses whose operations involve beverages, for selling, serving or
|Bicycle Rack||A device to which bicycles can be securely attached or locked.|
|Bicycle Rental Service||Service where people can pay to use a bicycle for a predetermined amount of
|Bicycle Repair Shop||Business that specializes in bicycle maintenance and repair.|
|Bicycle Route||A designated bicycle route, whose segments may consist of any combination
of bicycle paths, bicycle lanes, or city streets.
|Bicycle Store||Retailer that sells bicycles, bicycle parts and related accessories.|
|Bike Sharing Station||Pick-up and return location of bicycles rented through a bicycle-sharing or
bicycle-hire system. It is typically one or more bicycle racks or poles
with a computer system to pay for and unlock each bicycle.
|Billiards Supply Store||A shop that sells tables and equipment for the games of billiards and pool.|
|Bingo Hall||A place where people play a game by marking on a preprinted card the
numbers called by a host. These numbers are drawn randomly from a set of
|Biofeedback Therapist||A medical professional who trains patients to control physiological
processes such as muscle tension, blood pressure, or heart rate.
|Biotechnology Company||Biotechnology is technology based on biology, agriculture, food science,
and medicine. Modern use of the term refers to genetic engineering as well
as cell- and tissue culture technologies. A biotechnology company
undertakes research in these areas.
|Bird Control Service||An establishment that deters pest birds from landing, roosting and nesting.|
|Bird Shop||A retail store that sells pet birds.|
|Bird Watching Area||Area where people can watch migratory or local birds in their natural
|Birth Certificate Service||undefined|
|Birth Control Center||undefined|
|Bistro||A bistro is a place where food is sold to be eaten on premises, similar to
a restaurant but generally less expensive. A bistro is part of a larger
business, for example a pub. Food is in general traditional western cooking
such as braised meats and vegetables.
|Blacksmith||A blacksmith is a person who creates objects from iron or steel by forging
the metal; i.e., by using tools to hammer, bend, and cut. Blacksmiths
produce things like wrought iron gates, grills, railings, light fixtures,
furniture, sculpture, tools, agricultural implements, decorative and
religious items, cooking utensils, horseshoes and weapons.
|Blood Bank||Facility for storing blood or blood components, gathered as a result of
blood donation, stored and preserved for later use in blood transfusion.
|Blood Donation Center||A facility that withdraws blood from people who have volunteered to donate
it. The blood is treated and used for all kinds of medical procedures.
|Blood Testing Service||undefined|
|Blueprint Service||A technical drawing service of designs and layouts.|
|Blues Club||A lounge or bar with live performances of blues music.|
|Board of Education||undefined|
|Boarding House||A building where people typically rent one or more rooms for an extended
period of time and share common areas with others, such as a kitchen,
living room or washroom.
|Boat Builders||A person or company skilled in the construction or design of boats.|
|Boat Club||Boat club for rowing, motor boats, and general boating enthusiasts.|
|Boat Cover Supplier||A company that sells protective covers that are customized to particular
sizes and shapes of boats and are used when the boats are not in the water.
|Boat Dealer||An establishment that specializes in selling boats and boating accessories.|
|Boat Ramp||An area where a road continues down into a body of water so that boats on
trailers can be backed into the water and launched.
|Boat Rental Service||Business that rents boats to the public.|
|Boat Repair Shop||Establishment which repairs boats.|
|Boat Storage Facility||Place where boats are stored on land.|
|Boat Tour Agency||Service where people can pay to get on a boat and visit an area surrounding
the body of water, accessible only by water, or the body of water itself,
usually with commentary from a member of the crew.
|Boat Trailer Dealer||An establishment that sells trailers that are used to transport boats by
|Boating Instructor||A person or company that provides training in the theory and practice of
boating, which includes sailing and motor boats.
|Bocce Ball Court||A designated area upon which a ball sport belonging to the boules sports
family can be played.
|Body Arts||Businesses specialized in art made on, with, or consisting of, the human
body. The most common forms of body art are tattoos and body piercings.
|Body Piercing Shop||An establishment that will pierce parts of a person’s body (other than the
earlobes) for the purpose of adorning with jewels or other ornamentation.
|Bonsai Plant Supplier||undefined|
|Book Publisher||A book publishing company usually controls the advertising and marketing of
particular books and authors. In many companies, editing, proofreading,
layout, design and other aspects of the production process are done by
|Book Store||Retailer that sells books, magazines and/or other printed material.|
|Bookbinder||Person or place that binds books by attaching individual pages to a spine
and adding the front and back covers.
|Bookkeeping Service||Bookkeepers record financial transactions such as the sales, purhases,
income and payments made by a person or establishment. A bookkeeper is
different from an accountant because they only record transactions, they do
not report on them.
|Boot Repair Shop||An establishment that specializes in repairing boots.|
|Boot Store||An establishment that specializes in selling boots.|
|Border Crossing Station||Area where people must identify themselves (systematically or upon request)
before crossing into another country.
|Botanical Garden||Garden where plants and flowers have been arranged for a visual effect or
for an educational purpose. Section of the garden can be devoted to local
trees, plants and flowers or to those of other countries such as a Chinese
garden, an English garden, etc.
|Bottle & Can Redemption Center||A facility that processes the materials in discarded bottles and aluminium
cans for reuse.
|Bottled Water Supplier||A company that produces bottled water, typically sold in small plastic
bottles. The water may be taken from a natural spring (called springwater)
or may be filtered water from another source.
|Boutique||A boutique is a small shop that specializes in elite and fashionable items
such as clothing and jewelry.
|Boutique Hotel||Smaller, usually luxurious or quirky hotel.|
|Bowling Alley||Venue where the public can play bowling games.|
|Bowling Supply Shop||An establishment that specializes in selling bowling balls, shoes, and
|Box Lunch Supplier||A food establishment that sells a pre-determined combination of prepared
foods for lunch.
|Boxing Gym||Fitness center where people train in the art of boxing techniques,
individually or by practicing with a coach or an opponent.
|Brake Shop||An establishment that specialises in the repair or sale of brake and clutch
equipment in cars.
|Brasserie||A brasserie is a French restaurant with a relaxed, upscale setting, which
serves single dishes and other meals. A brasserie can be expected to have
professional service, printed menus, and, traditionally, white linen.
|Brazilian Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in Brazilian cuisine and food.|
|Breakfast Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving breakfasts or opened in the morning for
|Brewery||Establishment where beer and other malt-based beverage are made.|
|Brewing Supply Store||A shop that provides equipment and products required for brewing beer at
|Brewpub||An eating and drinking establishment, usually a restaurant, that
specializes in serving beers and which brews beer on the premises.
|Bridal Shop||Store that specializes in making and selling wedding dresses as well as
wedding-related clothing and accessories for the bridal party and groom.
|Bridge||An elevated structure that allows the crossing of a body of water (in the
strictest definition) or that allows someone to go from one point to
another by going over buildings, roads, tracks or land (strictly called
viaducts, overpasses, fly-overs, etc.)
|Bridge Club||A club that arranges games of bridge, a card game for two teams of two
|British Restaurant||A restaurant serving British food.|
|Broad Gauge Track||undefined|
|Brunch Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving meals combining breakfast and lunch
dishes, served individually or placed on a buffet, or opened in the morning
and early afternoon.
|Bubble Tea||A store which sells bubble tea.|
|Buddhist Temple||A place of worship for people who follow the religion or philosophy of
|Budget Hotel||Hotel with lower price and less amenities and services than other
|Buffet Restaurant||Restaurant where for a fixed price the food is placed on hot or cold
serving tables and stands for people to choose what they want and eat it at
|Buick Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Buick vehicles.|
|Builder||A tradesman who is skilled in various building techniques. May work alone
or in a team for housing construction or be employed by a construction
|Building||An enclosed structure that usually (but not always) has a roof, walls and
windows, e.g. a house, a factory or a gas station.
|Building Materials Store||An establishment that specializes in selling building materials, products,
or equipment that are used in construction.
|Building Materials Supplier||An establishment that sepcializes in supplying building materials.|
|Building Restoration Service||A person or establishment specialized in the restoration of buildings and
features, for example in repairing old or faded stone and plaster, or in
reproducing ornate features.
|Building Society||A financial institution, owned by its members, that offers mortgages for
real estate and sometimes other banking services.
|Built Up Area||Terrain that looks populated.|
|Bulgarian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Bulgarian food.|
|Burglar Alarm Store||A store that sells home security products such as burglar alarms and
|Burmese Restaurant||A restaurant serving Burmese food.|
|Burrito Restaurant||A Mexican restaurant that specializes in burritos.|
|Bus Charter||An establishment that leases out buses or buses with drivers for temporary
use. For example a bus might be chartered for a corporate outing, for a
school excursion, or for a social engagement such as a wedding.
|Bus Station||A major bus stop, one that serves as a transfer point between a large
number of routes.
|Bus Ticket Agency||An establishment that specializes in selling bus tickets to customers.|
|Bus Tour Agency||A tourism company that takes customers sight-seeing in a place of interest
via bus transportation (for a fee) and includes informative commentary from
an onboard guide.
|Business Center||An business center is a set of individual offices sublet from a larger
suite of offices. The executive suite proprietor rents entire floors (or
buildings) and leases the smaller office spaces or workstations to
businesses that don’t need, or can’t afford, large space.
|Business Development Service||undefined|
|Business District||A business district is an area of a city with a high concentration of
commercial activity. There can be more than one business district in a city.
|Business Management Consultant||Person or business that provides advice, expertise and services related to
|Business Park||A collection of office buildings where business is undertaken. Many
different companies have offices in the same general area, the business
park, which often has facilities such as food retailers and sporting
facilities and parking.
|Business School||A college or university faculty where business related skills are taught.
Examples of areas covered include accounting, administration,
organizational behavior, public relations, marketing, and human resources
|Business to Business Service||Any commercial transaction that is between businesses and which does not
involve a consumer or the government is a business to business transaction.
Examples are in the supply chains of providing goods, there may be
manufacturers and then wholesalers, each of which need to purchase goods
from other companies to undertake their functions.
|Butcher Shop||Business that sells pre-cut meat, or meat that is cut to order by a butcher.|
|CD Store||A retail shop that focuses on selling compact discs (CDs).|
|Cabin Rental Agency||An establishment that rents out smaller-sized, self-catering
accommodations, known as cabins, for temporary stays. Often located in more
|Cabinet Maker||Person or business that specializes in building household cabinets and
other storage furniture.
|Cabinet Store||Store that specializes in selling household cabinets for the storage of
kitchenware and personal items.
|Cable Car Station||undefined|
|Cable Company||An establishment that provides customers with cable television for a fee.
Their service includes the home installation using cable or satellite.
|Cadillac Dealer||Place that sells or leases new and/or used Cadillac vehicles.|
|Cafe||Business that sells coffee, tea and sometimes small meals for consumption
on the premises. Some cafes also sell alcoholic beverages.
|Cajun Restaurant||A restaurant serving Cajun food.|
|Cake Shop||A shop that specialises in selling cakes and other sweet baked products.
Different from a patisserie because its main focus us large cakes to be
taken away, while in a patisserie there are more small options to be eaten
|Californian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Californian food.|
|Call Center||An office set up to handle a large volume of requests by telephone,
especially for taking orders and providing customer service.
|Calvary Chapel Church||A church that is a member of the Calvary Chapel association of Christian
|Cambodian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Cambodian food.|
|Camera Repair Shop||A person or establishment that specializes in the repair of cameras
(digital, film, video)
|Camera Store||Store that specializes in selling camera and camera equipment.|
|Camp||A recreational facility where children are sent, frequently in the summer,
to participate in activities. Many camps offer overall outdoor activities
whereas others offer specific activities such as music, technology, etc.
|Camper Shell Supplier||undefined|
|Campground||Place where the public can camp outdoors, either in a tent or a vehicle,
and where outdoor activities like swimming or hiking are also often
|Campgrounds – Barbecue Pit||undefined|
|Campgrounds – Campfire Pit||undefined|
|Campgrounds – Cooking Area||undefined|
|Campgrounds – Litter Receptacle||undefined|
|Campgrounds – Locker Area||undefined|
|Campgrounds – Water Fountain||undefined|
|camping store||Store that sells camping equipment and accessories.|
|Canadian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Canadian food.|
|Cancer Treatment Center||A center or facility that specializes in the diagnosis, treatment or
support services for cancer patients and their families.
|Candle Store||A shop that specializes in selling candles and associated products such as
candle holders, decorations and often fragrant products such as soaps.
|Candy Store||Store that specializes in selling candies and confectioneries.|
|Cannery||A factory that cans food.|
|Canoe & Kayak Rental Service||A company that hires canoes and kayaks for people to use for a certain
amount of time. The customer can then enjoy using the watercraft without
needing to puchase them or store them.
|Canoe & Kayak Store||A shop that sells canoes and kayaks and related products. Canoes and kayaks
may be for use in rivers and streams or for the ocean.
|Canoe & Kayak Tour Agency||A tour agency that arranges trips where participants travel primarily in
canoes or kayaks. This may be a day trip or one in which participants stay
overnight in accommodation or by camping in tents. The fee will generally
cover both the rental of the equipment plus one or more guides who ensure
the enjoyment and safety of all.
|Cantabrian Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Cantabrian region of Spain.|
|Cantonese Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Chinese province of Canton.|
|Cape Verdean Restaurant||A restaurant serving Cape Verdean food.|
|Car Alarm Supplier||An establishment that sells car alarms and other anti-theft devices for
|Car Battery Store||An establishment that is specialized in selling and installing car
|Car Dealer||A business that sells new and/or used cars and non-commercial trucks to
|Car Detailing Service||Car detailing is the performance of an extremely thorough cleaning,
polishing and waxing of an automobile, both inside and out, to produce a
show-quality level of detail. Often offered alongside general car wash
services or may be mobile.
|Car Factory||A manufacturing facility in which automobiles are produced.|
|Car Inspection Station||Place that inspects the physical and mechanical components of a car as
mandated by law or by the regulations of an agency.
|Car Leasing Service||A retail establishment that contracts cars out for extended periods of time.|
|Car Racing Track||Refers to a track which is used for motorsports, in which cars or sometimes
other vehicles race against each other.
|Car Rental||Business that rents cars to the public. Legacy category–do not use.|
|Car Rental Agency||A business that rents cars on-site directly to consumers. This business
does not solely rent moving trucks and/or moving vans and/or passenger vans.
|Car Repair and Maintenance||Establishment that provides goods and/or services related to automotive
maintenance and repair.
|Car Service||A private-hire auto transportation service.|
|Car Sharing Location||Pick-up and return location of cars rented through a car-sharing system. Is
typically a parking lot.
|Car Stereo Store||A shop that specializes in selling car stereos and car audio equipment. May
sell other car electronics such as GPS and video equipment, and other
motoring accessories. Often will install the stereo or other equipment in
the car for a fee.
|Car Wash||Business that specializes in washing cars, either by hand or by an
|Cardiologist||Medical doctor who specializes in treating patients with heart and blood
vessel diseases and disorders.
|Care Services||This broad term encompasses such services as assisted living, adult day
care, long term care, nursing homes, hospice care, and home care. Also
refers to the Social Services field focused on enhancing the quality of
life or well being of an individual group.
|Caribbean Restaurant||A restaurant serving Caribbean food.|
|Carpenter||A skilled craftsperson who performs carpentry, also can be called a Joiner.
Carpenters work with wood to construct, install and maintain buildings,
furniture, and other objects.
|Carpet Cleaning Service||Cleaning service specialized in carpet (wall to wall or rug) cleaning.|
|Carpet Installer||A person or company specialized in the installation of carpets.|
|Carpet Store||Business that sells carpets and rugs.|
|Carriage Ride Service||A service in which a traditional horse drawn carriage can be hired with a
driver. Generally for pleasure and not for transport. Commonly for tourists
to get an interesting view of a city or for wedding parties.
|Casino||Venue for gambling activities, such as card games, dice games, table games,
sports betting, or slot machines.
|Castilian Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Spanish region of Castilia.|
|Castle||Fortified structure built for defensive purposes or to house residents,
military or administrative personnel, and/or a local ruler and their
family. Many are now considered historical tourist attractions.
|Catalonian Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Spanish region of Catalonia.|
|Caterer||Service that prepares predetermined meals or food and delivers it to a
given location for consumption by people.
|Catering||Business that prepares food for consumption at another location or at an
|Cathedral||Religious place of worship in the Christian faith that contains the seat of
the diocese bishop.
|Catholic Church||Religious place of worship in the Catholic faith.|
|Catholic School||An educational institution affiliated with the Catholic Church.|
|Cell Phone Store||Business that sells mobile phones, mobile phone accessories and related
|Cell Tower||A structure upon which antennas and electronic communications equipment are
placed to create a cellular network.
|Cemetery||Location that provides a place for burial for the deceased.|
|Central American Restaurant||A restaurant that specializes in the cuisine found in the countries of
Central America: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras,
Nicaragua, and Panama.
|Certified Public Accountant||Accountant who has received certification by a governing body to perform
|Chamber of Commerce||Association of business owners whose goal is to promote and support local
|Chanko Restaurant||A restaurant serving Chankonabe, a Japanese stew commonly eaten in vast
quantity by sumo wrestlers as part of a weight-gain diet.
|Charity||Organization that performs voluntary work and offers services of
philanthropic or social nature.
|Charter School||A tax-supported primary or secondary school that runs without most
educational regulations that apply to other schools in order to achieve
some goal – often through some kind of educational innovation. Some charter
schools specialise in certain fields e.g. arts, mathematics, or vocational
|Check Cashing Service||A service where checks (or cheques) can be exchanged for cash immediately.
Such services might charge a percentage commission.
|Cheese Shop||Store that specializes in selling artisanal cheese. The selection can
include domestic and imported cheese and is likely to include cheese made
from the milk of cows, goats, sheep, water buffalo, or a mixture of these.
|Cheesesteak Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in cheesesteaks, a type of sandwich served in
|Chemical Industry||The chemical industry is a branch of industry that deals with chemical
goods (e.g. plastics).
|Chemical Plant||An industrial process plant that manufactures chemicals, usually on a large
|Chesapeake Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Chesapeake region of the US.|
|Chevrolet Dealer||Place that sells or leases new and/or used Chevrolet vehicles.|
|Chicken Restaurant||A restaurant serving chicken dishes.|
|Chicken Wings Restaurant||Restaurant that specializes in serving chicken wings.|
|Child Care Agency||An establishment that helps match parents with professional care services
for their children. This agency can represent individual caregivers/sitters
or day care centers.
|Child Psychologist||A psychologist who specializes in treating behavioral, emotional and
psychological issues in children and young people.
|Children’s Amusement Center||A small amusement park, often entirely indoors, with entertainment for
young children. The entertainment options often include games and
|Children’s Clothing Store||Business that sells clothing for children.|
|Children’s Furniture Store||Store that specializes in selling children’s furniture.|
|Children’s Hospital||Specialized hospital that treats children and infants.|
|Children’s Museum||Children’s museums are institutions that provide exhibits and programs to
stimulate informal learning experiences for children. In contrast with
traditional museums that typically have a hands-off policy regarding
exhibits, children’s museums feature interactive exhibits that are designed
to be manipulated by children.
|Chilean Restaurant||A restaurant serving Chilean food.|
|Chimney Sweep||Venting systems for Heating Oil, natural gas, wood and pellet burning
appliances, including building furnaces and space heaters are maintained by
modern chimney sweeps. The standard chimney brush is still used, along with
more modern tools (such as vacuums, cameras and special chimney cleaning
|Chinaware Store||Store that specializes in selling chinaware (items in pottery or ceramic
usually found in the kitchen).
|Chinese Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in Chinese cuisine and food.|
|Chiropractor||Person or facility that provides chiropractic services.|
|Chocolate Shop||Store that specializes in selling chocolate and chocolate items.|
|Chophouse Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in steaks and chops.|
|Christian Book Store||undefined|
|Christian Church||A church where the religion of Christianity is practiced.|
|Christmas Store||A store that specializes in selling Christmas decorations and other
products related to the holiday such as gift wrapping. Often in the form of
a warehouse where goods are sold cheaply in large volume.
|Christmas Tree Farm||A farm where Christmas trees are grown and sold either wholesale or direct
to the public to be used as a decoration at Christmas time.
|Chrysler Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Chrysler vehicles.|
|Church||Place of worship for Christians.|
|Church Supply Store||An establishment that specializes in selling church supplies, such as
bibles and other religious items.
|Church of Christ||A place of worship for adherents of Church of Christ, a Christian
|Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints||A branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints|
|Church of the Nazarene||undefined|
|Cigar Shop||Store that specializes in selling cigars.|
|Circus||A traveling entertainment company that offers shows for audiences that
traditionally feature animals, acrobats, clowns and novelty performances,
typically for a fee.
|City / Town / Village||A relatively large and permanent settlement.|
|City Center||Area of town with a high concentration of businesses, offices and services.
Synonymous for downtown.
|City Clerk’s Office||An municipal government office responsible for recording the official
proceedings and vital statistics of the city.
|City Courthouse||A where judicial trials are conducted and houses administrative or clerical
|City Government Office||Office reserved for city officials and city services. Sometimes housed
within the city hall.
|City Tax Office||The city government office that collects the tax due to the city from its
|City or Town Hall||Facility used by a city or local government for administration and public
|Civic Center||A building or building complex, often publicly financed, with space for
conventions, sports events, theatrical entertainment, and other events.
|Civil Engineer||A civil engineer is a person who practices civil engineering the
application of planning, designing, constructing, maintaining, and
operating infrastructures while protecting the public and environmental
health, as well as improving existing infrastructures that have been
neglected. Originally, a civil engineer worked on public works projects and
was contrasted with the military engineer, who worked on armaments and
|Classified Ads Newspaper Publisher||undefined|
|Cleaners||A general term for services that involve cleaning all or part of
residential and/or commercial premises.
|Cleaning Service||Person or business that provides cleaning services for private residences
and commercial buildings.
|Cliff||A vertical or nearly vertical slope. Includes escarpments.|
|Clock Repair Service||A person or establishment specialised in the repair of clocks.|
|Clock Tower||A tall vertical structure with a clock mounted at the top (e.g. Big Ben in
|Clothing Alteration Service||Service to customize the length or shape of clothing, for example the
length of pants. Synonymous to tailor.
|Clothing Store||A business that sells apparel for casual wear, loungewear, sports,
workwear, or formal occasions directly to consumers.
|Coast Guard Station||undefined|
|Cocktail Bar||A drinking establishment that specializes in cocktails (alcoholic drinks
with interesting mixes of liquors and other ingredients).
|Coffee Shop||A place that sells coffee and usually tea, pastries, and sometimes small
meals. Some may sell alcohol.
|Coffee Store||Store that sells coffee beans and coffee related items.|
|Coin Dealer||A person or establishment who sells collectable coins.|
|Coin Operated Laundry Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Cold Storage Facility||A company that provides storage that is temperature controlled, generally
cold storage to keep food products fresh for producers or importers of food.
|Collectibles Store||A shop that sells items that are commonly collected and are considered
valuable for their rarity. Also often sell memorabilia, such as signed
posters or goods from sporting and music stars.
|College||A college is a type of post-secondary educational institution that usually
offers degrees below the bachelor’s level (e.g. community colleges, sixth
form colleges in the UK, etc.). In the US, college is often synonymous for
university, especially smaller universities and those that do not offer
postgraduate degrees (such as liberal arts colleges).
|Colombian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Colombian food.|
|Comedy Club||Club where stand-up comics and comedians perform by telling jokes.|
|Comic Book Store||Store specialized in comic books and related articles, including all its
local equivalents: manga, bandes dessines, manhwa, historietas, graphic
|Commercial Printer||Business that specializes in printing on various media (for example,
business cards, brochures, menus, books and newspapers). It may also
provide related services like typesetting and book-binding.
|Commercial Real Estate Agency||Agency that specializes in non-residential office building rental and
leasing used in a commercial setting.
|Commercial Real Estate Inspector||An establishment or individual who specializes in evaluating the condition
of commercial properties.
|Commercial Refrigerator Supplier||Refrigerators are required by companies that store and serve food and
beverages such as caterers, kitchens at restaurants and in food production.
|Community Center||Center where social and artistic activities are organized for the benefit
of a given community. When opened and maintained by cities, these centers
are often called civic centers. Unlike cultural centers, community centers
tend to blend cultural activities and social services.
|Community College||Community Colleges tend to provide relatively short courses often in
subjects that are for personal development or interest rather than purely
for employment, for example courses in painting or cooking just for
pleasure. They may also offer recognized courses in business etc.
|Company||A commercial business organization, owned by an association or people or
|Computer Consultant||Person or business that provides expertise, advice and services related to
computer hardware, software and networking.
|Computer Repair Service||Person or business that specializes in computer hardware maintenance and
|Computer Security Service||Service which provides protection of data and property from theft, damage,
and unauthorized access.
|Computer Service||Establishment that diagnoses and repairs malfunctioning computers.|
|Computer Software Store||An establishment that specializes in selling computer software.|
|Computer Store||Business that sells computers, computer parts, peripherals, software and
|Computer Support and Services||Service which provides assistance and training in using or installing
|Computer Training School||Educational institution teaching computer skills. Typically intended for
beginners who have not used computers or particular software extensively.
|Computers||Business that deals with computers, by selling, servicing or installing the
hardware, as well as providing training and related equipment.
|Concert Hall||Hall dedicated to concerts, symphonic orchestras, and other performances
(opera, dance, theater) in cases where no other dedicated venue is
|Concrete Contractor||Person or business that specializes in concrete construction.|
|Condominium Complex||A condominium complex is a collection of individual home units and common
areas along with the land upon which they sit. The home units are owned
|Condominium Rental Agency||Establishment that specializes in renting condominiums.|
|Conference Center||Venue for conferences, meetings and other group events, typically providing
equipment for audio/video communication and computer access. A conference
center is different from a convention center, which is usually larger and
may have arena seating and areas for trade exhibitions and fairs.
|Conference Hotel||Conference and resort hotels are hotels which often contain full-sized
luxury facilities with full-service accommodations and amenities. These
hotels may attract both business conferences and vacationing tourists and
offer more than a convenient place to stay.
|Conservative Synagogue||A place of worship for practicers of Conservative Judaism; the belief in in
the legitimacy of multiple interpretation of traditional Judeo concepts.
|Consignment Shop||A second-hand retail store where the shop agrees to sell clothing on behalf
of the owner. The distinctive feature about a consignment shop is that the
shop only pays the original owner when the item has been sold.
|Constituency||A district represented by one or more elected officials.|
|Construction Company||Establishment specialized in building construction, residential, commercial
|Construction Equipment Supplier||Any company that manufactures or sells equipment that is specially designed
for executing construction or excavation tasks, such as bulldozers.
|Consultant||A professional who provides advice in a particular area of expertise.|
|Contact Lenses Supplier||An establishment that specializes in supplying contact lenses.|
|Contemporary Louisiana Restaurant||A restaurant serving Creole heritage food with the modern influence of New
American cuisine from Louisiana.
|Continental Restaurant||A restaurant serving continental food.|
|Contractor||A person, establishment or corporation which provides goods or services to
another entity under terms specified in a contract
|Convenience Store||Small grocery store specializing in convenience items like packaged food
and drink, and smaller household goods. Some convenience stores may sell
alcohol, tobacco and lottery tickets as well.
|Convent||Religious building dedicated to female monastics or nuns.|
|Convention Center||Place dedicated for conventions and other large-scale events. Convention
centers are bigger in scale than conference centers and provide the
facilities for large fairs and demonstration shows (book fair, auto show,
nautical show, etc.)
|Convention Information Bureau||undefined|
|Cookie Shop||A shop that sells cookies (also known as biscuits in some places), which
are small sweet baked treats usually containing fat, flour, eggs and sugar.
|Cooperative||An organization that is both owned and run by its members. Profits/benefits
are shared among members. Examples of cooperatives include food cooperatives
|Copier Repair Service||An establishment that fixes copiers (also known as photocopiers or copy
|Coppersmith||A coppersmith, also known as a redsmith, is a person who makes artifacts
from copper. Examples of objects made by modern coppersmiths include
jewelry, sculptures, plates and cookware, jugs, vases, trays, frames, etc.
|Copy Shop||Business that provides photocopying, document printing and related services.|
|Corporate Campus||A complex of buildings and grounds that houses a company’s offices and
facilities. Corporate headquarters do not include a company’s retail shops.
|Corporate Office||A place where a company’s professional, administrative, sales, and other
business staff work. Corporate offices do not include a company’s retail
|Cosmetic Dentist||A dentist who specializes in the appearance of the patient’s teeth and, in
some countries, gums. Services can vary from teeth whitening, veneers,
dental bridges, bonding, etc.
|Cosmetics||Businesses selling or providing care substances used to enhance the
appearance or odor of the human body.
|Cosmetics Store||Business that sells makeup and beauty products.|
|Costa Rican Restaurant||A restaurant serving Costa Rican food.|
|Costume Rental Service||An establishment that temporarily rents out costumes for different
|Costume Store||Store specialized in selling costumes (for example a witch or a Spiderman
|Cottage||A form of lodging, usually with most services (electricity and running
water) located in a country setting. These differ from cabins that are
typically more rustic.
|Cotton Mill||A factory that fabricates cotton textiles using spinning, dying, and
|Council||A democratically elected form of government for small municipalities or
|Counselor||Professional guidance of the individual or organisation by providing advice
by collecting case history data and using various techniques like personal
interview or interest and aptitude tests.
|Countertop Store||A retail shop which sells various work surfaces (countertop), especially
for the kitchen.
|Country Club||A private recreational club where activities can include a swimming pool,
golf course, tennis courts, equestrian activities, etc.
|County Court||A local court of law that deals with and handles minor legal issues but not
|County Government Office||An office (including elected officials) that deals with the administration
of a particular county, handling decisions on the taxes, roads and other
public services in that area.
|Courier Service||A shipping service, similar to regular mail, but with expedited service
(e.g. UPS, DHL, Fedex, Purolator, etc.)
|Court Reporter||A person or business that specialises in transcribing formal proceedings in
court for an official record.
|Courthouse||Facility used by a government for housing judicial courts.|
|Coworking Space||A shared working environment, sometimes in an office space, where workers
can work with others that are often not employed by the same organization.
|Crab House||A restaurant serving crab dishes.|
|Craft Store||Store specialized in selling craft supplies (e.g. glue, pencils, paper,
yarn, cardboard, stencils, etc.)
|Crane Dealer||A company that sells cranes. Cranes are used for heavy lifting, typically
in construction but also when transporting heavy goods.
|Crane Rental Agency||A company that allows customers to hire crane equipment and possibly staff
to operate the crane/s.
|Crater||Depressions causes by impact, explosion, and sometimes sink-holes.|
|Credit Counseling Service||Service which advises clients on how to manage their debt.|
|Credit Reporting Agency||Credit reporting agencies keep information about people’s history of debt
to assist loan providers in making decisions. When you apply for a loan the
credit provider can take your credit history into account when deciding
whether to give you a loan.
|Credit Union||While similar to commercial banks in the financial services it provides
(checking, savings banks, loans, etc.), a credit union is owned and
controlled by its members. In order to use a credit union’s services, one
must become a member, usually for a small membership fee.
|Cremation Service||Service for the cremation of a dead body. Also called crematorium.|
|Creole Restaurant||A restaurant serving Creole food which originated in Louisiana blending
French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Native American, and African
influences based on classical European cuisine using local ingredients.
|Cricket Club||A sports club in which members play the game of cricket, a bat-and-ball
team sport very popular in Australia, England, the Indian sub-continent and
|Cricket Ground||A grass field with a pitch in the middle which serves as a venue for the
game of cricket.
|Crime Victim Service||An organisation that aims to help victims and witnesses of crime by raising
awareness of their needs and by delivering dedicated services to them.
|Criminal Justice Attorney||A criminal defense lawyer is a lawyer specializing in the defense of
individuals and companies charged with criminal conduct.
|Croatian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Croatian food.|
|Cruise Agency||Cruise Agencies run and mange cruise ships. A cruise ship or cruise liner
is a large passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage
itself and the ship’s amenities are part of the experience.
|Cruise Line Company||undefined|
|Crushed Stone Supplier||undefined|
|Crêperie||A restaurant serving crepes.|
|Cuban Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in Cuban cuisine and food.|
|Cultural Center||Center where cultural and artistic activities are organized for the benefit
of a given community. When opened and maintained by cities, these centers
are often called civic centers. Unlike community centers, cultural centers
tend to focus on cultural activities and not so much on social services.
|Culture||Person, organization or business that provides goods and/or services
related to the visual arts, performing arts or literature.
|Currency Exchange Service||An establishment that allows customers to exchange one currency for another
currency. Also referred to as a foreign exchange market and a bureau de
|Custom Home Builder||Constructs a one-of-a-kind home that is designed for a specific client and
for a particular location.
|Custom Label Printer||Provides custom labels and stickers for business or home use.|
|Custom T-shirt Store||A store that can provide t-shirts and sometimes other clothing items with a
design chosen by the client. Such custom t-shirts may be desired by
companies wanting to promote themselves, or by designers or individuals.
|Customs Broker||An individual or firm licensed by customs authorities to enter and clear
imported goods through customs. The broker represents the importer in
dealings with the customs authorities. Also refered to as customshouse
|Cutlery Store||A store that sells utensils: knives, spoons and forks for serving and
|Czech Restaurant||A restaurant serving Czech food.|
|DJ Service||A DJ (disc jockey) is an entertainer who plays recorded music for an
|DJ Supply Store||Retail shop selling tools and equipment for djs|
|DVD Store||A store specialized in selling DVDs.|
|Dairy Farm||A farm that produces milk products by breeding milk producing animals,
typically cows but also possibly goats and sheep. The milk may be processed
on-site or transported to a dairy factory for processing.
|Dairy Store||A store that specializes in selling dairy products.|
|Dairy Supplier||A wholesaler of dairy products such as milk, yoghurt and cheese.|
|Dam||Structure whose function is to contain or restrict a flow of water|
|Dance Company||A group of dancers and associated personnel who work together to perform
dances as a spectacle or entertainment for an audience. Also known as a
|Dance Hall||A large public hall or building where people pay to enter and dance.|
|Dance School||School that provides instruction for various types of dance.|
|Dance Store||An establishment that specilaizes in selling goods related to dancing, for
examples, shoes, apparel, etc.
|Danish Restaurant||A restaurant serving Danish food.|
|Dart Supply Store||A store that specializes in selling darts.|
|Data Recovery Service||Establishment specialized in salvaging data from damaged or failed storage
media (esp. hard drives)
|Dating Service||A specialized meeting system where the objective of the meeting, be it live
or phone or chat based, is to go on a live date with someone, with usually
|Day Care Center||Business or organization that provides daytime care for children.|
|Day Spa||An establishment which people visit for professionally administered
personal care treatments such as massages and facials. It is similar to a
beauty salon in that it is only visited for the duration of the treatment.
|Deaf Church||A place of worship with services specifically for the deaf.|
|Deaf Service||An organisation that provides services specifically for the deaf community,
for example sign language or captions or employment assistance.
|Decal Supplier||A decal is a design or picture produced in order to be transferred to
another surface either permanently or temporarily. Decals may be used to
adhere signs onto automobiles for example.
|Deck Builder||A person or establishment specialised in the construction of decks, also
called porches or balconies, which are extensions of flooring often made of
wood outside of a house. The deck may be covered or not and can vary
greatly in size and complexity.
|Deli||Shop selling prepared and ready-to-eat foods|
|Demolition Contractor||A person or establishment that undergoes a contract to tear down buildings
and other structures.
|Dental Clinic||Facility that provides dental care treatment (for example, dentistry or
|Dental Implants Periodontist||A doctor who specializes in dental implants, artificial tooth roots placed
in the jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge for those who have lost
|Dental Insurance Agency||An agency that provides insurance packages and plans covering dental
|Dental Laboratory||A dental laboratory makes and repairs dentures, crowns, bridges, and dental
implants. They do not work directly with patients but instead with dentists
who provide the relevant patient information.
|Dental School||An educational institution in which the techniques of dentistry are taught.|
|Dental Supply Store||An establishment that specializes in selling dental supplies and equipment.|
|Dentist||Medical professional who offers treatment for dental diseases and other
kinds of dental care.
|Denture Care Center||A medical facility in which dentures (false teeth) are maintained or
designed and fitted to patients.
|Department Store||Business selling a variety of brands where one can purchase an outfit and
some selection of home and personal items such as luggage, bedding or decor.
|Department of Motor Vehicles||Governmental office specialized in the licensing of individuals to drive,
and registering of vehicular ownership
|Department of Public Safety||A state or local government umbrella agency in the United States which
serves to assist the certain agencies in their services by providing
administrative, financial, and technical services and support for core
public safety functions. In other countries and states, an equivalent might
be known as the Ministry of the Interior or Department of Emergency
Services. The United States Department of Homeland Security is the federal
level department of public safety of the United States, which is
responsible for federal emergency services via Federal Emergency Management
|Department of Social Services||A government program that provides a broad range of services to the
elderly, people with disabilities, families, and individuals who need
assistance in maintaining or achieving their full potential for
self-direction, self-reliance and independent living.
|Department of Transportation||A government office or branch devoted to public transportation.|
|Dermatologist||Doctor who offers treatment for skin disease as well as other kinds of skin
|Desert||A barren area of land or desolate terrain, especially one with little water
|Designated Market Area||undefined|
|Desktop Publishing Service||An establishment or individual hired to assist in the production, layout
and design of printed materials using special software (promotional items,
book pages, signs etc.)
|Dessert Restaurant||A restaurant serving mainly desserts.|
|Dessert Shop||An establishment that specializes in preparing and serving desserts.|
|Diabetes Center||A medical institution concerned with diagnosis and treatment of diabetes
and related health issues.
|Diabetes Equipment Supplier||An establishment or manufacturer that specializes in selling diabetes
equipment to smaller retail stores and locations
|Diabetologist||A medical professional who focuses on diabetes care and/or research.|
|Diagnostic Center||A medical institution that collects and analyzes tissue samples for
|Diamond Buyer||A professional jeweler who selects and purchases diamonds, usually for
|Diamond Dealer||A person or establishment that specialises in buying and selling diamonds.|
|Diaper Service||A company that provides re-usable nappies for babies and infants, or that
cleans nappies. Re-usable nappies are cheaper and produce less waste than
|Diesel Engine Dealer||Engines which run on diesel fuel are common in trucks, boats and industrial
|Diesel Engine Repair Service||An establishment that specializes in providing repairs and other services
for diesel engines
|Diesel Fuel Supplier||undefined|
|Digital Printer||A commercial location which digitally prints images.|
|Dim Sum Restaurant||Chinese restaurant specialized in serving dim sum|
|Diner||Characteristically North American restaurant, made to resemble the dining
car of a train, serving typical American” fare”
|Dinner Theater||Entertainment combining a restaurant meal with the performance of a play|
|Disc Golf Course||A designated area in which a game of golf is played with a flying disc /
frisbee and baskets instead of a golf ball and holes.
|Disciples of Christ Church||A branch of The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), a mainline
Protestant Christian denomination in North America.
|Disco Club||An entertainment venue or club with recorded music played by Disc jockeys
through a PA system.
|Discount Store||A shop that sells a variety of goods at a low price. The stock may change
because only goods available at a low price are sold. Different from a
factory outlet store because it sells general goods, not a specific brand
|Discount Supermarket||A store that sells grocery items at a reduced rate.|
|Distribution Service||A service that shares items out to a number or recipients.|
|District Attorney||A public official who acts as prosecutor for the state or the federal
|District Government Office||The office of any department of or representative of the district
|District Justice||A judge who serves over a district court.|
|Dive Shop||A retail shop selling and/or renting equipment and accessories used when
scuba diving or snorkeling.
|Divorce Lawyer||A lawyer or law firm specialised in dealing with divorces and the issues
raised such as splitting assets and custody of children.
|Divorce Service||A service that assists in the legal separation of spouses.|
|Dock Builder||A professional or establishment that specializes in constructing docks.|
|Doctor||A person who specializes in general medical treatment and care, not
|Dodge Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Dodge vehicles.|
|Dog Breeder||Dog breeding is the practice of mating selected specimens with the intent
to maintain or produce specific qualities and characteristics.
|Dog Day Care Center||As the name suggests, this is a place where dogs are cared for during the
day, typically while the owner is working.
|Dog Park||A park for dogs to exercise and play off-leash in a controlled environment
under the supervision of their owners. These parks have varying features,
although they typically offer a 4′ to 6′ fence, separate double-gated entry
and exit points, adequate drainage, benches for humans, shade for hot days,
parking close to the site, water, tools to pick up and dispose of animal
waste in covered trash cans, and regular maintenance and cleaning of the
|Dog Sitter||Business that watches dogs in their owners’ absence.|
|Dog Trainer||Certified trainers that focus on improving dog behavior to provide a
happier, more peaceful dog.
|Dog Walker||A professional dog walker is a person or establishment hired to walk a dog,
which is generally required for the dog’s health, when the owner is unable
to do so, for example while working or away from home.
|Dojo Restaurant||A Japanese restaurant specializing in dojo, a freshwater fish, which is
traditionally cooked whole and served with sake or other liquor.
|Doll Restoration Service||An establishment that specializes in building and restoring dolls.|
|Doll Store||A store specializing in selling dolls.|
|Dollar Store||Retail establishment where most or all goods cost one dollar|
|Domestic Abuse Treatment Center||An organisation that provides support to victims of domestic violence. For
example counselling, legal support and shelter.
|Domestic Services||Businesses hired by private households for the performance of tasks such as
housecleaning, cooking, child care, gardening, and personal service.
|Dominican Restaurant||A restaurant serving Dominican food.|
|Donut Shop||A shop specializing in selling donuts and other pastries.|
|Door Supplier||A company that manufactures, sells or installs doors and door fittings. May
also supply windows, and may specialise in wood or aluminium for example.
|Down Home Cooking Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in comfort (often Southern) food.|
|Drafting Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Drafting Service||Technical drawing, also known as drafting, is the academic discipline of
creating standardized technical drawings by architects, interior designers,
drafters, design engineers, and related professionals. Standards and
conventions for layout, line thickness, text size, symbols, view
projections, descriptive geometry, dimensioning, and notation are used to
create drawings that are ideally interpreted in only one way.
|Drama School||An educational facility where students are taught the skills required to
act, and commonly to sing and dance also.
|Dress Store||A women’s clothing shop that specialises in dresses.|
|Dressmaker||Person who makes or mends clothing|
|Dried Flower Shop||An establishment that specializes in selling dried flowers.|
|Drilling Contractor||A contractor involved in drilling large holes into the ground on
construction sites to allow support structures for buildings, or on a
larger scale drilling for oil or other natural resources.
|Drinking Water||A small fountain at which an individual can drink potable water.|
|Drinking Water Fountain||Small fountain at which an individual can drink potable water|
|Drive-in Movie Theater||An entertainment venue where movies are shown to an audience that arrives
in a car and watches the movie from inside the car.
|Driver’s License Office||An office that assists individuals with driver’s license updates and
issues, ie: renewal, replacement, etc.
|Driveshaft Shop||A store that specializes in selling driveshafts, most frequently for
|Driving School||School that offers instruction for driving vehicles like cars or
|Drug Addiction Treatment Center||A facility focused on improving the health and treatment of those with drug
|Drug Store||A type of retail store centrally featuring a pharmacy. Drugstores sell not
only medicines, but also miscellaneous items such as candy, cosmetics,
cleaning supplies, magazines, and paperback books, as well as light
|Drug Testing Service||Drug and alcohol testing service, often used by workplaces, especially for
workers involved in safety critical work”.”
|Drum Store||A store specializing in selling drums and drum-related equipment|
|Dry Cleaner||Establishment specialized in cleaning clothes without the use of water|
|Dry Ice Supplier||A company that manufactures, distributes or sells dry ice. Dry ice is the
solid form of carbon dioxide. It is commonly used as a versatile cooling
agent and may be required for industrial, medical and commercial uses.
|Dry Wall Contractor||A tradesman or establishment that installs dry wall panels and/or plasters
the walls. Usuallly, they can repair walls and ceilings made of dry wall
and/or plaster. Also known as plasterer.
|Dry Wall Supply Store||An establishment that specializes in selling materials required for
constructing a dry wall.
|Dude Ranch||A type of ranch oriented towards visitors or tourism.|
|Dump Truck Dealer||undefined|
|Dump Truck Service||undefined|
|Dumpling Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in serving dumplings.|
|Dune||A ridge or hill of sand piled up by the wind.|
|Dutch Restaurant||A restaurant serving Dutch food.|
|Duty Free Store||Retail shops where goods are sold without applying taxes and duties.
Commonly, such shops are at points of exit from a country (such as an
|E-commerce Service||Electronic commerce is an industry in which the buying and selling of
products or services is conducted over electronic systems such as the
|Ear Piercing Service||A place that offers ear piercing, putting a hole through the earlobe so
that decorative earrings can be worn. Ear piercing is more common than
other types of piercing and is often done with a gun” that requires little
expertise, and so is offered in more places such as newsagents.”
|East African Restaurant||A restaurant serving East African food which includes the territories of
Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi,
Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Réunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia,
Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
|Eastern European Restaurant||A restaurant serving Eastern European. This includes the following
countries: Albania, Armentia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus,
Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia,
Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine. (from UNGEGN, see:
|Eastern Orthodox Church||A place of worship for practitioners of Eastern Orthodox Church, also known
as Orthodox Catholic Church, Orthodox Church, or Orthodoxy. The Eastern
Orthodox Church regards itself as the historical and organic continuation
of the original Church founded by Christ and His apostles.
|Eatery||A food establishment that serves casual food.|
|Eating Disorder Treatment Center||A facility in which people with eating disorders are cared for and receive
treatment, whether in the form of counseling or medicinally. Eating
disorders include anorexia and bulimia.
|Eclectic Restaurant||A restaurant whose cooking draws on the flavors and techniques from three
or more global cuisines.
|Economic Development Agency||undefined|
|Ecuadorian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Ecuadorian food.|
|Education||Person, organization or business that provides instruction or training on a
|Education and Culture||Person, organization or business that provides goods and/or services
related to education and culture.
|Educational Consultant||An educational consultant is an independent consultant who helps parents
and students with educational planning. Responsibilities and skills are
similar to a school counsellor, however an educational consultant is
|Educational Supply Store||A shop that sells resources for teachers and educational facilities
including a variety of school supplies and other lesson-enhancing materials.
|Educational Testing Service||A business that provides testing services for certification, licensure,
academic admissions, regulatory, and government testing.
|Egg Supplier||A farm that produces eggs, almost always from chickens, for human
consumption. In Australia free range” eggs are becoming more popular, as
these are certified to come from egg suppliers that provide certain levels
of freedom to their chickens. The alternative “cage” egg may be from a
“battery farm” in which chickens are kept in relatively small cages.”
|Egyptian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Egyptian food.|
|Elder Law Attorney||An attorney at law who specializes in issues regarding the elderly.|
|Electric Motor Repair Shop||A shop that provides repairs and services for electric motors.|
|Electric Motor Store||A store specializing in selling electric motors.|
|Electric Utility Company||Public utility responsible for distributing electricity to consumers
(residential or commercial)
|Electric Vehicle Charging Station||An element that supplies electric energy for recharging of plug-in electric
|Electrical Engineer||A person who specializes in the study and application of electricity.|
|Electrical Substation||A substation is a part of an electrical generation, transmission, and
distribution system, where voltage is transformed from high to low, or the
reverse, or many other important functions.
|Electrical Supply Store||Retail establishment specialized in the sale of electrical goods and
|Electrician||Person or business that specializes in maintenance and repair of electrical
wiring for private residences and commercial buildings.
|Electrolysis Hair Removal Service||A business that removes hair from a client’s body or face permanently
through electrolysis. The practitioner slides a solid hair-thin metal probe
into each hair follicle where electricity is delivered to the follicle,
which causes localized damage to the areas that generate hairs.
|Electronic Parts Supplier||An establishment that manufactures or sells parts that are required to make
electronic devices. Might be useful for industry or electricians for
|Electronics||Businesses dealing with electronic equipment intended for everyday use,
most often in entertainment, communications and office productivity.
|Electronics Manufacturer||Manufacturer of electronic goods (e.g. TVs, stereo, CD players)|
|Electronics Repair Shop||A shop that specializes in providing repairs and services for electronics|
|Electronics Store||Business that sells electronic devices, including computers, mobile phones,
digital cameras and related services and accessories.
|Electronics Vending Machine||A machine that sells electronic devices, including mobile phones, tablets,
digital cameras and related accessories.
|Elementary School||An institution where children receive the first stage of compulsory
education known as primary or elementary education, typically
|Elevator Service||An establishment that installs, operates and repairs lifts (elevators) in
|Embassy||Facility that houses a permanent diplomatic mission from one country to
|Embossing Service||Embossing refers to creating a 3D image onto leather or other suitable
materials by using heat and pressure.
|Embroidery Service||Embroidery is the art or handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials
with needle and thread or yarn. An embroidery service will typically apply
designs to clothing items for clients who have uniforms. They may have
their company logo embroidered onto the staff uniforms.
|Embroidery Shop||An embroidery shop sells goods related to the craft of embroidery,
including for example hand embroidery threads, ribbons, kits, patterns,
beads, fabrics, buttons and charms, and books.
|Emergency Call Booth||undefined|
|Emergency Care Physician||A doctor who specializes in providing care to patients who need immediate
|Emergency Dental Service||A dentist or dental surgery who is available at all times to assist with
urgent dental problems.
|Emergency Room||An establishment that handles emergency situations, both life-threatening
|Emergency Services||Person or facility that provides medical care or other assistance in the
case of an accident or emergency.
|Emergency Training||Educational service teaching skills used in emergency response, technical
rescues, medical response, or other such services.
|Emergency Training School||Educational service teaching skills used in emergency response, technical
rescues, medical response, or other such services.
|Emergency Veterinarian Service||A veterinarian service for urgent treatment of injured or ill domestic
animals available outside of normal business hours.
|Employment Agency||Organization specialized in helping individuals find employment|
|Employment Attorney||A lawyer specialized in dealing with labor laws.|
|Employment Center||Center offering services and resources to help individuals find employment|
|Endocrinologist||A medical professional who specializes in the treatment and treatment of
conditions affecting the endocrine system. The endocrine system consists of
several glands, all in different parts of the body, that secrete hormones
directly into the blood
|Endodontist||A specialist dentist who deals with the tooth pulp and the tissues
surrounding the root of a tooth. If the pulp has become diseased or
injured, endodontic treatment is required to save the tooth.
|Engine Rebuilding Service||A service that reconstructs engines for motor vehicles|
|Engineer||A professional practitioner who designs, builds, or maintains engines,
machines, or public works.
|Engineering Consultant||Person or business that provides advice, expertise and services related to
civil, mechanical, industrial and other types of engineering.
|English Language School||School that teaches proficiency in speaking and/or writing English.|
|English Restaurant||A restaurant that specializes in serving English cuisine.|
|Engraver||An establishment or person who specializes in engraving services.|
|Entertainer||A person or establishment that provides entertainment on-site or off-site.|
|Entertainment||Person, organization or business that provides entertainment to the public.|
|Entertainment Agency||An agency that specializes in promoting and providing entertainers for hire.|
|Entertainment and Recreation||Person, organization or business that provides entertainment or recreation
to the public.
|Envelope Supplier||A manufacturer, wholesaler, or distributor of envelopes which are used to
send goods in the post, typically documents or cards.
|Environmental Consultant||An individual or establishment that provides consulting services
specializing in the environmental field.
|Environmental Engineer||An engineer trained to use the principles of engineering, biology,
chemistry and soil science to develop solutions to environmental problems.
Environmental engineers are involved in efforts to improve recycling, waste
disposal, public health, and control of water and air pollution.
|Environmental Health Service||undefined|
|Environmental Program||Any organization that is primarily concerned with issues that affect the
wellbeing of the natural environment, for example, Greenpeace and WWF
(Worldwide Fund for Nature).
|Episcopal Church||A Christian place of worship that is a part of the Anglican Communion.|
|Equestrian Facility||An equestrian center is for horses, offering a combination of arenas for
horse riding and training, riding lessons or dressage training, polo, horse
stalls and/or adjustment, and vet facilities.
|Equipment Rental Agency||Establishment specialized in renting various types of equipment to
individuals and businesses
|Eritrean Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from Eritrea in East Africa.|
|Escort Service||Establishment offering paid accompaniment. May, but need not, involve sex
|Escrow Service||A neutral third party business that receives and disburses assets for
|Espresso Bar||A coffeehouse that specializes in preparing and serving espresso or
|Estate Appraiser||A professional who estimates the value or worth of someone’s belongings
(material possessions and land)
|Estate Liquidator||A professional who takes on possessions (commonly of a deceased) and turns
it into cash, whether through auctions and consignment shops or on-site
|Estate Planning Attorney||A lawyer specialized in dealing with estate laws.|
|Estuary||A place at the end of a river where fresh and salt water mix. Includes
tidal creeks and limans.
|Ethiopian Restaurant||Restaurant offering Ethiopian fare|
|Ethnic Restaurant||A food establishment serving cuisines other than the food native to the
|Ethnographic Museum||An institution that collects and displays artifacts from one or more ethnic
groups. Often, these artifacts reflect the everyday life of a distant time
|European Restaurant||A restaurant serving European food.|
|Evangelical Church||Christian church believing in the sole authority of the 4 gospels of the
|Event Management Company||Business doing the project management of the creation and development of
festivals, events and conferences.
|Event Planner||Person or business that specializes in planning and overseeing
professional, commercial or trade events (for example, conferences,
festivals and conventions).
|Event Ticket Seller||An individual or company selling tickets to events including musical
performances, theater, athletics and more.
|Event Venue||Venue for private and public events (for example, weddings, parties,
conferences and athletic events).
|Excavating Contractor||Establishment specialized in digging holes to be used in subsequent
|Executive Suite Rental Agency||An establishment that facilitates renting office space for temporary use.|
|Exercise Equipment Store||Retail establishment selling equipment used for exercise (e.g. stationary
bicycle, weights, etc.)
|Exhibit||An item that is on display, typically in a museum. Examples include pieces
of art, historic artifacts, or artifacts that deepen the scientific
understanding of the audience.
|Extended Stay Hotel||Hotel where customers usually stay for weeks or months rather than days.|
|Eye Care Center||Facility that provides treatment for eye diseases, as well as other
|Fabric Store||Retail establishment selling cloth and fabric|
|Fabric Wholesaler||An establishment that specializes in selling clothe and textiles to
|Facial Spa||An establishment that provides various facial skin treatments such as
exfoliation, masks, peels, massages, etc.
|Fairground||Are where a traveling fair/carnival sets up its rides and booths|
|Falafel Restaurant||A restaurant that specializes in falafels.|
|Family Counselor||Person or organization that provides counseling for families, typically
with all members of the family present.
|Family Law Attorney||A legal professional that deals with family-related cases and domestic
|Family Planning Center||Family planning centres provide advice, support and resources for people
who are experiencing or may experience issues with family planning such as
unwanted pregnancies, sexual and reproductive health.
|Family Practice Physician||A primary care doctor that provides health care services for all ages.|
|Family Restaurant||A family-friendly dining establishment with an atmosphere and menu suitable
for families with children.
|Family Service Center||undefined|
|Farm||Land and associated building dedicated to agriculture|
|Farm Equipment Repair Service||An establishment or individual who specializes agricultural machinery
repairs and services.
|Farm Equipment Supplier||An establishment that supplies agricultural machinery; tractors, tills,
planters and plows.
|Farmers’ Market||Outdoor market where farmers can sell goods directly to the public|
|Farmstay||Farmstays are a type of holiday accommodation where guests get to
experience rural or farming life by staying on a working farm and may share
in farming activities like shearing sheep or harvesting fruit, while also
enjoying an informal atmosphere.
|Fashion Accessories Store||Establishment for the retail sale of items secondary to a person’s
clothing, e.g.: handbags, scarves, hats, jewelry, watches
|Fast Food Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in serving fast food (hamburgers, fries, shakes,
|Fastener Supplier||A fastener is a hardware device that mechanically joins or affixes two or
more objects together. Examples are paper clips, rivets, nuts, bolts and
screws. Fasteners can also be used to close a container such as a bag, a
box, or an envelope.
|Fax Service||A service that offers sending or receiving documents – facsimile – via
|Federal Courthouse||A building housing the federal judiciary system.|
|Federal Credit Union||A member-owned financial cooperative that offers banking and credit
services. Credit unions operating under the label federal have opted to
organize themselves under federal credit union regulations instead of state
|Federal Government Office||The office of any department or representative of the federal government. A
federal system of government is one that divides the powers of government
between the national (federal) government and state and local governments.
|Federal Reserve Bank||undefined|
|Fence Contractor||A person or establishment specialized in constructing, installing or
repairing fences for homes, businesses, swimming pools, or for farmers.
|Fence Supply Store||A store specializing in selling fences and other supplies.|
|Fencing School||A school that provides training in fencing, the sport of fighting with
|Feng Shui Consultant||An ancient Chinese system of aesthetics believed to use the laws of both
Heaven and Earth to help one improve life by receiving positive qi. A feng
shui consultant can provide advice on the orientation of buildings and
other structures by reference to local features such as bodies of water or
|Ferry Boat Line||undefined|
|Ferry Service||Establishment operating a boat that transports people and vehicles across a
body of water on a regular schedule
|Fertility Clinic||Fertility clinics are staffed medical clinics that assist couples, and
sometimes individuals, who want to have children but for medical reasons
have been unable to achieve this goal via the natural course.
|Fertility Physician||A doctor that specializes in diagnosing and treating fertility difficulties.|
|Fertilizer Supplier||A company that produces or sells fertilizer, which is added to soil to
improve plant growth. May be used by farmers or for the garden.
|Festival||Festivals are large organized gatherings that have a central theme, such as
music or a particular style of music, food or wine, or a way of life.
Generally festivals go for one or a few days and many are held at regular
intervals, such as annually.
|Fiberglass Repair Service||An establishment or individual who provides fiberglass repairs and services.|
|Fiberglass Supplier||A company that manufactures, sells or repairs products made from fiberglass.|
|Filipino Restaurant||A restaurant serving Filipino food.|
|Financial Consultant||A consultant who provides specialist advice about finances such as managing
assets and investments.
|Financial Institution||An establishment that focuses on dealing with financial transactions, such
as investments, loans and deposits. Examples of financial institutions
include banks, credit unions, asset management firms, insurance companies
and pension funds among others.
|Financial Planner||Person or business that provides advise, expertise and services related to
investment and managing assets.
|Fine Dining Restaurant||Restaurant offering high-end fare, typically with exceptional service|
|Fingerprinting Service||Service which takes fingerprints for employment or legal purposes.|
|Finnish Restaurant||A restaurant serving Finnish food.|
|Fire Alarm Supplier||A company that manufactures or sells fire alarms, which are electronic
devices that sound a loud alarm when they detect the presence of a fire.
They may work by detecting heat or detecting smoke. Australia has laws
requiring fire alarms to be installed and so they are very common.
|Fire Damage Restoration Service||Establishments which provide restoration and re-construction of residential
and commercial properties or buildings damaged by fire
|Fire Department Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Fire Protection Consultant||An establishment or individual who gives expert advice on fire protection
|Fire Protection Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Fire Protection Service||undefined|
|Fire Protection System Supplier||A company that provides equipment and services that assist in protecting
people and property from fire. Examples are fire extinguishers, hoses,
alarms, fire doors and fireproof material.
|Fire Station||A location from which firefighters and firefighting equipment can be
mobilized in the event of a fire. Individuals do not need to pay a fee for
|Fireplace Store||A store specializing in selling fireplaces.|
|Fireworks Store||A store specializing in selling fireworks.|
|First Aid Station||A public first aid kit, station or point where first aid help can be
|Fish & Chips Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in serving fish and chips.|
|Fish Farm||Fish farming involves raising fish commercially in tanks or enclosures,
usually for food.
|Fishing||The activity of catching fish for either food or sport.|
|Fishing Charter||A service in which a boat is hired out either with or without a captain for
the purpose of fishing from it.
|Fishing Club||Fishing clubs or angling clubs are sports or social clubs in which people
|Fishing Pier||A long and narrow walkway that extends out over a body of water usually
made of wood on raised supports which serves as a good place for anglers to
|Fishing Store||Retail establishment selling goods and equipment for fishing (bait, rods,
|Flag Store||A retail store specializing in selling flags.|
|Flea Market||A type of bazaar, often outdoors, where inexpensive or secondhand goods are
sold or bartered for. This includes clothing, houseware, accessories, etc.
|Flight School||Provide training in how to pilot aircraft.|
|Floor Refinishing Service||A person or company that improves the appearance and quality of floors,
typically wooden, by stripping back the top surface and then refinishing it
by sanding, lacquering, polishing etc.
|Flooring Contractor||A person or establishment that installs or repairs flooring materials in a
house or other building. Examples of flooring include carpet, tiles,
hardwood, parquetry, polishes etc.
|Flooring Store||Retail establishment selling flooring materials (tiles, linoleum, hardwood,
|Floridian Restaurant||A restaurant serving traditional dishes from Florida.|
|Florist||Person or business that sells flowers and ornamental plants.|
|Flour Mill||A factory that grinds grain into flour.|
|Foam Rubber Supplier||A company that manufactures or sells products made from rubber or foam.
Such products are required by industry, in packaging, and on the retail
side for travel mattresses and cushion material and even for surfboard
|Fondue Restaurant||Fondue is a Swiss communal dish shared at the table in an earthenware pot
over a small burner. Diners use forks to dip bits of food (most often
bread) into the warm semi-liquid sauce (commonly a cheese mix).
|Food||Person, organization or business that provides goods and/or services
related to food and beverages.
|Food Bank||A food bank or foodbank is a non-profit, charitable organization that
distributes mostly donated food to a wide variety of agencies that in turn
feed the hungry.
|Food Broker||Food brokers negotiate sales for producers and manufacturers of food and
food products. Food brokers provide a service to both food producers and
buyers by selling to chain wholesalers, independent wholesalers, and retail
stores. Producers and manufacturers often find it less expensive to sell
through food brokers rather than directly because it saves the cost of
paying a sales staff to market their products.
|Food Court||An area with counters of multiple food vendors, providing a place for
self-serve dining. Typically found indoors inside shopping malls and
airports, but can also be a stand-alone development.
|Food Delivery||An establishment that provides delivery service of meals and food.|
|Food Products Supplier||Companies that produce wholesale food products for sale, generally in large
quantities in a factory.
|Food Store||Business that sells food items for preparation or consumption at another
|Food and Drink||Businesses whose operation involves handling, producing, selling or
services around food and/or drinks.
|Football Club||AFL stands for Australian Football League and the game is also called
Aussie Rules. An AFL Club refers both to one of the professional teams
(clubs) and to the entertainment complex that belongs to them, which is
frequented by supporters.
|Ford Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Ford vehicles.|
|Foreclosure Service||Businesses that provide foreclosure services, that is a legal process by
which a mortgagee, or other lien holder, usually a lender, obtains a
termination of a mortgagor’s equitable right of redemption, either by court
order or by operation of law after following a specific statutory procedure.
|Foreign Consulate||An office, often located in a major city, that is representing a foreign
country and deals with diplomatic tasks such as issuing visas
|Forestry Service||Forestry services are any services that relate to the management,
maintenance and use of forests. Can refer to the felling or protection of
native forests or tree plantations.
|Forklift Dealer||A forklift (also called a lift truck, a high/low, a stacker-truck, trailer
loader, side-loader, fork truck, tow-motor or a fork hoist) is a powered
industrial truck used to lift and transport materials. They are generally
smaller than a car and are used primarily for moving stock around in
|Formal Wear Store||A clothing shop that specializes in clothes that are intended for formal or
special occasions. For example, men’s suits and tuxedos and cocktail
dresses for women.
|Fortress||A building or construction designed for military defense.|
|Foster Care Service||Home-based care, which includes foster care, is provided to children who
are in need of care and protection. Children and young people are provided
with alternative accommodation while they are unable to live with their
|Foundation||A foundation (also a charitable foundation) is a legal categorization of
nonprofit organizations that will typically either donate funds and support
to other organizations, or provide the source of funding for its own
|Foundry||A foundry is a factory that produces metal castings from either ferrous or
non-ferrous alloys. Metals are turned into parts by melting them into a
liquid, pouring the metal in a mold, and removing the mold material or
casting after the metal has solidified as it cools.
|Fountain||An ornamental structure often made of stone that pumps water into the air.|
|Fountain Contractor||A person or establishment that undergoes a contract to build fountains.|
|Foursquare Church||A place of worship for adherents of the International Church of the
Foursquare Gospel, a Pentecostal Christian denomination.
|Free Clinic||A medical facility offering community healthcare on a free or very low-cost
basis in countries with marginal or no universal health care.
|Freight Forwarding Service||A third-party logistics person or establishment that organizes shipments
for companies. Forwarders contract with a carrier to move the goods. A
forwarder does not move the goods but acts as an expert in supply chain
management. Also known as forwarder or forwarding agent.
|French Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in the preparation of French cuisine|
|French Steakhouse Restaurant||A restaurant serving French cuisine with an emphasis on steaks.|
|Friends Church||A place of worship for a branch of the Quaker congregations.|
|Frozen Dessert Supplier||undefined|
|Frozen Yogurt Shop||A shop that sells frozen yogurt dessert usually in a variety of flavors.
Many shops are self-serve and include a bar of toppings to choose from.
|Fruit and Vegetable Store||A shop, stall or stand that sells only fruits and vegetables.|
|Fugu Restaurant||A Japanese restaurant specializing in fugu (aka puffer fish), usually
served as sashimi, nabe.
|Full Gospel Church||A place of worship for Pentecostal Christians. Many early Pentecostals
called their movement the Apostolic Faith or the Full Gospel.
|Function Room Facility||Indoor space where meetings and events can be held.|
|Funeral Home||Business that provides funeral services for the deceased.|
|Furnace Parts Supplier||undefined|
|Furnace Repair Service||Establishment specialized in the repair of furnaces|
|Furnace Store||A retail establishment that sells furnaces and incinerators, ovens, kilns
and related industrial equipment.
|Furnished Apartment Building||A building with flats or apartments already fitted with furniture.|
|Furniture Maker||Person or business that specializes in building furniture.|
|Furniture Rental Service||Establishment offering the rental of pieces of furniture|
|Furniture Repair Shop||An establishment specializing in furniture repair and services.|
|Furniture Store||Business that sells furniture and related home furnishings.|
|Furniture Wholesaler||An establishment that manufactures furniture or sells it in bulk to
|Futon Store||A retail establishment specialized in the sale of futon beds.|
|Futsal Court||A variant of football or soccer that is played on a smaller pitch and
|GMC Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used GMC vehicles.|
|GPS Supplier||A company that manufactures or sells GPS enabled equipment, such as may be
used for navigation while traveling by car or boat.
|Galician Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Spanish region of Galicia.|
|Gambling Instructor||A teacher who instructs on the rules, object and skills of the casino games.|
|Game Store||Retail establishment specialized in the sale of board and card-based games|
|Garage Builder||A contractor or establishment that constructs garages.|
|Garage Door Supplier||An establishment that manufactures or sells garage doors and associated
equipment. A garage is typically used to store cars securely or other goods.
|Garbage Collection Service||Business or government service that collects and removes garbage and other
waste from private residences and commercial buildings.
|Garbage Dump||Area of land (often municipally owned) where residential and commercial
waste are disposed of
|Garbage Dump Service||undefined|
|Garden||Piece of land where (typically) plants or flowers are cultivated. May also
serve artistic/meditative purposes, as with Zen gardens””
|Garden Center||A retail establishment that sells plants and other related products and
equipment for domestic gardens.
|Gardening Products and Services||Business whose operation involves plants or trees, or deal with equipment
to take care of plants or trees.
|Gas Company||Public utility responsible for distributing natural gas and propane to
consumers (residential or commercial)
|Gas Logs Supplier||undefined|
|Gas Station||A business where consumers can refuel their passenger or commercial motor
vehicle with gasoline from pumps for a fee. Gas stations can be self
service or full service and sell regular fuel and as well as diesel fuel.
|Gas and Automotive||Business that provides services related to automotive fueling, maintenance
|Gastroenterologist||A medical doctor specialized in the digestive system and its disorders.|
|Gastropub||A combination of bar and restaurant that serves high-end beer and food.|
|Gated Community||A residential area with several houses, apartments or condominiums whose
buildings and roads are enclosed by gates and often security personnel to
restrict the movement of traffic and people into and out of the area.
|Gay & Lesbian Organization||An organization that champions the interests and rights of people who
identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual. In Australia the acronym GBLT is
often used to refer to this part of the community, with the T referring to
|Gay Bar||A drinking establishment that caters to an exclusively or predominantly
lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender ( LGBT ) clientele; the term gay is
used as a broadly inclusive concept for LGBT and queer communities.
|Gazebo||A free-standing structure, often octagonal or rounded, found in gardens,
parks or other public area.
|Gazebo Builder||A contractor or establishment that specializes in the construction of
outdoor, pavilion structures known as gazebos.
|Genealogist||A researcher trained to trace a person’s ancestry.|
|General Contractor||Person or business that provides skilled labor of various kinds, often in
construction and related trades.
|General Practice Attorney||Lawyer not specialized in any particular branch of law|
|General Practitioner||A physician who sees patients of all ages and does not specialize in any
particular branch of medicine. The general practitioner serves as an
individual’s primary-care provider and access point to specialists and
|General Store||A rural or small town store that carries a broad selection of merchandise,
sometimes in a small space. It differs from a convenience store or corner
shop in that it will be the main shop for the community rather than a
convenient supplement. Also called village shop (UK), depanneur (Canada),
|Georgian Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the country of Georgia.|
|German Restaurant||Restaurant specializing in German cuisine|
|Ghost Town||An abandoned village, town or city, usually one which contains substantial
visible remains. A town often becomes a ghost town because the economic
activity that supported it has failed, or due to natural or human-caused
disasters such as floods, government actions, uncontrolled lawlessness,
war, or nuclear disasters. Some ghost towns are preserved as tourist
|Gift Basket Store||A retail shop specializing in selling baskets full of gifts, which are
typically delivered to the recipient at their home or workplace.
|Gift Shop||Business that sells souvenirs and other small items, often to tourists who
are seeking mementos or evidence that they have visited a certain location.
Items for sale typically include t-shirts, postcards, coffee mugs,
keychains and other trivial goods.
|Gift Wrap Store||A shop that specializes in selling decorative and/or festive wrapping
paper. Also sells ribbons and other items (decorative bags, decorative
boxes, etc.) for wrapping.
|Glacier||A large body of ice which flows under its own mass, usually downhill.|
|Glass & Mirror Shop||A store that sells glass products, typically windows, but also products
like mirrors and glass bricks.
|Glass Block Supplier||A company that sells glass blocks, also called glass bricks, for use in
construction. Glass bricks allow light to penetrate but obscure a clear
image and so are useful for privacy. They are also strong.
|Glass Blower||An artist who works with the medium of glass, forming it into various
shapes and colors.
|Glass Etching Service||undefined|
|Glass Repair Service||An establishment that repairs damaged or broken glass.|
|Gluten-Free Restaurant||A restaurant which serves food that has no gluten content.|
|Go-Kart Track||A closed track for go-kart racing.|
|Gold Dealer||A person or business that specializes in the purchase, sale or investment
|Goldsmith||A metalworker who specializes in working with gold and other precious
|Golf||Any business relating to the game of golf.|
|Golf Cart Dealer||undefined|
|Golf Club||An organization of members (golfers) who belong to a private golf facility
including a course and clubhouse.
|Golf Course||Landscaped area designed for playing golf.|
|Golf Course – Fairway||undefined|
|Golf Course – Golf Shop||undefined|
|Golf Course – Hole||undefined|
|Golf Course – Putting Green||undefined|
|Golf Course – Rough||undefined|
|Golf Course – Sand Bunker||undefined|
|Golf Course – Tee||undefined|
|Golf Course Builder||An establishment that is specialized in building, renovating or maintaining
|Golf Driving Range||Landscaped area designed for practicing long golf strokes and swings. It
can also be a recreational activity itself for amateur golfers or when
enough time for a full game is not available.
|Golf Instructor||A person who teaches people how to play golf or improves their game.|
|Golf Resort||A golf resort is a place that provides both facilities for playing golf (a
golf course) and accommodation along with entertainment.
|Golf Shop||Retail establishment selling golf clubs, balls, clothing and other golf
|Gospel Church||A place of worship that is a non-denominational Christ worshiping church.|
|Gourmet Grocery Store||A market that sells specialty food items (imported groceries, fine foods,
|Government||An office, military base, property or other location that is used by or
belongs to a central, regional or local government.
|Government Economic Program||undefined|
|Government Office||An office or other location that is used by or belongs to a central,
regional or local government.
|Graduate School||A school that awards advanced academic degrees (i.e. master’s and doctoral
degrees) with the general admissions requirement that students must have
earned a previous undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree. A distinction is
typically made between graduate schools and professional schools, which
offer specialized advanced degrees in professional fields such as medicine,
business, engineering, ministry or law. Many universities award graduate
degrees; a graduate school is not necessarily a separate institution. Also
referred to as postgraduate education.
|Graffiti Removal Service||A company that specializes in the removal of graffiti. Graffiti is words or
images that have been put onto a public space, generally with spray cans or
markers, without being authorized. Graffiti is considered a crime in much
of Australia and local government will hire companies to remove it by
painting over it or cleaning.
|Granite Supplier||Supplier of granite rock.|
|Graphic Designer||Person or business that specializes in visual communication using various
media (for example, illustration, print or web design).
|Greek Orthodox Church||A branch of the Greek Orthodox Church.|
|Greek Restaurant||Restaurant specializing in Greek fare|
|Greengrocer||A retail establishment selling fruit and vegetables.|
|Greenhouse||A company that manufactures or sells greenhouses and related equipment.
Greenhouses are enclosed spaces in which plants are grown. The enclosure
typically allows for extra warmth, and also can protect from pests or
provide appropriate humidity.
|Greeting Card Shop||A shop that specializes in greeting cards, which are small folded and
decorated pieces of cardboard that are sent in the post or given to other
people to commemorate such events as birthdays, marriages, or deaths.
|Grill Store||A shop that specializes in selling barbecues, which are devices for cooking
outside the house, typically in the yard. Stores that specialize in
barbecues often sell other goods that can be used in the yard such as
outdoor furniture, gas heaters etc.
|Grocery Delivery Service||A service in which groceries are delivered to the residence of a customer
after being purchased at the store or, more typically, over the internet.
|Grocery Store||A year-round (non-seasonal) business that sells produce, food, and
ingredients for the preparation of meals offsite.
|Grounds / Boundary||undefined|
|Guatemalan Restaurant||A restaurant serving Guatemalan food.|
|Guest House||Facility that offers lodging to travelers, but where the staff is not
always available. A guest could be attached to a hotel or motel and offers
more privacy, but less service. In some parts of the world, a guest house
is simply a term to designate a type of inexpensive accommodation.
|Guitar Instructor||Person who specifically teaches someone how to play the guitar.|
|Guitar Store||Store specialized in selling guitars.|
|Gun Club||Gun clubs are sports clubs in which members fire weapons such as pistols or
rifles for entertainment or as a competitive sport. They may shoot at clay
targets fired into the air or indoor targets.
|Gun Shop||Store specialized in selling firearms and related items.|
|Gurudwara||A place of worship for followers of Sikhism|
|Gutter Cleaning Service||A person or establishment that clears the gutter on a house or building.
The gutter is the narrow channel which collects and diverts rainwater shed
by the roof.
|Gym||Venue for athletic training and/or participating in sports.|
|Gymnastics Center||Facility dedicated to gymnastics, that is trampoline, bars, vault, floor
|Gyro Restaurant||A restaurant that specializes in gyros.|
|HIV Testing Center||undefined|
|HVAC Contractor||Person or business that specializes in the installation, maintenance or
repair of building air-conditioning and heating systems.
|Hair Care||Person or business that provides haircuts, hair styling and/or shaving.|
|Hair Removal Service||Person or business that provides services for removing facial or body hair.|
|Hair Replacement Service||A company that provides products or services intended to slow or reverse
hair loss, typically the loss of hair on the head in men suffering from
male pattern baldness.
|Hair Salon||Place where someone, man or woman, can get their hair cut and styled.|
|Hairdresser||A hair salon that provides services to both men and women.|
|Haitian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Haitian food.|
|Hall||A relatively large space enclosed by a roof and walls.|
|Ham Shop||A retail food store that specializes in ham. Ham is cured meat (usually
smoked and/or salted) from the upper part of a pig’s leg.
|Hamburger Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving hamburgers.|
|Hand Surgeon||A surgeon who specializes in surgical treatment of conditions and problems
that may take place in the hand or upper extremity (commonly from the tip
of the hand to the shoulder) including injury and infection.
|Handball Court||A walled court in which a handball, a game similar to squash but where the
ball is hit with the hand, is played.
|Handicapped Transportation Service||A taxi (cab) service that provides vehicles specially modified for use by
people with disabilities, for example those in a wheelchair.
|Handicraft Museum||A building that houses handmade decorative objects.|
|Handyman||A contractor who is skilled in many practical activities required around
the house, such as repair work and maintenance work, both interior and
exterior. Example jobs include light plumbing work, such as fixing a leaky
toilet, or light electric work, such as changing a light fixture.
|Hardware Store||Business that sells tools and other supplies for maintenance and repair of
a private residence or commercial building.
|Harley-Davidson Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Harley Davidson vehicles.|
|Hat Shop||A store that specializes in selling hats.|
|Haunted House||A house or building perceived as being inhabited by ghosts or other
disembodied spirits. Sometimes preserved as tourist attractions or created
specifically for entertainment (i.e. haunted house at amusement parks).
|Haute French Restaurant||An upscale restaurant serving the most elaborate form of French cuisine,
emphasizing exacting technique, high-end ingredients and elegant
|Hawaiian Goods Store||A store that specializes in selling arts, crafts, and other goods of
|Hawaiian Restaurant||A restaurant serving traditional Hawaiian food.|
|Head Start Center||Head Start is a federally funded program within the United States targeting
preschool children. Head Start Centers provide preschool education,
nutrition and medical services.
|Health||Person, organization or business that provides goods and/or services
related to physical health and wellbeing.
|Health Club||A health club or gym facility that contains exercise equipment, machines,
weights and sometimes group fitness classes and/ or personal training.
|Health Consultant||A professional who assists individuals in achieving and maintaining optimum
wellness by advising them about healthy diets and exercise, as well as
methods to cope with stress.
|Health Food Restaurant||A restaurant focusing on healthy food.|
|Health Food Store||A store that sells health food items for specific dietary needs: vegan,
organic, raw, etc. Health food stores may also sell local produce and
|Health Insurance Agency||Business that sells health insurance policies.|
|Health and Beauty||Person, organization or business that provides goods and services related
to physical health, wellbeing, grooming and personal appearance.
|Hearing Aid Repair Service||An establishment specializing in hearing aid repair and services.|
|Hearing Aid Store||A retail store that specializes in hearing aid products, supplies and
|Heating Contractor||Person or business that specializes in the installation, maintenance or
repair of building heating systems.
|Heating Equipment Supplier||A company that sells heating appliances (heaters) and systems.|
|Heating Oil Supplier||undefined|
|Helicopter Tour Agency||An establishment that flies and maintains helicopters.|
|Heliport||Area specifically dedicated to the taking off and landing of helicopters.|
|Helium Gas Supplier||undefined|
|Hematologist||A doctor who specializes in diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs|
|Herb Shop||A food products supplier or shop that specializes in herbs, which are
plants valued for their flavor or medicinal properties.
|Heritage Museum||A building which exhibits historical and cultural objects of ancestral
|High School||School that handles students that are usually between 12 and 18 years old,
between primary or elementary school and university. High schools can be
sub-divided into junior high school and senior high schools whereas other
high schools will be a separate entity where only grades after junior high
school are taught. Local practices should take precedence over this
description to suit the education system of each country.
|Higher Education||Higher education generally refers to any formal education that is
undertaken by students who have completed high school (secondary school),
such as at universities or colleges. Formal education implies an in depth
course of study that is undertaken over a substantial period of time.
|Hiking Area||Area set aside for hiking, usually found in parks.|
|Hindu Temple||A place of worship for Hindus.|
|Hispanic Church||A place of worship that provides Hispanic ministries for parishioners.|
|Historical Landmark||Monument, building, or structure erected in commemoration of a historical
event or a person of importance.
|Historical Place||An official location where pieces of political, military or social history
have been preserved; it can be any building, landscape, site or structure
that is of local, regional, or national significance.
|Historical Society||An association of people with a common interest in history, building
awareness about history, and preserving historical artifacts.
|History Museum||Museum dedicated to the preservation of cultural elements from the past
with a broader focus than just art.
|Hoagie Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in hoagies, a type of sandwich served in Southern
New Jersey and Northern Pennsylvania.
|Hobby Store||A shop that sells goods relating to common recreational hobbies such as
specialty magazines for model airplanes, train models, ship models, house
and building models. Some hobby shops may also sell dolls, and collectible
coins and stamps. A subtype of hobby store is a game store,which sells
board games and role playing games.
|Hockey||Business related to the hockey sport, by managing clubs, or providing
facilities or services to exercise the sport. This does not include ice
|Hockey Rink||An ice rink specifically designed for the sport of ice hockey.|
|Hockey Supply Store||A retail store that specializes in selling hockey supplies and accessories
(skates, sticks, pucks, etc.)
|Holiday Apartment||An apartment that is available for rent to tourists and travelers.|
|Holiday Park||A British term for touriste campsite facilties found in Europe.|
|Holistic Medicine Practitioner||An alternative medicine practioner who specializes in the holistic
treatment of the mind and body.
|Home Audio Store||A retail shop selling audio equipment such as speakers, stereo systems,
headphones, turntables, etc.
|Home Builder||Business that specializes in the construction of private residences.|
|Home Goods Store||Business that sells furnishings, decorative items, appliances and related
goods for the home.
|Home Health Care Service||Person or business that provides medical and related services at the home
of the patient. These services can include skilled nursing, physical
therapy and other types of care.
|Home Improvement Store||Large store where one can find building materials, hardware and home
decorating elements, such as paint, wallpaper, lamps, fixtures, etc. These
are sometimes called home centers.
|Home Inspector||A professional who has training and certification in the examination of the
condition of a home and its plumbing, electrical and architectural
|Home Insurance Agency||Organization that specializes in providing home insurance, for renters and
owners to insure the property itself and what they own.
|Home Theater Store||Store which sells home theater equipment such as projectors, chairs, and
video or audio equipment.
|Home and Construction||Person or business that provides goods and/or services related to building
|Homeless Service||A service, generally a charity, that cares for homeless and destitute
people. They may provide free or cheap meals, counselling and
rehabilitation, or clothing or accommodation.
|Homeless Shelter||Building specially equipped to accommodate temporarily homeless people and
provide the basic necessities: beds, washroom facilities and a meal area.
Some homeless shelters are run by non-profit organizations while others are
associated with religious organizations or the government.
|Homeopath||Also spelled homoeopathy. A form of alternative medicine that attempts to
treat patients with heavily diluted preparations which are claimed to cause
effects similar to the symptoms presented.
|Honda Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Honda vehicles.|
|Honduran Restaurant||A restaurant serving Honduran food.|
|Honey Farm||A honey producer may also be called an apiarist. Honey is produced by bees
|Hookah Bar||An establishment where patrons share shisha (flavored tobacco ) from a
communal hookah or nargile which is placed at each table.
|Horse Boarding Stable||A facility where horses are sheltered and taken care of for a fee.|
|Horse Breeder||Deliberate breeding of certain horses is common because certain traits are
highly prized, not least of which horses which perform well in professional
|Horse Rental Service||Service where people can pay to ride a horse for a predetermined amount of
time, usually in an enclosed area.
|Horse Riding||Businesses and places related to riding horses.|
|Horse Riding School||A facility teaching horse riding techniques and equestrian maneuvers. This
broad description includes both use of horses for practical, working
purposes as well as recreational activities and competitive sports.
|Horse Trailer Dealer||An establishment or individual who specialize in trailers designed to
|Horse Trainer||In horse racing, a trainer is responsible for preparing a horse for races.
As such, he or she takes responsibility for exercising it, getting it
race-ready and determining which races it should enter.
|Horseback Riding Service||An establishment which specializes in offering horseback riding, a
recreational activity in which people ride horses for pleasure.
|Hose Supplier||A company that manufactures or sells hoses for use in industry or in
plumbing for example.
|Hospice||A hospice provides palliative care to patients who are dying and unable to
receive further beneficial medical treatement.
|Hospital||Facility that provides general and specialized medical care for patients on
both an in-patient (overnight) and out-patient basis.
|Hostel||Type of affordable accommodation where the traveler rents a bed, usually in
a dormitory, and shares the facilities with other travelers. Some hostels
provide private rooms, at a higher cost.
|Hot Dog Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in hot dogs.|
|Hot Dog Stand||undefined|
|Hot Tub Repair Service||An establishment that specializes in hot tub repair and services.|
|Hot Tub Store||An establishment that specializes in selling and/or repairing hot tubs,
also known as jacuzzis or whirlpools.
|Hotel||A hotel that offers a luxury setting, providing a high level of comforts,
personalized service and amenities.
|House Cleaning Service||Cleaning service provided to home owners where someone comes to the house
to dust and clean the furniture, carpets, blinds, the kitchen, etc.
|House Sitter||A person who lives in and cares for a house while the regular occupant is
away (usually without an exchange of money). A house sitter might be asked
to take care of pets and the plants as well as helping decrease the
likelihood of burglary.
|Housing Authority||A governmental body that governs some aspect of the territory’s housing,
often providing low rent or free apartments to qualified residents.
|Housing Development||An housing development is a group of similarly styled buildings built as a
part of single construction project. In some parts of the world, they might
have their own official or local name.
|Hub Cap Supplier||An establishment that specializes in selling hub caps to smaller retail
|Human Resource Consulting||A management consulting company that addresses tasks and decisions
pertaining to another company’s management of its workforce.
|Human Resources||Establishment that helps other businesses or individuals in finding jobs,
or support to integrate an existing workforce.
|Hunan Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Hunan province of China.|
|Hungarian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Hungarian food.|
|Hunting Area||Dedicated area where people are allowed to hunt animals.|
|Hunting Club||Hunting is the practice of pursuing living animals (usually wildlife) for
food, recreation, or trade. In present-day use, the term refers to lawful
hunting, as distinguished from poaching, which is the killing, trapping or
capture of the hunted species contrary to applicable law.
|Hydraulic Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Hydraulic Repair Service||Establishment that specializes in hydraulic repair and services.|
|Hydroelectric Power Plant||undefined|
|Hydroponics Equipment Supplier||A company that sells equipment and products required to grow plants
hydroponically. This growing method involves dissolving nutrients into
water for the plant roots rather than planting them in soil.
|Hypermarket||A retail location combining a supermarket and a department store. The
result is an expansive retail facility carrying a wide range of products
under one roof, including full groceries lines and general merchandise.
|Hypnotherapy Service||A therapist or clinic that practices hypnotherapy. Hypnotherapy uses
hypnosis to create unconscious change in the patient in the form of new
responses, thoughts, attitudes, behaviors or feelings
|Hyundai Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Hyundai vehicles.|
|Ice||Terrain covered with ice.|
|Ice Cream Shop||Business that sells ice cream and/or related products like frozen yogurt
|Ice Skating Club||undefined|
|Ice Skating Instructor||undefined|
|Ice Skating Rink||Area where frozen water is treated to be smooth enough for people to skate
on. Outdoor rinks are normally only opened during winter. Indoor skating
rinks are usually called arenas and most of them are opened year-round.
|Ice Supplier||Ice is usually supplied as cubes and is required by the food and
hospitality industries amongst others. It is also often sold in smaller
quantities as party ice” for private parties.”
|Icelandic Restaurant||A restaurant serving Icelandic food.|
|Imax Theater||A theater that displays motion pictures using the film format and set of
cinema projection standards created by the Canadian company IMAX
|Immigration & Naturalization Service||A government office that oversees lawful immigration into a country.|
|Immigration Attorney||A lawyer specialised in dealing with immigration laws.|
|Importer||A company that imports goods or identifies goods to be imported from
|Indian Grocery Store||Grocery store specialized in selling Indian produce, foods, and goods.|
|Indian Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Indian cuisine and food.|
|Indonesian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Indonesian food.|
|Indoor Golf Course||A golf course located indoors.|
|Indoor Lodging||A place of temporary lodging for use by travelers. Indoor lodging must have
either private rooms and/or rooms shared with other travelers who are
|Indoor Swimming Pool||A swimming pool located indoors.|
|Industrial Area||An area of land developed as a site for factories and other industrial
|Industrial Building||A building where things are produced or stored for production. Typically,
but not necessarily, a large structure outside the city center.
|Industrial Equipment Supplier||An establishment that manufactures, sells and distributes tools and
equipment used in industrial work. ie: machinery, etc.
|Industrial Gas Supplier||undefined|
|Industrial Vacuum Equipment Supplier||A company that sells vacuuming equipment that is suitable for commercial
use, for example in cleaning large or difficult areas.
|Infectious Disease Physician||A doctor who specializes in the diagnoses and treatment of infectious
|Infiniti Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Infiniti vehicles.|
|Inn||Type of smaller hotel, usually paired with a restaurant, where the traveler
can get a room, food and drink.
|Instruction||Institutions and companies at which students acquire knowledge and skills
in a specialized field.
|Insulation Contractor||A person or establishment that installs insulation into buildings.|
|Insurance||Person or business that provides services related to insurance.|
|Insurance Agency||Business that sells insurance policies.|
|Insurance Attorney||A lawyer specialised in dealing with insurance laws.|
|Insurance Company||An establishment that specializes in selling insurance.|
|Interior Decoration||Businesses that provide services or supply tools and materials used for the
decoration of the interior of a building or room, especially with regard to
color combination and artistic effect.
|Interior Designer||Person or business that specializes in the design and decoration of
interiors for private residences and commercial buildings.
|Interior Plant Service||A business that specializes in design, care and service for indoors.
Services can range from helping choose and care for potted plants in
offices or creating a landscaped environment inside a building.
|International Airport||An airport that handles flights to and from multiple other countries. The
international flights can be in addition to domestic flights.
|International Trade Consultant||People or companies that provide expert advice to importers and exporters.|
|Internet Cafe||Business that provides a place and equipment that allows paying customers
to access the Internet.
|Internet Marketing Service||An establishment or service that specializes in online advertising and
assists a brand or product in communicating their marketing message to
consumers via the internet.
|Internet Service Provider||Business that provides Internet access to individuals and businesses.|
|Internist||Health care professional specialized in internal medicine.|
|Investment Bank||An establishment that helps individuals, corporations, and governments
raise capital, advises them on mergers and acquisitions, and provides other
related services. Investment banks do not accept deposits from the public.
|Investment Service||Any type of business which helps clients buy or sell financial securities.|
|Invitation Printing Service||An establishment that specializes in printing custom invitations and cards.|
|Irish Goods Store||A retail store that specilizes in products and goods of Ireland.|
|Irish Pub||Drinking establishment specialized in serving Irish beers and provide some
form of (usually Irish or Celtic but not always) entertainment to patrons.
|Irish Restaurant||A restaurant serving Irish food.|
|Irrigation||Man-made (and sometimes natural) channels used to move water.|
|Irrigation Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Island||A contiguous area of land, smaller than a continent, totally surrounded by
|Israeli Restaurant||A restaurant serving Israeli food.|
|Isuzu Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Isuzu vehicles.|
|Italian Grocery Store||A grocery store that specializes in imported Italian foods, goods and
|Italian Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Italian cuisine and food.|
|Izakaya Restaurant||An izakaya is a type of Japanese drinking establishment which also serves
food to accompany the drinks.
|JR Railways Track||undefined|
|Jaguar Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Jaguar vehicles.|
|Jain Temple||A place of worship for followers of Jainism|
|Jamaican Restaurant||A restaurant serving Jamaican food.|
|Janitorial Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Janitorial Service||An establishment that provides janitorial services for commercial,
educational or event buildings.
|Japanese Confectionary Shop||A retail shop selling Japanese-style sweets known as wagashi — such as
mochi, manju, anmitsu, etc.
|Japanese Curry Restaurant||A restaurant that specializes in Japanese curry.|
|Japanese Grocery Store||Grocery store specialized in selling Japanese produce, foods, and goods.|
|Japanese Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Japanese cuisine and food.|
|Japanese Steakhouse||A steakhouse that specializes in preparing and serving Japanese food.|
|Jazz Club||A nightclub where people can drink alcoholic beverages and listen to live
|Jeep Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Jeep vehicles.|
|Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall||A place of worship for Jehovah’s Witnessess, a Christian denomination that
believe their religion is a restoration of first-century Christianity.
|Jeweler||A person or establishment that makes and/or sells jewelry.|
|Jewelry Appraiser||An establishment or individual who specializes in evaluating and
determining the cost of jewelry.
|Jewelry Buyer||person or establishment that selects and purchases jewelry items, sometimes
for the purpose of resale.
|Jewelry Designer||Person that specializes in making, from design to finish, jewelry.|
|Jewelry Engraver||An individual or establishment that specializes in engraving jewelry.|
|Jewelry Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Jewelry Repair Service||An establishment specializing in jewelry repair and services.|
|Jewelry Store||Business that sells jewelry, precious metals, gems and related items.|
|Jewish Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Jewish culture.|
|Judo School||A school of or venue for practicing the Japanese form of martial arts
|Juice Shop||A shop where fruit juices and smoothies are prepared, generally made fresh
when ordered. Smoothies are similar to milkshakes but generally contain
more varied ingredients and less sugar, such as fruit juices, yoghurt, and
sometimes muesli or malt.
|Jujitsu School||A school of or venue for practicing the Japanese form of martial arts
called Jiu Jitsu (sometimes called Jujutsu)
|Junkyard||Area where old vehicles are brought and dismantled in order to recycle
their parts or reuse them.
|Justice of the Peace||A justice of the peace in Australia is typically someone of good stature in
the community who is authorised to witness and sign statutory declarations
and affidavits and to certify copies of original documents. Criteria for
appointment vary widely, depending on the state.
|Juvenile Detention Center||A secure facility for young people who have committed crimes or are
awaiting court hearings and/or placement in long-term care facilities and
programs and who are too young to be sent to adult gaols or prisons.
Juveniles are held in detention centers to ensure appearance in court and
to protect public safety if less restrictive alternatives are not available
|Kaiseki Restaurant||A restaurant serving traditional kaiseki, a multi-course Japanese meal.|
|Karaoke||A business where people can sing the lyrics of a song of their choice. In
some places, the singer performs in front of a large crowd, and in others,
private rooms are available for small groups and offer more privacy.
|Karaoke Bar||Bar where people can go to drink and sing the lyrics of a song of their
choice. In some bar, the singer signs in front of the whole crowd, and in
others, private cabins are available for small groups and offer more
|Karate School||A school or venue for practicing the Japanese form of martial arts called
|Kawasaki Motorcycle Dealer||undefined|
|Kazakhstani Restaurant||A restaurant serving Kazakhstani food.|
|Kennel||Place where dogs are sheltered and provided for.|
|Key Duplication Service||Business that cuts (duplicates) a key identical to the provided original.
Can be stand-alone business or part of another business (locksmith,
hardware store, etc.).
|Kia Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Kia vehicles.|
|Kickboxing School||A school of or venue for practicing kickboxing.|
|Kindergarten||School level that handles students that are usually between 3 and 6 years
old. Kindergarten is usually the first level of formal education, and is
usually integrated to primary or elementary schools.
|Kitchen Furniture Store||Store that specializes in selling kitchen furniture.|
|Kitchen Remodeler||Establishment that specializes in remodeling kitchens.|
|Kitchen Supply Store||Store that specializes in selling kitchen utensils and accessories,
including pots and pans.
|Kite Shop||A shop that specialises in selling kites, which are toys that catch the
wind and are flown while tethered to the hands with rope.
|Knit Shop||A shop that sells items related to recreational knitting, such as yarn,
knitting patterns and needles.
|Korean Barbecue Restaurant||A restaurant serving Korean barbequed food.|
|Korean Church||A place of worship for the Korean community|
|Korean Grocery Store||A retail food store selling predominantly unprepared food items from Korea.|
|Korean Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Korean cuisine and food.|
|Kosher Grocery Store||A retail food store selling unprepared food items that conform to the
regulations of kashrut (Jewish dietary law).
|Kosher Restaurant||A restaurant serving Kosher food.|
|Kung Fu School||A school of or venue for practicing the Chinese forms of martial arts
collectively called Kung Fu.
|Kushiyaki Restaurant||A Japanese restaurant that specializes in skewered grilled meat.|
|LASIK Surgeon||A medical professional who performs lasik surgery. During lasik surgery,
corneal tissue is removed from the eye with a special laser in order to
change the eye’s ability to focus.
|Labor Relations Attorney||A lawyer who specializes in labor laws. A labor relations attorney
represents either the employer or employee and mediates between the two
|Labor Union||An organization of workers who negotiates collectively to achieve common
goals such as protecting the integrity of its trade, achieving higher pay,
increasing the number of employees an employer hires, and better working
conditions. Also referred to as trade unions or amalgamation.
|Laboratory Equipment Supplier||A company that manufactures or sells equipment that is required by
|Lake||An inland body of standing water.|
|Laminating Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Lamination Service||An establishment specializing in providing lamination.|
|Lamp Repair Service||An establishment specializing in lamp repair and services.|
|Lamp Shade Supplier||undefined|
|Land Mass||A large continuous area of land, either surrounded by sea or contiguous
with another landmass.
|Land Rover Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Land Rover vehicles.|
|Land Surveyor||A professional who performs a variety of measurements dealing with earth
(ground), air and water surfaces. The purpose is to establish boundaries to
satisfy ownership and provide concrete research for legal documents. A land
surveyor will also perform research to discover any previously recorded
boundaries and compare them with their own physical measurements.
|Landmark||An object or other notable feature in a landscape or inhabited area that
allows someone to establish their location.
|Landscape Architect||A professional involved in the planning, design and sometimes direction of
a landscape, garden, or distinct space.
|Landscape Designer||Specialist in landscape design, that is deciding where to plant trees,
plants, and flowers or where to place elements such as ponds, lakes, etc.
to get a specific effect.
|Landscape Lighting Designer||A business or professional that specializes in the structure and artistic
layout of lighting on landscapes.
|Landscaper||Person or business that specializes in planting and maintaining outdoor
landscapes and their elements, including trees, plants and flowers.
|Landscaping Supply Store||A shop selling equipment and tools used when landscaping. Landscaping is
the act of improving the aesthetic appearance of (a piece of land) by
changing its contours, adding ornamental features, or planting trees and
|Language School||School that provides instruction for languages, whether local or foreign.|
|Laotian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Laotian food.|
|Lapidary||An artisan who cuts, engraves, and polishes precious stones. Also known as
|Laser Cutting Service||undefined|
|Laser Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Laser Hair Removal Service||Establishment that offers body hair removal services using a laser.|
|Laser Tag Center||Establishment where people play a war simulation game and the aim of the
game is to shoot the opponent using a laser pistol.
|Latin American Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in serving latin american cuisine.|
|Laundromat||Establishment where communal washer and dryers are available for people to
do their laundry for a fee.
|Laundry||Person or business that provides laundry services, including washing,
dry-cleaning and pressing.
|Laundry Service||Service that allows people to pay a person or company to do their laundry.
Usual services include picking up, washing, drying, folding, ironing and
dropping off the laundry.
|Law Firm||A business formed by one or more lawyers to engage in the practice of law.
Services provided by law firms include advice to clients about their legal
rights and responsibilities, representation in civil or criminal cases, and
legal advice on business transactions.
|Law School||Educational institution teaching the skills necessary to become a lawyer,
attorney, barrister, solicitor or notary.
|Lawn Care Service||Business that specializes in planting and maintaining grass lawns.|
|Lawn Equipment Rental Service||undefined|
|Lawn Irrigation Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Lawn Mower Repair Service||An establishment specializing in repairing lawn mowers.|
|Lawn Mower Store||A store specializing in selling lawn mowers, parts, and accessories.|
|Lawn Sprinkler System Contractor||A tradesman or establishment that designs and installs a sprinkler system
(frequently an automated one). Also known as an irrigation contractor.
|Lawyer||Practitioner who provides legal advice, legal representation or other legal
services to individuals and businesses, or who acts in such a role as an
employee of government (for example, a district attorney or public
|Learning Center||An establishment or school that provides a special program for those
needing additional skills, typically on a one-on-one environment.
|Leather Cleaning Service||Establishment that specializes in cleaning leather.|
|Leather Goods Store||A retail shop that sells predominantly objects made with leather such as
wallets, belts, bags, etc.
|Leather Repair Service||An establishment that mends items made from leather.|
|Leather Wholesaler||An establishment that sells leather to other smaller retail stores.|
|Lebanese Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Lebanese cuisine and food.|
|Legal Services||Person, organization or business that provides legal assistance, advice,
representation and/or related services.
|Lexus Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Lexus vehicles.|
|Library||A place that contains books, periodicals, microfilm, microfiche, and other
information resources that the public is encouraged to either sit and use
on-site or to borrow (with the intention of returning) without having to
pay a fee.
|License Bureau||Institution for approving and issuing licenses to indviduals.|
|License Plate Frames Supplier||undefined|
|Life Insurance Agency||Organization that specializes in providing life insurance, including short
and long term disability.
|Light Bulb Supplier||undefined|
|Light Rail Track||undefined|
|Lighthouse||Structure found along the coast with a revolving light fixed at the top to
help ship navigation.
|Lighting Store||Business that sells light fixtures, lamps, lamp shades, light bulbs and
|Limousine Service||Transportation service where an individual is driven from one place to
another by a private chauffeur. A limousine service is similar to a taxicab
service, but is considered more luxurious and comfortable.
|Lincoln Mercury Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Lincoln and/or Mercury
|Linens Store||A retail shop selling household textile goods such as bedclothes,
tableclothes, pillowcases, etc.
|Lingerie Store||Store that specializes in selling female underwear and undergarments.|
|Liquidator||An estate liquidation is similar to an estate sale in that the main concern
or goal is to empty the home, garage, sheds and yard with an estate sale
organization while also often adding the contents of a safe deposit box or
more, family heirlooms too valuable to be left within the constraints of
the family home, real estate, cars, boats, and other transportation. The
main purpose of a liquidation where the company is insolvent is to collect
in the company’s assets, determine the outstanding claims against the
company, and satisfy those claims in the manner and order prescribed by law.
|Liquor Store||Business that sells wine, liquor and other alcoholic beverages.|
|Lithuanian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Lithuanian food.|
|Little League Club||undefined|
|Little League Field||A baseball field for little league.|
|Live Music Venue||Venue equipped with the sound material required to host music event and
performances, including seating for the public.
|Livestock Auction House||undefined|
|Livestock Breeder||An agricultural business that mates farm animals to be sold to others.|
|Loan Agency||Business brokering loans or providing services related to lending.|
|Local Government Office||Government offices responsible for second-level or lower administrative
areas of a country.
|Local History Museum||An institution that collects and displays artifacts pertaining to the
history of the immediate area.
|Locality||A division in a city / town / village.|
|Locksmith||Person or business that specializes in keys and locks, including making
keys, lock installation repair and unlocking.
|Lodge||A lodge is a type of accommodation, usually small scale. Sometimes one must
be or know a member to stay there (as in the case with many ski lodges).
Other lodges are similar to guest houses.
|Lodging||Places that provide any type of lodging for travelers. This includes
hotels, but also other subcategories like rooms in private houses,
apartments offered for a short-term rent, campgrounds and rv parks.
|Log Home Builder||An establishment or professional who specializes in constructing homes
and/or buildings with timber.
|Logging Contractor||An establishment or contractor who specializes in logging; cutting,
skidding, on-site processing of logs.
|Logistics||Logistics involves the integration of information, transportation,
inventory, warehousing, material-handling, and packaging, and occasionally
|Logistics Service||A business that provides management of transportation, inventory,
warehousing, material-handling, packaging, and occasionally security.
|Lottery Retailer||A retail store that sells lottery tickets.|
|Lounge||An establishment or area with plenty of relaxed seating, and that sometimes
serves food and drink and/or plays music.
|Low Income Housing Program||A social services program that helps low income individuals or families
with housing. The program might offer subsidies and/or assistance in
finding low-rent housing. Includes government-run and non-profit
|Luggage Repair Service||A person or establishment that specializes in repairing luggage.|
|Luggage Store||Store that specializes in selling luggage and baggage.|
|Lumber Store||Store that specializes in selling wood for construction purposes.|
|Luxury Hotel||An upscale hotel that offers luxurious amenities, full service
accomodations, on-site full service restaurant and the highest level of
|Machine Knife Supplier||undefined|
|Machine Shop||A workshop where metal is cut and shaped by machine tools.|
|Machining Manufacturer||An establishment that manufactures machines.|
|Macrobiotic Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in health foods associated with a macrobiotic
|Madrilian Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Madrilian region of Spain.|
|Magazine Store||A store specializing in selling magazines.|
|Magic Store||Stores which sell materials for performing magic tricks. They often also
sell practical jokes and novelty items.
|Magician||Artist doing tricks that appear to be unexplainable.|
|Magistrates’ Court||The Magistrates’ Court (or Local Court) handles summary matters and smaller
|Mailbox Rental Service||Establishmentes that provide rent out mailboxes for secure mail and package
|Mailbox Supplier||An establishment that provides commercial and residential mailboxes.|
|Mailing Machine Supplier||undefined|
|Mailing Service||A business that provides shipping and delivery services for standard mail
|Malaysian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Malaysian food.|
|Maltese Restaurant||A food establishment that specializes in serving Maltese cuisine.|
|Mandarin Restaurant||A restaurant serving Mandarin food.|
|Manufactured Home Transporter||An establishment that specializes in the transport of manufactured homes.|
|Manufacturer||An establishment that makes goods, especially in large quantities and by
means of industrial machines.
|Manufacturing, Mining, Utilities, Agriculture, Fishing||Person, organization or business that engage in or provides goods and/or
services related to manufacturing, mining, utilities, agriculture and
|Map Store||Store that specializes in selling various maps.|
|Mapping Service||A service that designs maps of a certain location, route, etc.|
|Marble Contractor||A tradesman or establishment that fabricates and/or installs marble in
residences or other buildings. Marble is used for tiles, counters,
|Marche Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Marche region of Italy.|
|Marina||A marina is a type of harbor that caters specifically to recreational
boating, where patrons can dock their boats.
|Marine Supply Store||A retail store that specializes in boat parts, accessories, sailing
equipment and boating apparel.
|Maritime Museum||A museum specializing in the display of objects relating to ships and
travel on large bodies of water.
|Market||A usually regular and sometimes permanent gathering of people for the
purchase and sale of provisions, livestock, and other commodities.
|Market Researcher||An establishment or individual who gathers information to help inform
political, social and economic decisions.
|Marketing Agency||Business that offers marketing and promotion services.|
|Marketing Consultant||Person or business that offers advice, expertise and services related to
|Marriage Counselor||Individual or establishment that provides counselling services and therapy
for married couples about problems affecting their relationship
|Marriage License Bureau||An office or department that processes marriage licenses, domestic
partnership papers and manages records. They also conduct civil ceremonies.
|Martial Arts School||School that provides instruction for martial arts like karate, tae kwan do,
capoeira, boxing and wrestling.
|Martial Arts Supply Store||Store that specializes in selling martial arts supplies and accessories.|
|Masonry Contractor||Person or business that specializes in brick or stone construction.|
|Masonry Supply Store||Establishment that sells equipment and supplies used by masons. Masons
build structures or buildings by laying bricks or stones.
|Massage||Person or business that provides goods and/or services related to massage.|
|Massage School||An educational institution in which the skills of therapeutic massage and
any of its variants can be learnt.
|Massage Supply Store||An establishment that sells equipment required by masseurs.|
|Massage Therapist||Person specialized and registered in giving massages. They can also be
called masseur, massage therapist or massotherapist.
|Material Handling Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Maternity Store||A retail shop that sells clothing and accessories designed for pregnant
|Mattress Store||Store that specializes in selling bed mattresses.|
|Mausoleum Builder||An establishment specializing in constructing above-ground buildings that
house the deceased.
|Mazda Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Mazda vehicles.|
|Meal Delivery||Establishment that prepares and sells meals for delivery to a customer
|Meal Takeaway||Establishment that prepares and sells meals to be picked up on the premises
and consumed in another location.
|Meat Packer||A business that specializes in the the wholesale packaging of meat for
sale; this may include slaughtering, processing, and distribution.
|Meat Wholesaler||An establishment that sells meat in large quantities to smaller stores and
|Mechanic||A person who repairs and maintains machinery, most often cars.|
|Mechanical Contractor||An establishment or individual who specializes in the installation,
enlargement, renovation, conversion, repair or erection of a mechanical
|Mechanical Engineer||Professional that designs components and systems for product delivery for
use in manufacturing.
|Media Company||A company that produces mass media such as television, radio, film, movies,
|Medical Billing Service||The third party service that a medical practice outsources in order to
process health insurance claims expeditiously while maximizing insurance
|Medical Center||Medical institution, usually large in scale or formed by combining several
medical departments, including a medical faculty, or by combining various
regional hospitals. This can designate a superhospital (such as those
created for university teaching hospitals), or the central administration
of a group of hospitals.
|Medical Clinic||Health facility providing general and/or specialized outpatient/ambulatory
|Medical Diagnostic Imaging Center||A medical facility that specializes in medical imaging. Medical imaging
comprises different imaging modalities and processes to image human body
|Medical Examiner||A medically qualified government officer whose duty is to investigate
deaths and injuries that occur under unusual or suspicious circumstances,
to perform post-mortem examinations, and in some jurisdictions to initiate
|Medical Group||An association of physicians, health care providers and sometimes offices
or hospitals that are grouped together and under a specific insurance
|Medical Laboratory||Laboratory specialized in the analysis of medical tests.|
|Medical School||An educational institution that teaches students the skills necessary to be
a doctor and certifies them in a specific area of practice ie: oncologist,
family physician, etc.
|Medical Spa||A medical spa is a hybrid between a medical clinic and a day spa that
operates under the supervision of medical doctor.
|Medical Supply Store||Retailer selling medical supplies to hospitals, clinics and individual
|Medical Transcription Service||A type of transcription service which deals in the process of converting
voice-recorded reports as dictated by physicians and/or other healthcare
professionals, into text format.
|Meditation Center||A place where individuals can train the mind through the practice of
|Mediterranean Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Mediterranean cuisine and food.|
|Meeting Planning Service||A business or professional that handles all the details before and during
business meetings or conventions. Services can range from booking the
meeting space, arranging for speakers and caterers, as well as ensuring
audio visual equipment functions properly.
|Memorial Park||Either a public park dedicated in memorial to an event, or a cemetery
(modern term for such).
|Men’s Clothing Store||Retailer selling clothing for men.|
|Mennonite Church||A place of worship for Mennonites, a Christian group based around the
church communities of Anabaptist denominations named after Menno Simons of
|Mental Health Clinic||A medical facility to treat those suffering from mental illness.|
|Mental Health Service||The office of a specialist (therapist, psychologist, psychiatrist, etc.) or
a facility where patients with mental illnesses are treated.
|Mercedes Benz Dealer||An automobile dealership that specializes in Mercedes Benz cars,
accessories and services.
|Messianic Synagogue||A place of worship for adherents of Messianic Judaism. Messianic Judaism
blends evangelical Christian theology with elements of religious Jewish
practice and terminology.
|Metal Detecting Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Metal Finisher||A tradesman or establishment that uses a variety of materials and processes
to clean, etch, and plate metallic and non-metallic surfaces to create a
workpiece that has the desired surface characteristics. Electrolytic
plating, electroless plating, and chemical and electrochemical conversion
processes are typically used in the industry. Typical supporting processes
can include degreasing, cleaning, pickling, etching, and/or polishing.
|Metal Heat Treating Service||undefined|
|Metal Polishing Service||undefined|
|Metal Stamping Service||Stamping includes a variety of sheet-metal forming manufacturing processes,
such as punching using a machine press or stamping press, blanking,
embossing, bending, flanging, and coining.
|Metaphysical Supply Store||A retail shop that sells items used by occult practitioners.|
|Methodist Church||A place of worship for Methodists, a Protestant Christian denomination.|
|Mexican Goods Store||A retail store that specializes in traditional mexican goods and
|Mexican Grocery Store||A retail store selling predominantly unprepared food items either from
Mexico or used in preparing Mexican food.
|Mexican Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Mexican cuisine and food.|
|Microwave Oven Repair Service||person or establishment that repairs microwaves.|
|Mid-Atlantic Restaurant (US)||A restaurant specializing in food from the US mid-atlantic region generally
located between New England and the South usually including Delaware,
Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., New York.
|Middle Eastern Restaurant||A restaurant serving the cuisine of a Middle Eastern country. This includes
Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman,
Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE and Yemen.
|Middle School||The level of schooling attended by children between elementary school and
high school. This educational building is the intermediate, generally
consisting of grades 6-8.
|Midwife||A health care professional trained to assist a woman in childbirth (often
in the patient’s own home)
|Military Airport||An airbase (sometimes referred to correctly as an airfield, military
airport, or Royal Air Force Station or Air Force Station) is a military
airfield that provides basing and support of military aircraft.
|Military Base||Facility owned and operated by national armed forces used for
administrative, training, or logistical purposes.
|Military Recruiting Office||A place that conducts recruitment for military positions, that is, the act
of requesting people, usually male adults, to join a military voluntarily.
|Milk Delivery Service||undefined|
|Mill||A facility for grinding or pulverzing grain or other raw materials using a
|Mine||A pit or excavation in the earth from which mineral substances are taken.|
|Miniature Golf Course||A game modeled on golf but which focuses solely on putting. Played on
courses like regular golf, miniature golf differs in the short length from
tee to cup, the use of artificial putting surfaces (such as astroturf), and
obstacles such as tunnels/tubes, ramps, moving obstacles suchas windmills.
|Miniatures Store||A retail store selling dollhouse furnishings.|
|Mining Company||A company that owns and operates mines.|
|Mission||A religious mission or mission station is a location for missionary work.|
|Mitsubishi Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Mitsubishi vehicles.|
|Mobile Home Dealer||A retailer that specializes in mobile and modular homes.|
|Mobile Home Park||A semi-permanent or permanent area for mobile homes or travel trailers.|
|Mobile Home Rental Agency||An establishment that allows customers to hire a campervan for a certain
period of time.
|Mobile Home Supply Store||A retail store that specializes in mobile home supplies and accessories.|
|Model Design Company||undefined|
|Model Shop||Store that specializes in selling scale model item, such as cars, planes,
|Model Train Store||A retail shop that specializes in selling small scale models of trains.|
|Modeling Agency||An establishment that represents and promotes people who are employed as
models, for example to model fashion or for television and promotions.
|Modern Art Museum||An art museum is a large art gallery where a proportion of the art is for
display only and may not be purchased. Modern Art is a particular genre of
art and pieces are displayed in the museum.
|Modern British Restaurant||A restaurant applying creative European cooking techniques to traditional
|Modern European Restaurant||A restaurant whose cooking draws on the flavors and techniques of three or
more European cuisines, presenting modern takes on traditional dishes.
|Modern French Restaurant||A restaurant whose French cooking reflects modern techniques and diverse
culinary influences, and typically spotlights fresh, high-quality
|Modular Home Builder||Modular buildings and modular homes are sectional prefabricated buildings
or houses that consist of multiple modules or sections which are
manufactured in a remote facility and then delivered to their intended site
of use. The modules are assembled into a single residential building using
either a crane or trucks.
|Modular Home Dealer||undefined|
|Molding Supplier||Molding (USA) or moulding (AUS, CAN, UK) is a strip of material with
various cross sections used to cover transitions between surfaces or for
decoration. It is traditionally made from solid milled wood or plaster but
may be made from plastic or reformed wood.
|Monastery||Religious building dedicated to a group of monks, priests, or nuns.|
|Money Order Service||Service through which someone can send money via transfer to someone else.
Money orders can be issued by financial institutions, postal services or
private companies, such as MoneyGram, Western Union, etc.
|Money Transfer Service||An establishment entity that provides money transfer services or payment
|Mongolian Barbecue Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in serving mongolian barbecue.|
|Montessori School||An educational institution that teaches using the Montessori method. The
centerpiece of the Montessori approach is allowing children to learn on
their own while being guided by the teacher.
|Monument||Structure created specifically to commemorate a person or event. Unlike
historical landmarks, monuments are not always erected to commemorate a
historical event (c.f. Taj Mahal, Eiffel Tower, etc.)
|Moravian Church||A place of worship for adherents of the Moravians Church, a Protestant
|Moroccan Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Moroccan cuisine and food.|
|Mortgage Broker||Person or business that offers mortgage loans as an intermediary on behalf
of a lending institution.
|Mortgage Lender||Business that provides mortgage loans to individuals and other businesses.|
|Mortuary||A facility used for storing, examining by autopsy, and disposal by burial
or creamation of human corpses.
|Mosque||Place of worship for Muslims.|
|Motel||Business that provides short-term lodging for travelers. Motels are
distinct from hotels in that they cater primarily to motorists and are
often configured with rooms opening to the building exterior to an easy
path of access to and from a car.
|Motor Scooter Dealer||An establishment that sells or leases new and/or used motor scooters.|
|Motor Vehicle Dealer||An establishment that sells or leases new and/or used motor vehicles.|
|Motorcycle Dealer||An establishment that sells or leases new and/or used motorcycles.|
|Motorcycle Insurance Agency||A company or agency that specializes in providing and managing motorcyle
|Motorcycle Parts Store||A retail store that specializes in motorcycle parts and accessories.|
|Motorcycle Rental Agency||Service where people can pay to use a motorcycle for a predetermined amount
|Motorcycle Repair Shop||Establishment specialized in motorcycle repairs (engine, brakes, etc.)|
|Motorcycle Shop||A retail dealer specializing in selling motorcycles.|
|Motorsports Store||An establishment that specializes in selling motorsports goods and items.|
|Mountain Cabin||A building located in the mountains intended to provide food and shelter to
mountaineers, climbers and hikers.
|Movie Rental||Business that rents movies on various media (for example, DVD) to the
|Movie Rental Kiosk||Automated retail kiosk that rents movies to the public.|
|Movie Rental Store||A business that rents movies to the public.|
|Movie Theater||A venue whose purpose is to screen movies.|
|Moving Company||Person or business that provides assistance in relocating the posessions of
a household or a business from one place to another. Movers may use vans,
trucks or other vehicles for transportation.
|Moving Supply Store||A retail shop that sells boxes and packing supplies.|
|Moving and Storage Service||Specialized service in moving and storing furniture, personal belongings
and other items.
|Muay Thai Boxing Gym||A sports center that specializes in muay thai boxing|
|Muffler Shop||Store that specializes in selling vehicle mufflers.|
|Museum||Place that exhibits objects for the purpose of education and entertainment.
Museums often specialize in a specific category of object or interest (for
example, art, natural history or science).
|Museum of Space History||An institution that collects and displays artifacts related to space travel
|Museum of Zoology||An institution that collects and displays objects related to the animal
kingdom (including mammals, reptiles, insects, birds, dinosaurs, etc). Some
such museums are also called natural history museums.
|Music Box Store||A retail store specializing in selling music boxes.|
|Music Instruction||A person or school who teaches music, whether on instruments or singing.|
|Music Instructor||Person who provides singing or musical instrument instruction.|
|Music School||School that provides instruction for singing, playing musical instruments
or other activities related to music.
|Music Store||Store that specializes in selling music on a media (physical or electronic).|
|Musical Instrument Rental Service||Service where people can pay to use a musical instrument for a
predetermined amount of time.
|Musical Instrument Repair Shop||A store specializing in musical instrument repairs and services.|
|Musical Instrument Store||Business that sells musical instruments.|
|Nail Salon||Business that provides nail care services like trimming, filing, painting
|Narrow Gauge Track||undefined|
|National Forest||A large wooded area that is owned and maintained by the federal government.|
|National Museum||A national museum is a museum maintained by a nation.|
|National Park||Area of land managed (usually) by the government and opened to all
residents of a country for recreational purposes (e.g. hiking, kayaking,
|National Reserve||Area of land managed (usually) by the government and opened to all
residents of a country for recreational purposes (e.g. hiking, kayaking,
camping), including hunting, trapping and fishing under stricter control
than other areas.
|National route (2-digit number)||undefined|
|Native American Goods Store||A retail store specializing in selling arts, crafts, and other goods of
native american origin.
|Native American Restaurant||A restaurant serving traditional Native American dishes, typically
featuring ingredients that are indigenous to the Americas.
|Natural Foods Store||An establishment that specializes in selling natural food products.|
|Natural Gas Supplier||undefined|
|Natural History Museum||Museum that specializes in the history and evolution of nature, plants,
animals, insects and minerals.
|Nature Preserve||Area of protected land managed (usually) by the government for the purpose
of conservation of its wildlife, flora, fauna, geological or other features.
|Naturopathic Practitioner||Medical pracitioner who prescribes natural healing agents for treament over
prescription drugs or surgery.
|Navarraise Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Navarraise region of Spain.|
|Neapolitan Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Neapolitan region of Italy.|
|Needlework Shop||Store specialized in selling handicrafts for sewing.|
|Neon Sign Shop||A retail store that specializes in the manufacturing or selling of neon
|Neonatal Physician||A physician whose focus is in the neonatal care ward working with premature
births or newborns showing signs of defects.
|Nepalese Restaurant||A restaurant serving Nepalese food.|
|Nephrologist||A medical doctor specialized in the kidneys and its function, disorders and
|Neurologist||Medical doctor specialized in brain and nervous system diseases and
|New Age Church||A place of worship for followers of the New Age Movement; a collection of
Eastern-influenced, metaphysical though systems, heald together with a
teaching of salvation.
|New American Restaurant||A restaurant whose US American cooking reflects modern techniques and
diverse culinary influences, and typically spotlights fresh, high-quality
|New England Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the New England region of the US (Maine, New
Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut).
|New Zealand Restaurant||A restaurant serving New Zealand food.|
|News Service||An organization of journalists that supply news reports to news
associations such as newspapers, news stations, magazines, radio or
|Newspaper Advertising Department||undefined|
|Newspaper Publisher||Establishment that edits, prints and publishes newspapers.|
|Newsstand||A facility, commonly outdoors, that sells newspapers and magazines.|
|Nicaraguan Restaurant||A restaurant serving Nicaraguan food.|
|Night Club||Venue for drinking and dancing that operates primarily after dark.|
|Nightlife||Social activities or entertainment available at night in a town or city.|
|Nissan Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Nissan vehicles.|
|Non-Denominational Church||A Christian institution not formally aligned with an established religious
|Non-Profit Organization||An organization that performs its function on a not-for-profit basis. Such
organizations often provide a service, usually social or charity work, and
rely on voluntary donations for operating costs. Monies raised by such an
organization must be used to further advance its cause.
|Non-governmental Organisation||A legally constituted corporation created by natural or legal people that
operates independently from any form of government.
|Noodle Shop||A restaurant specializing in serving noodles.|
|North African Restaurant||A restaurant serving North African food. This includes food from the
following countries: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, South Sudan, Sudan,
Tunisia, Western Sahara, Morocco.
|Northern Italian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Northern Italian food, including Emilian, Florentine,
Ligurian, Lombardian, Marchigiana, Milanese, Piedmontese, Tuscan, Venetian.
|Norwegian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Norwegian food.|
|Notary Public||Officer of the law whose role is to draw, attest and/or certify public
documents, depending on the jurisdiction.
|Notions Store||Store that specializes in selling small articles for sewing (e.g. buttons,
|Novelty Store||A retail store that sells miscellaneous, novel products.|
|Nuclear Power Plant||An industrial facililty used for generating elecrical power from nuclear
|Nuevo Latino Restaurant||A restaurant serving Nuevo Latino food.|
|Nursery School||A nursery school is a school for children between the ages of three and
five years, staffed by suitably qualified and other professionals who
encourage and supervise educational play rather than simply providing
|Nursing Agency||Business that provides nurses and usually health care assistants (such as
Certified Nursing Assistants) to people who need the services of healthcare
|Nursing Home||Facility where patients can obtain long term care. These facilities care
for elderly people or younger adults with physical or mental disabilities.
|Nursing School||Educational institution teaching the skills necessary to become a nurse.|
|Nut Store||A retail store that specializes in nuts, candies or snacks.|
|Nutritionist||Practitioner who provides advice and expertise related to proper eating
habits and nutrition. This does not include dieticians or weight-loss
|Obanzai Restaurant||A Japanese restaurant serving obanzai food. Obanzai ryori is a traditional
cuisine native to Kyoto.
|Observation Deck||A sightseeing platform where visitors can enjoy the view.|
|Observatory||An observatory is a location used for observing celestial events, and is
generally used in the context of Astronomy.
|Obstetrician-Gynecologist||Doctor who specializes in medical advice and care for women during
pregnancy and delivery, and care for the female reproductive system.
|Occupational Health Service||Any company that provides services related to health and safety at a
workplace. They may for example test staff for medical problems or
substance abuse issues that could affect their ability to work safely, or
they may ensure that workplaces are free from harmful chemicals or other
|Occupational Medical Physician||Medical professionals who prevent, and treat, injuries caused within a
|Occupational Therapist||Therapists who help people with a physical, mental or developmental
condition to develop, recover, or maintain daily living and work skills.
Occupational therapy interventions focus on adapting the environment,
modifying the task, teaching the skill, and educating the client/family in
order to increase participation in and performance of daily activities,
particularly those that are meaningful to the client.
|Ocean||One of the large salt-water bodies that covers most of the globe.|
|Oden Restaurant||A restaurant serving Oden, a Japanese winter dish consisting of several
ingredients such as boiled eggs, daikon radish, konnyaku, and processed
fish cakes stewed in a light, soy-flavoured dashi broth. Ingredients vary
according to region and between each household. Karashi (Japanese mustard)
is often used as a condiment.
|Off Roading Area||Area with rough, unpaved and unfinished conditions dedicated for driving
specialized vehicles (such as trucks, ATVs, snowmobiles, motorcycles,
|Off Track Betting Shop||A licensed bookmaker’s shop that is not at the race track.|
|Off-road Race Track||A track which is used for motorsports, in which specially modified vehicles
race against each other in unsurfaced environments.
|Office||An area that is used for commerical or professional work.|
|Office Equipment Rental Service||Service where people can pay to use office furniture (desks, chairs, filing
cabinets, etc.) for a predetermined amount of time.
|Office Equipment Supplier||An establishment specializing in selling office equipment to other relation
|Office Furniture Store||Store that specializes in selling office furniture (desks, chairs, filing
|Office Services||Business that provides access to equipment and services for office-related
activities, like printing, faxing, binding or public internet access.
|Office Space Rental Agency||An establishment that facilitates office rental contracts.|
|Office Supply||A retail store that specializes in a variety of office supplies from
stationery to small machines.
|Office Supply Store||Store that specializes in selling office supplies (paper, pens, printing
equipment and supplies, stamps, ink pads, etc.) Some office supply stores
also sell office furniture.
|Oil & Natural Gas Company||Business that explores, extracts, refines, transports (often by oil tankers
and pipelines) or markets fossil fuel products. Products may include crude
oil, fuel oil, gasoline (petrol), diesel or natural gas. This does not
include retail outlets associated with the company such as gas stations.
|Oil Change Service||A business which changes the motor oil in automobiles. Some businesses will
also offer other auto services.
|Oil Field Equipment Supplier||A business that specializes in the sale or rental of equipment for oil
|Oil Refinery||An oil refinery, also known as petroleum refinery, is an industrial process
plant where crude oil is processed and refined into more useful petroleum
|Okonomiyaki Restaurant||A restaurant serving okonomiyaki, Japanese savoury pancake containing a
variety of ingredients.
|Oldsmobile Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Oldsmobile vehicles.|
|Oncologist||A medical doctor specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.|
|Open Air Museum||A category of museum that exhibits collections of buildings and artifacts
|Opera Company||An establishment that produces operatic shows.|
|Opera House||Venue dedicated for the staging of operas.|
|Ophthalmologist||Medical doctor specialized in eye and vision diseases and disorders. In
many countries, optometrists, who are usually not considered medical
doctors or physicians, focus solely on measuring visual acuity.
|Optician||Retailer selling prescription corrective eye glasses and contact lenses.|
|Optometrist||Practitioner who examines eyes for vision problems and in prescribes
corrective eye glasses or contact lenses.
|Oral Surgeon||Medical doctor specialized in dental and maxillofacial (jaw, mouth, gums,
head and neck) surgery.
|Orchard||An area of planted, fruit -producing trees or shrubs that is maintained for
food production. Example: apple orchard
|Organic Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in preparing and serving organic food and produce.|
|Oriental Art Museum||A museum that exhibits objects of historical and culture reference
regarding the Orient.
|Oriental Goods Store||A retail store that specializes in oriental rugs that are handmade, knotted
with pile or woven without pile
|Oriental Rug Store||Store that specializes in selling rugs and carpets from the Middle-East and
Far-East (from Turkey to Japan).
|Orphanage||Institution devoted to the care of orphans (children left without parents).|
|Orthodontist||Doctor who specializes in treatment for irregularity of teeth and/or
malocclusion of the jaw.
|Orthodox Church||A place of worship for the religious factions orginating from the Byzantine
|Orthodox Synagogue||A place of worship for adherents of Orthodox Judaism.|
|Orthopedic Shoe Store||An establishment that specializes in therapeutic shoes and orthodics for
individuals with heel, ankle, foot or leg problems.
|Orthopedic Surgeon||Medical doctor specialized in the treatment and surgery of musculoskeletal
(joints, bones and ligaments) conditions.
|Orthotics & Prosthetics Service||undefined|
|Osteopath||Health care specialist that specializes in diagnosing, treating and
preventing injuries and illnesses by focusing on muscles and bones
|Otolaryngologist||Medical doctor specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose,
|Outboard Motor Store||An establishment that specializes in selling outboard motors.|
|Outdoor Furniture Store||Store specialized in selling furniture for the outdoors (e.g. tables,
|Outdoor Sports Store||Store specialized in selling equipment and accessories for outdoor sports
and leisure, such as hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, etc.
|Outlet Mall||A shopping center (often outdoors but can also be an indoor mall) where
manufacturers sell their stock directly to the public at a discounted
price. Merchandise can be damaged or past season good or created
specifically to be sold at a lower price.
|Outlet Store||A store where the manufacturer sells directly to the consumer at a
discounted price. Merchandise can be damaged, past season goods, or created
specifically to be sold at a lower price.
|Oxygen Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Oyster Bar Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in serving oysters.|
|Oyster Supplier||A person or company that farms and sells oysters (a common name for a
number of distinct groups of bivalve molluscs which live in marine or
|Pachinko Parlor||A recreational mechanical arcade game and gambling device, resembling a
vertical pinball machine with a large number of small balls, which cascade
down a dense forest of pins, directing the balls towards certain locations.
|Pacific Northwest Restaurant (Canada)||A restaurant serving food from the Pacific Northwestern region of Canada.|
|Pacific Northwest Restaurant (US)||A restaurant serving food from the Pacific Northwestern region of the US,
including the states Washington and Oregon.
|Pacific Rim Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in the cuisines of the regions bordering the
Pacific Ocean, particularly the nations of East Asia.
|Packaging Supply Store||Store that specializes in selling shipping, packaging and handling supplies
|Pagoda||A tiered tower building with multiple eaves that often serves a religious
function as a Hindu, Taoist or Buddhist temple.
|Pain Control Clinic||Facility to help people manage chronic pain or pain following a surgery,
illness or medical condition.
|Pain Management Physician||A medical specialist specializing in reduction and control of pain|
|Paint Store||Store specialized in selling and mixing paint.|
|Paintball Center||Establishment where people play a war simulation game and the aim of the
game is to shoot the opponent using a compressed-gas powered gun and paint
|Painter||Person who specializes in painting building interiors or exteriors.|
|Painting||An artifact that has been created by applying color on surface.|
|Pakistani Restaurant||A restaurant serving Pakistani food.|
|Palace||A grand residence, especially a royal residence or the home of a head of
state or some other high-ranking dignitary.
|Pan-Asian Restaurant||A restaurant whose cooking draws on the flavors and techniques of three or
more Asian cuisines, presenting modern takes on traditional dishes.
|Pan-Latin Restaurant||A restaurant whose cooking draws on the flavors and techniques of three or
more Latin American cuisines, presenting modern takes on traditional dishes.
|Paper Distributor||A distributor of paper products. A distributor sells products or services
to retailers, rather than selling directly to consumers.
|Paper Shredding Machine Supplier||undefined|
|Paraguayan Restaurant||A restaurant serving Paraguayan food.|
|Paralegal Services Provider||A business that provides the legal services of paralegals. A paralegal is
an individual trained specifically to assist lawyers in the delivery of
legal services to various clients. Although paralegals cannot give legal
advice directly to those seeking assistance, they can conduct the necessary
research and relay pertinent information to a lawyer who will then advise
|Parasailing Ride Service||undefined|
|Park||Outdoor place open to the public for recreation, or reserved for the
preservation of wildlife and natural habitat.
|Park & Ride||undefined|
|Parking||Place designated for vehicle parking (for example, a parking lot or garage).|
|Parking Garage||A building in which people can park their cars for a fee that is based on
the length of time the car is left in the garage.
|Parking Lot||Area where people can leave their cars while they are not in use.|
|Parking Lot for Bicycles||Area where people can leave their bicycles while they are not in use. The
area may or may not be covered and there may or may not be posts or cables
on which to lock the bicycles.
|Parking Lot for Motorcycles||Area where people can leave their motorcycles while they are not in use.
The area may or may not be covered.
|Parochial School||A private school that provides a religious education in addition to the
general, conventional education.
|Party Equipment Rental Service||Service where people can pay to use party equipment (sound system, karaoke
machine, lighting, etc.) for a predetermined amount of time.
|Party Planner||An industry that furnishes supplies and personnel to meet the needs of
party hosts. A party services business is typically a local company or an
|Party Store||Store specialized in selling party supplies such as ribbons, balloons,
decorations, themed kitchenware, etc.
|Pass||A route over an otherwise difficult to traverse feature. Includes saddle.|
|Passport Office||A government office responsible for processing and providing passports to
|Passport Photo Processor||Service that processes passport photos.|
|Pasta Shop||Store specialized in making (sometimes) and selling pasta, dried or fresh,
and related products.
|Pastry Shop||A retail store that specializes in baked goods and desserts.|
|Patent Attorney||A lawyer specialized in dealing with issues regarding an inventor’s
governmental property rights known as patent laws.
|Paternity Testing Service||Medical facility that provides services for determining the father of a
child using advanced medical tests like DNA testing
|Pathologist||A physician who examines tissues, checks the accuracy of lab tests, and
interprets the results in order to facilitate the patient’s diagnosis and
|Patio Enclosure Supplier||undefined|
|Patisserie||A type of bakery that specializes in French pastries and sweets,|
|Paving Contractor||A construction company or contractor who specializes asphalt driveways,
roads and parking lots.
|Paving Materials Supplier||undefined|
|Pawn Shop||Facility where someone can get a temporary loan by leaving an item of equal
value as a guaranty. If the loan is not repaid within the agreed upon time
frame, the item is then sold.
|Payphone||A public telephone, typically requiring coins or cards to operate.|
|Peak / Mountain / Hill||Elevations that have a distinctive peak.|
|Pediatric Cardiologist||A medical professional who specializes in the diagnosis or treatment of the
heart and blood vessels affecting children.
|Pediatric Dentist||A dentist who specializes in treating the teeth of children from birth
|Pediatric Ophthalmologist||A medical specialist in eye diseases, visual development, and vision care
|Pediatrician||Doctor who specializes in treating children.|
|Pen Store||A retail store that specializes in writing instruments, repairs tools,
accessories an stationery.
|Peninsula||A stretch of land projecting into water. Includes capes and spits.|
|Pennsylvania Dutch Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from Pennsylvania Dutch region of the US.|
|Pentecostal Church||A place of worship for adherents of the Pentecostal faith, an evangelical
Protestant Christian denomination.
|Performing Arts||Forms of creative activity that are performed in front of an audience, such
as drama, music, and dance.
|Performing Arts Group||A group of people who present different forms of theatrical, artistic
|Performing Arts Theater||Venue with a stage for presentation of performing arts.|
|Perfume Store||Retailer selling perfume and men’s cologne.|
|Periodontist||A specialist in dentistry that studies supporting structures of teeth,
diseases, and conditions that affect them.
|Permanent Make-up Clinic||undefined|
|Persian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Persian food.|
|Personal Injury Attorney||A lawyer specialized in dealing with those who claim to have been injured
as a result of negligence or wrongdoing of others.
|Personal Trainer||Person who provides athletic training or other physical exercise
instruction to individuals.
|Peruvian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Peruvian food.|
|Pest Control Service||Business that specializes in eliminating insects, rodents and other pests
from private residences and commercial buildings.
|Pet Adoption Service||Service to adopt a domestic animal that was previously abandoned or stray.|
|Pet Boarding Service||An individual or professional service that boards dogs and cats as well as
other small animals.
|Pet Care||An establishment that specializes in pet products and services.|
|Pet Cemetery||A cemetery for animals. More commonly animals are buried on the family
property, for example in the yard.
|Pet Groomer||Person who specializes in cleaning and grooming domestic animals.|
|Pet Sitter||Person who offers to take care of pets in their own homes as a service.|
|Pet Store||Retailer selling domestic animals such as cats, dogs, birds and fish.|
|Pet Supply Store||Retailer selling goods for or related to domestic animals.|
|Pet Trainer||An establishment or individual that specializes in pet behavior
|Pharmaceutical Company||A corporation that develops, produces and markets drugs for medical use.
Pharmaceutical companies can deal in generic and/or brand medications.
|Pharmacy||Establishment or department within a business existing only as a pharmacy,
not the larger business itself.
|Pho Restaurant||A Vietnamese noodle restaurant that specializes in Pho.|
|Photo Lab||A shop or service where photographic film or negatives are processed
(developed) into photographs. Many labs now also process digital
|Photo Restoration Service||Photo restoration or retouching is the practice of restoring a photograph
which has been damaged or affected by age.
|Photo Shop||Store specialized in selling photo camera equipment and accessories.|
|Photographer||Person who takes photographs as a professional service.|
|Photography||Business providing services to taking, printing or selling images or video
|Physiatrist||Also known as rehabilitation physicians, physiatrists specialize in
restoring optimal function through non-surgical treatments to people with
injuries to the muscles, bones, tissues, and nervous system.
|Physical Fitness Program||A program designed to enhance general fitness and increase the general
state of well being.
|Physical Therapist||Person that provides therapy related to physical and health and wellbeing.
This includes preventative therapy, as well as rehabilitation.
|Physical Therapy Clinic||Facility that offers rehabilitation therapy services, and has specialists
such as physiotherapists and massage therapists.
|Physician Referral Service||A service that recommends physicians. Can be a stand-alone business or part
of a larger entity (such as a hospital or a medical center).
|Piano Bar||An establishment where one can drink alcoholic beverages and listen to live
|Piano Instructor||Person who specifically teaches someone how to play the piano.|
|Piano Moving Service||An establishment or group of individuals who can be hired to provide
services for moving a piano.
|Piano Repair Service||An establishment that provides piano tuning, voicing, regulation and repair
|Piano Store||Store specialized in selling pianos.|
|Piano Tuning Service||A business or craftsman that adjusts the strings in a piano so that the
piano is in tune.
|Picnic Ground||A public area that is suitable for people to use for picnics, ideally a
beautiful landscape such as a park, beside a lake or with an interesting
view and possibly at a public event such as before an open air theatre
performance, and usually in summer. A picnic can be defined simply as a
pleasure excursion at which a meal is eaten outdoors, generally with food
spread out on a picnic blanket that lays on the ground.
|Picture Frame Shop||An establishment that sells picture frames or provides services for framing
|Pie Shop||A pie shop is a take away (fast food) outlet specialising in pies,
especially meat pies.
|Pier||A pier is a raised walkway over water, supported by widely spread piles or
|Pilates Studio||A facility that teaches pilates, exercise to strengthen the core i.e.
stomach and back.
|Pilgrimage Place||A place to which people attach enough importance so as to undertake a
journey thereto, or indulge in a search of moral or spiritual significance
|Pinball Machine Supplier||undefined|
|Pipe Supplier||A business that supplies pipes, fittings, valves, adapters and similar
materials for a customer’s plumbing and mechanical use.
|Pizza Delivery||Establishment that prepares and sells pizza for delivery to a customer
|Pizza Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in preparing and serving pizza.|
|Pizza Takeaway||Establishment that prepares and sells pizza to be picked up on the premises
and consumed in another location.
|Place of Worship||Place that can be used by individuals or groups for worship or acts of
|Planetarium||A building in which images of stars, planets, and constellations are
projected on the inner surface of a dome for public entertainment or
|Plant Nursery||Place where plants and flowers and grown. A nursery can be outdoor or
indoor, under a tent, in building or in greenhouse.
|Plastic Bag Supplier||undefined|
|Plastic Fabrication Company||An establishment that specializes in the production of plastic.|
|Plastic Injection Molding Service||undefined|
|Plastic Surgeon||Doctor who specializes in correction or alteration of parts of the body for
cosmetic or reconstructive purposes. Plastic surgery procedures include
rhinoplasty, facelifts, breast augmentation and liposuction.
|Plateau||Elevations that are flat on top. Includes mesas and buttes.|
|Playground||Park catering to kids with recreational equipment such as swings, slides,
etc. Can be indoor or outdoor.
|Playground Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Plaza||Large, open public space. Also called a square.|
|Plumber||Person who specializes in the installation, maintenance and repair of water
systems in private residences and commercial buildings.
|Plumbing Supply Store||A store that specializes in selling plumbing supplies.|
|Podiatrist||Doctor who specializes in care and treatment of the foot, as well as ankle
and lower leg.
|Police||Place where the public can find a police officer for assistance or
enforcement of the law.
|Police Department||Offices of a police force. This can designate the headquarters or the main
police station. They may or may not have all the services and amenities of
a police station.
|Police Jurisdiction Limits||Boundaries representing the jurisdiction of a particular police station.|
|Police Station||A location with police presence available at all times. Individuals can
report an emergency and file a police report (or similar) at this location.
|Police Supply Store||An establishment that sells equipment, clothing and tactical gear used by
law enforcement officers.
|Polish Restaurant||A restaurant serving Polish food.|
|Political Party||A political organization that seeks to influence government policy, usually
by nominating their own candidates and trying to seat them in political
|Polygraph Service||An establishment or individual that administers polygraph tests to help
determine if a person is telling the truth. During the test, a person is
hooked up to several sensors that detect changes in blood pressure, pulse,
respiration and other physiological indicators while questions are asked.
|Polynesian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Polynesian food.|
|Pond||An inland body of standing water, either natural or man-made, that is
smaller than a lake.
|Pond Contractor||A person or establishment that undergoes a contract to build ponds.|
|Pond Fish Supplier||An establishment that specializes in pond stocking fish and accessories.|
|Pond Supply Store||undefined|
|Pontiac Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Pontiac vehicles.|
|Pony Ride Service||undefined|
|Pool Cleaning Service||A company or an individual that provides swimming pool cleaning and care
|Pool Hall||Venue where the public can play pool or billiards.|
|Popcorn Store||A retail store that specializes in gourmet popcorn flavors, gift baskets
and seasonal gifts.
|Porsche Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Porsche vehicles.|
|Portable Building Manufacturer||An establishment who manufactures portable buildings.|
|Portable Toilet Supplier||undefined|
|Portrait Studio||An establishment with a professional photographer who will take photographs
of people for a fee.
|Portuguese Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Portuguese cuisine and food.|
|Post Office||Place where the public can access postal services, including sending and
receiving mail and packages, and buying stamps. Typically, this is an
office of the national postal service.
|Postal Code||Use this to map postal code / ZIP code boundaries.|
|Postal Code Prefix||undefined|
|Poster Store||An establishment that specializes in selling posters.|
|Pottery Store||A shop that specialises in selling pottery and/or other ceramics.|
|Powder Coating Service||An establishment or individual who specializes in powder coating services;
creating a harder finish than conventional paint.
|Power Plant Consultant||An establishment or individual that offers technical expertise, project
mangement and consultation in energy applications or power plant projects.
|Power Plant Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Power Station||A industrial facililty for generating elecrical power.|
|Po’ Boys Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in po boys, a type of sandwich popular in
|Pregnancy Care Center||A center that provides prenatal care and services.|
|Premise||A premise is a location at smaller than street granularity.|
|Preparatory School||A private school for students ages 7-18 that prepares them for their next
academic stages such as high school or college.
|Presbyterian Church||A place of worship for Presbyterians, a Protestant Christian denomination.|
|Preschool||A school that handles children who are under the age of 4-5 before they
enter kindergarten. These differ from daycares in that they emphasize
|Pressure Washing Service||A service which uses a high pressure water stream to clean, for example,
buildings, sidewalks, and patios.
|Pretzel Store||An eatery that specializes in handrolled, fresh baked pretzels and snacks.|
|Primary School||A primary school (from French cole primaire ) is an institution in which
children receive the first stage of compulsory education known as primary
or elementary education. It can be divided into public and private.
|Print Shop||An establishment which providing printing services. This includes stores
where people have files and documents printed.
|Printer Repair Service||Establishment that repairs printers|
|Prison||Building with holding cells for people waiting to appear before a judge or
for people to serve a sentence. In some jurisdictions, prisons can be
called differently depending on the level of security of the level of the
offense (c.f. jails/gaols, penitentiaries, etc.)
|Private Golf Course||A golf course offers members only play.|
|Private Hospital||A private hospital is a hospital owned by a for-profit company or a
non-profit organisation and privately funded through payment for medical
services by patients themselves, by insurers, or by foreign embassies. A
hospital that is not run by the government.
|Private Investigator||A private investigator offers services related to collecting information
about individuals or organizations.
|Private School||Educational institutional, usually at the primary/elementary or high
school/secondary levels, where students, or their parents, must pay tuition
to attend class. These schools may or may not be receive funding from the
government, and may or may not follow the government education program.
|Private University||Private universities are universities not operated by governments, although
many receive tax breaks, public student loans, and grants. Depending on
their location, private universities may be subject to government
|Process Server||Service of process is the procedure employed to give legal notice to a
person (such as a defendant) of a court or administrative body’s exercise
of its jurisdiction over that person so as to enable that person to respond
to the proceeding before the court, body or other tribunal. Usually, notice
is furnished by delivering a set of court documents (called process) to the
person to be served.
|Proctologist||A medical doctor specialized in colorectal surgery – disorders of the
rectum, anus and colon.
|Produce Market||Physical retail market featuring foods sold directly by farmers to
|Produce Wholesaler||An establishment that sells fresh produce such as fruit and vegetables to
|Professional Organizer||Person or business that specializes in designing organizing systems for and
teaching organizing skills to individuals and businesses.
|Professional Services||Infrequent, technical, or unique functions performed by independent
contractors or by consultants whose occupation is the rendering of such
|Promotional Products Supplier||Promotional products are any kinds of products that may be branded and used
to promote a business. Common examples are clothing, keyrings, pens, mugs,
bags and hats.
|Propane Supplier||An establishment that supplies propane for commercial and domestic purposes.|
|Propeller Shop||A retail store that specializes in propeller and aviation parts or
|Property Management Company||Establishment specialized in the management of buildings, including
financial management, rentals, maintenance, etc.
|Protestant Church||Religious place of worship in the Protestant faith.|
|Provence Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Provence region of France.|
|Psychiatric Hospital||Hospital that caters specifically to the needs of patients with mental or
|Psychiatrist||Doctor who specializes in mental health care and the treatment of mental
and psychological disorders. Unlike psychologists, psychiatrists are
typically permitted to prescribe medications.
|Psychic||A psychic is a person who claims the ability to perceive information hidden
from the normal senses through extrasensory perception. Many psychics will
offer to use their skills (such as foretelling the future or making contact
with the dead) for a fee.
|Psychologist||Practitioner who provides mental health counseling to individuals and
groups, often by focusing on the symptoms of the illness. Psychologists are
generally not permitted to prescribe medications.
|Psychotherapist||Practitioner who provides mental health counseling to individuals and
groups, often by focusing on the root cause of the illness. A
psychotherapist is often a member of another profession (for example, a
psychologist, a psychiatrist or another type of counselor).
|Pub||Drinking establishment specialized in serving beers and provide some form
of entertainment to patrons. Irish pubs are a specific type of pubs.
|Public Bathroom||Facilities with public access to toilets and (usually) handwashing stations.|
|Public Beach||A beach that is publicly or privately owned that the public has the right
|Public Call Office Booth||A telephone facility located in a public place in India and Pakistan. It is
also another name in the United Kingdom for a public telephone box.
|Public Defender’s Office||An office of a lawyer appointed to represent people who cannot afford to
hire an attorney.
|Public Female Bathroom||A public toilet restricted to women and girls.|
|Public Golf Course||A golf course open to public play that does not require a membership but
may require a green key to secure county/local rates.
|Public Health Department||Department of a public administration that focuses primarily on public
health and sanitation through air, water, surface (and others) testing to
prevent the spread of diseases.
|Public Library||A public building containing books, periodicals and media such as music and
movies, available for short-term loan to visitors.
|Public Male Bathroom||A public toilet restricted to men and boys.|
|Public Medical Center||A health care facility with a large staff of medical professionals and
teaching programs equipped to care for patients with a variety of ailments,
diseases or dysfunctions.
|Public Relations Firm||Firm specialized in the management of information communication between an
organization and the public. PR firms focus solely on information
communications, whereas communication firms focus on all forms of
communication, including marketing initiatives, public relations, customer
service, Web presence, etc.
|Public Safety Office||A room/building dedicated to work towards ensuring the safety and security
of the given community.
|Public School||An educational facility supported by public funds or a private, secondary
school in the United Kingdom.
|Public Services||A government organization that performs a function for individuals or
organizations, and which includes federal, state, and local government
organizations in the public service and public utility industries.
|Public Swimming Pool||Facility where people can go to swim. Public pools can be outdoors or
indoors, opened to the public for free or for a fee, and of any dimensions
(half-Olympic [25m], Olympic [50m], smaller or greater in size).
|Public Transport||A transportation service available for use by the general public; generally
for transporting large numbers of people simultaneously, such as trains,
buses, subways, trolleybuses, trams, underground, metro, ferries, etc.
Tickets and fees may vary depending on the mode of transportation. Often
times, monthly, weekly, tourist, or unlimited tickets are available for
|Public University||A university that is predominantly funded by public means through a
national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
|Public Utility||An organization that maintains the infrastructure for a public service
(often also providing a service using that infrastructure).
|Public Wheelchair-Accessible Bathroom||A public toilet or lavatory that is accessible by wheelchair.|
|Public Works Department||A branch of the government responsible for public works, infrastructure
projects financed and constructed by the government (e.g. schools, roads,
bridges, public parks, sewers, dams etc.).
|Publisher||Business that specializes in editing, printing and sometimes distribution
of printed material (for example, books, newspapers or magazines).
|Puerto Rican Restaurant||A restaurant serving Puerto Rican food.|
|Pulmonologist||Physician who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases and
conditions involving the lungs, respiratory tract, and chest.
|Pumpkin Patch||A crop of pumpkins grow in a patch that can be open to the public for
picking and sale often synonymous with a Halloween or Harvesting tradition.
|Pyramid||A structure whose outer surfaces are triangular and converge to a single
point at the top. The base of a pyramid can be trilateral, quadrilateral,
or any polygon shape, meaning that a pyramid has at least three outer
triangular surfaces (at least four faces including the base). The square
pyramid, with square base and four triangular outer surfaces, is a common
|Quaker Church||A place of worship for the Religious Society of Friends, whose doctrine
centers around Universal Priesthood; a belief that all followers not only
have the right but the responsibility to preach.
|Quarry||Open-pit mine from which rocks and minerals are extracted.|
|Quilt Shop||A retail store that specializes in quilts, fabrics, threads, patterns and
other quilt related goods.
|Québécois Restaurant||A restaurant serving Québécois food.|
|RV Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used recreational vehicles
|RV Park||Place where travelers can park recreational vehicles for overnight or
|RV Repair Shop||An establishment that provides RV repairs and services.|
|RV Storage Facility||An establishment that provides storage for RVs.|
|RV Supply Store||A retail store that supplies RVs and accessories.|
|Race Car Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used race cars.|
|Racecourse||Venue for racing of animals, vehicles or athletes.|
|Racing Car Parts Store||A retail store that specializes in racing car parts and accessories.|
|Radiator Repair Service||An establishment or individual who specializes in radiator repairs and
|Radiator Shop||A retail store that specializes in radiators, heating appliances and
|Radio Broadcaster||Radio broadcasting is an audio (sound) broadcasting service, broadcast
through the air as radio waves from a transmitter to an antenna and, thus,
to a receiving device. Certain frequencies of radio waves are owned (or
leased) by radio broadcasters / radio stations.
|Radio Tower||A structure upon which antennas and equipment are placed for broadcasting,
|Radiologist||Medical doctor specialized in doing body imagery, including X-Rays,
ultrasounds, magnetic resonance, tomography, etc.
|Raft Trip Outfitter||undefined|
|Rail Museum||A museum which stores and exhibits artifacts pertaining to the railroad’s
|Railing Contractor||A person or establishment that manufactures, installs or sells handrails. A
handrail is a rail that is designed to be grasped by the hand so as to
provide stability or support, commonly for stairs or in bathrooms.
|Railroad Company||A railway company or railroad company is an entity that operates a railroad
track and/or trains.
|Railroad Contractor||An establishment or individual who specializes in railway drafting,
planning and construction.
|Railroad Equipment Supplier||A company that manufactures or sells equipment required by train companies
such as rolling stock or railcar movers.
|Railroad Ties Supplier||undefined|
|Ramen Restaurant||An eating establishment that specializes in serving ramen noodles. Ramen is
made with Chinese-style wheat noodles in broth.
|Ranch||An expansive farm where large herds of cattle and/or other animal are bred
and raised. Some ranches are open to the public and offer demonstrations,
food and/or lodging.
|Rare Book Store||Store specialized in selling collectible books. Collectible books can
include books that are no longer being printed and valued for the small
number still in circulation; books that are first edition (from the initial
printing); books associated with historical figures or occasions.
|Ravine||Steep declines usually carved by erosion. Includes valleys, canyons,
ditches, and gorges.
|Raw Food Restaurant||A restaurant that specializes in uncooked food.|
|Ready Mix Concrete Supplier||A business that sells ready-mix concrete to retailers. Ready-mix concrete
is a type of concrete that is manufactured in a factory according to a set
recipe, and then delivered to a work site by truck mounted transit mixers
(cement trucks). Ready mixed refers to concrete that is batched for
delivery from a central plant instead of being mixed on the job site.
|Real Estate||Person or business that provides goods and/or services related to real
property sales, leasing or management.
|Real Estate Agency||Business that specializes in selling and/or buying and/or renting
residential, commercial or institutional real estate.
|Real Estate Agents||A person who acts as an intermediary between sellers and buyers of real
estate / real property (such as condos, houses, buildings, land, etc.) and
attempts to find sellers who wish to sell and buyers who wish to buy.
|Real Estate Appraiser||A professional who assesses the value of real estate (condos, houses,
buildings, land, commercial retail space, etc.). Usually used to assess
market value for purposes such as selling, buying, mortgages, divorces,
etc. Also known as property valuers, land valuer, or valuation surveyor.
|Real Estate Attorney||Lawyer specializing in real estate transactions.|
|Real Estate Consultant||Real Estate Consultants inspect properties and can provide advice on
technical solutions for building and renovating, prepare architectural
plans or help with maintenance or strata related issues. They assist people
with all kinds of issues relating to buying, selling and maintaining real
|Real Estate Developer||A property developer is involved with locating and purchasing land,
building or renovating existing buildings to then be sold or leased to
tenants, for the purpose of making a profit. Commonly refers to a company
that undertakes these activities, although individuals who are seeking to
profit from purchasing land or renovating can also be called property
|Real Estate Rental||An establishment or individual who specializes in real estate rentals.|
|Real Estate Rental Agency||Establishment that specializes in renting and leasing residential,
institutional, and commercial buildings.
|Real Estate School||An educational institute that provides training in the theory and practice
or working within real estate, typically as a real estate agent who manages
or sells properties, or potentially as a property valuer or other
|Record Store||Store specialized in selling music on vinyl records.|
|Recording Studio||Venue for recording audio (for example, music or voice).|
|Records Storage Facility||Records management is the practice of maintaining the records of an
organization from the time they are created up to their eventual disposal.
This may include classifying, storing, securing, and destruction (or in
some cases, archival preservation) of records.
|Recreation||Business or venue that provides a facility, goods and/or services related
to a non-occuptional activity (for example, sports, games or leisure).
|Recreation Center||A building that is open to the public where meetings are held, sports are
played, and there are activities available for young and old people.
|Recreational Vehicle Rental Agency||Service where people can pay to use a recreational vehicle (RV) for a
predetermined amount of time.
|Recruiter||Person who contacts and recruits potential employees on behalf of companies.|
|Recycling Center||Facility that sorts and processes recyclable waste (for example, paper,
cardboard, glass or plastic).
|Reflexologist||Alternative medicine that focuses on massaging and manipulating parts of
the feet, hands, and ears to improve general health and well-being.
|Reform Synagogue||A place of worship for followers of the Reform Jewish movement to include
mixed seating or equal participation of men and women.
|Reformed Church||A place of worship for followers of the Reformed Church, a Protestant
|Refrigerator Repair Service||Tradesman or business that fixes refrigerators.|
|Refrigerator Store||A retail store that specializes in refrigerators, appliances and services.|
|Refugee Camp||A temporary settlement often built impromptu to receive refugees.|
|Regional Airport||A regional airport is an airport serving traffic within a relatively small
or lightly populated geographical area.
|Regional route (3-digit number)||undefined|
|Registry Office||A register office (frequently referred to as a registry office in
non-official and informal use) is a British term for a civil registry, a
government office and depository where births, deaths and marriages are
officially recorded and where one can get officially married, without a
religious ceremony. The term and function is also used in some parts of the
former British Empire such as Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, India, and
Jamaica, but not Canada.
|Rehabilitation Center||A facility that provides rehabilitation services to people with
disabilities. This does not include rehabilitation services to people with
|Reiki Therapist||A professional trained in the healing technique based on the principle that
one can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the
natural healing processes of the patient’s body and restore physical and
|Religious Destination||An area deemed sacred or holy by a relgion. This does not include temples,
churches or other places of worship.
|Religious Goods Store||A retail store that specializes in selling materials used in religious
practices. The goods can vary from prayer mats to figurines of gods,
goddesses and saints, religious texts and more.
|Religious Institution||A location affiliated with a certain religious background or denomination,
sometimes where religious activities are conducted.
|Religious Organization||An organization run by a religious group. Some of these organizations might
offer social services, including to people who are not of the same faith.
|Religious School||A religious school is a type of private school that engages in religious
education in addition to conventional education. Generally open to students
of any religious persuasion.
|Renter’s Insurance Agency||An agency or company that sells renters insurance policies that cover their
rented space as well as their belongings.
|Repairs||Company that does maintenance, repair, and fixing of any sort of
mechanical, plumbing or electrical device should it become out of order or
broken (known as repair, unscheduled, or casualty maintenance).
|Reproductive Health Clinic||undefined|
|Reptile Store||A retail store that specializes in reptiles, amphibians, atriums and
|Rescue Squad||An organisation which rescues people who are in a dangerous situation, such
as people who have become lost in the wilderness, have been injured in a
remote place, or have had an accident at sea, and who require urgent
rescue. May be a volunteer organisation or involve police, paramedics, and
other government run organisations.
|Research Foundation||A non-profit organisation that undertakes research to advance knowledge in
a particular area, typically to find a cure or advance treatment for
disease or other health issues.
|Research Institute||An establishment endowed for doing scientific or social scientific research.|
|Reservoir||An artificial body of water, often storage for irrigation or house use.|
|Residential Area||A land area occupied primarily by private residences.|
|Resort||Place of self-contained lodging and recreation such as beach resorts, ski
resorts, mountain resorts, etc.
|Rest Stop||Public area along a highway/motorway/expressway where drivers can rest, use
bathroom facilities, buy food and gas, etc.
|Restaurant||A business that prepares meals on-site for service to customers.
Restaurants are open to the public, rather than exclusive to a private
group of people.
|Restaurant Supply Store||A shop that sells goods required by the hospitality industry, for example
crockery, paper napkins, table accessories, cleaning products, uniforms,
etc. Hospitality typically refers to hotels, restaurants, cafes etc.
|Restaurant or Cafe||Establishment that sells food to be eaten on the premises, whether a
restaurant or a cafe.
|Resume Service||A person or company that provides asistance in writing or editing the best
possible resume for clients. A resume is a document that summarizes a
person’s relevant job experience and education.
|Retaining Wall Supplier||undefined|
|Retirement Community||Retirement villages are groups of properties intended for elderly people
and which have special facilities catering to the needs and wants of
retirees. Some may have extensive amenities like clubhouses, swimming
pools, arts and crafts, boating, trails, golf courses, active adult retail
and on-site medical facilities.
|Retirement Home||Home catering to the elderly, sometimes with added services such as a
security desk, medical staff, etc. Unit are typically rented with full
services (living room, bedroom, kitchen and washroom). Unlike nursery
homes, they generally do not have permanent medical staff on the premises.
Group homes, on the other hand, tend to be somewhat in the middle offering
private accommodation along with a central kitchen, communal living spaces,
etc. and medical staff more readily accessible.
|Rheumatologist||Medical doctor specialized in rheumatic diseases (a sub-specialty of
internal medicine), that is diseases and disorders affecting the joints and
|Ridge||Elevations that are long and narrow. Includes mountain ranges.|
|Road Construction Company||A construction company that specializes in roadways, asphalt and surfaces.|
|Rock Climbing||A place you can go to practice rock climbing. This includes artificial rock
walls, natural rock formations and mountains. The place may or may not be
part of an indoor gym or outdoor facility.
|Rock Climbing Gym||A location featuring artificial climbing walls, either indoor, outdoor or
|Rock Climbing Instructor||undefined|
|Rock Landscaping Contractor||undefined|
|Rock Shop||A retail store that specializes in rocks, minerals, or semi-precious stones.|
|Rodeo||A competition in which cowboys display roundup, riding, roping and
wrestling steer/cattle skills.
|Roller Coaster||An amusement park ride consisting of an elevated railroad track that goes
around sharp curves, down steep inclines, and/or through loops.
|Roller Skating Rink||Facility, indoors or outdoors, where a flat surface is designed to allow
people to use roller or in-line skates.
|Roman Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from around the city of Rome in Italy.|
|Romanian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Romanian food.|
|Roofing Contractor||Person or business that specializes in roof construction.|
|Roofing Supply Store||A shop that sells goods required for construction and maintenance of roofs,
such as tiles, steel, support structures, guttering and insulation.
|Roommate Referral Service||An establishment or individual who provides a roomate finding service for
long or short term instances.
|Rowing Club||A sports club in which people go rowing either on their own boats or more
commonly as part of a team, either for fun and relaxation or to compete as
|Rubber Products Supplier||A shop that specialises in selling products made from rubber, and similar
materials such as foam. These products may be for industrial uses, such as
for the military, manufacturing or trucking, or they may be for retail
stores in products such as floor mats, mattresses and cushions.
|Rubber Stamp Store||An establishment that specializes in selling rubber stamps.|
|Rug Store||A shop that specialises in selling rugs, which are woven floor coverings.
They may also sell carpet and other floor coverings.
|Rugby||Business related to the rugby sport, by managing clubs, or providing
facilities or services to exercise the sport.
|Rugby Club||A rugby club refers to both a team of players and associated facilities in
the game of Rugby Union which is sometimes called just rugby or union.
Rugby Union is a form of football and is different from Ruby League. The
football club may have a central large entertainment club for supporters.
|Rugby Field||A playing surface for the sport of rugby.|
|Ruin||Remains of human-made architecture.|
|Running Store||An establishment that specializes in selling running gear such as apparel,
footwear, gear, and accessories.
|Russian Orthodox Church||A place of worship for the Russian orthodox denomination.|
|Russian Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Russian cuisine and food.|
|Rustic Furniture Store||A retail store that specializes in natural looking furniture in a variety
of styles that includes both historical and modern influences.
|SCUBA Instructor||Person or school specialized in teaching underwater diving using oxygen
|SCUBA Tour Agency||A tourism company that specializes in under-water, sight-seeing tours.|
|STD Testing Service||undefined|
|Saab Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Saab vehicles.|
|Safe & Vault Shop||Retail shop that sells safes, vaults and related security storage items|
|Safety Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Sailing School||A person or company that teaches people how to sail, usually small boats,
typically via practical instruction.
|Sailmaker||A person who makes sails. A sail is piece of fabric sewn together and
attached to a boat or a ship in order to use the wind to move the vessel.
|Salad Shop||A shop that sells premade salads of all kinds. Salads may contain only
vegetables or a mixture of vegetables and meat.
|Salt flat||A flat expanse of salt left by the evaporation of a body of salt water.|
|Salvadoran Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from El Salvador in Central America.|
|Salvage Yard||A place where disused vehicles or other machinery is broken up and the
parts saved and processed for resale. Also known as wreck yard and junkyard.
|Sand||Terrain covered with sand.|
|Sand & Gravel Supplier||undefined|
|Sandblasting Service||A business that uses the sandblasting process to etch or clean hard
surfaces. In sandblasting, sand or other abrasives are propelled forcibly
against the surface with special equipment. Common forms of abrasive
blasting include bead blasting, sandblasting, shot blasting and
sodablasting. In each case a stream of abrasive material is fired against a
surface to either smoothen it, roughen it, shape it or remove surface
|Sandwich Shop||Restaurant specialized in preparing and serving sandwiches.|
|Sanitation Service||A service that provides and maintains disposal devices for women’s sanitary
products required during menstruation, such as pads or tampons. To avoid
health risks the service generally provides its own staff to refresh the
devices and remove waste.
|Satellite Communication Service||undefined|
|Saturn Dealer||An establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Saturn vehicles.|
|Sauna||Room, house, or facility designed for patrons to experience dry or wet heat
sessions. Many names are used throughout the world including national
styles like Finnish or Estonian saunas, sweat lodge, hamam or Turkish bath,
baths, onsen (Japanese equivalent), etc. Spas sometimes offer sauna
sessions. In many countries, baths and/or saunas is used to refer
specifically to a gay sauna.
|Savings Bank||A savings bank is a financial institution whose primary purpose is
accepting savings deposits.
|Saw Mill||A sawmill is a facility where logs are cut into wooden boards or other
|Saw Sharpening Service||A person or establishment that specializes in sharpening saws. Some will
sharpen other cutting tools such as knives or scissors as well. However, to
qualify as saw sharpening service, the business must be able to sharpen
|Scaffolding Rental Service||undefined|
|Scale Repair Service||An establishment or individual who specializes in scale repairs and
|Scale Supplier||A company that provides scales, weighing or measuring instruments,
typically for industrial uses.
|Scandinavian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Scandinavian food from the countries: Denmark,
Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden.
|Scenic Spot||Location known for its particularly nice landscape.|
|School||Institution where young people receive general (not vocation or
|School Bus Service||undefined|
|School For The Deaf||An academic insitituion that specializes in deaf education for students who
are hearing impaired.
|School Supply Store||School supply stores sell teaching resources for parents, teachers and
homeschoolers. These stores frequently carry a wide selection of
educational materials and decorations for classroom teachers such as
classroom furniture, classroom activity kits, arts & crafts supplies, and
|Science Museum||An institution that 1)collects and exhibits artifacts related to the
sciences and/or 2)engages museum patrons in learning science through
activities, games, and interactive displays. Can also be referred to as a
science center, particularly in the second instance.
|Scooter Rental Service||An establishment that provides scooter rentals.|
|Scooter Repair Shop||An establishment that specializes in scooters repairs and services.|
|Scrapbooking Store||A retail store that specialzies in scrapbooking materials, crafts and
|Screen Printer||A professional print shop that uses the screen print method. In screen
printing, ink is laid through a fine-mesh screen, which has been modified
with the desired design, onto clothing and textiles, but also onto other
substrates such as signs and displays.
|Screen Printing Supply Store||A shop that provides materials required by screen printers.|
|Screen Repair Service||An establishment or business that builds, installs, and/or repairs
windscreens or screens for automobiles, homes, or electronic devices.
|Screen Store||An establishment that manufactures and/or installs insect screens or screen
doors. Insect screens (or flyscreens) allow airflow but prevent insects
from entering a building. Screen doors also allow air through but are
generally more secure and solid.
|Sculpture||A three-dimensional work of art that has been built out of stone, clay,
metal, ceramics or similar materials.
|Sculpture Museum||An institution that collects, preserves, and displays sculptures.|
|Sea||An ocean subdivision more or less confined by land and islands.|
|Seafood Market||Area, indoors or outdoors, where fishermen and seafood retailers sell their
products. Some seafood markets will also sell fish alongside seafood. The
seafood can often be consumed on premises.
|Seafood Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in preparing and serving seafood.|
|Seafood Wholesaler||An establishment that sells and distributes seafood to retailers.|
|Seaplane Base||Part airport, part marina, area where seaplanes (planes that can take off
and land on a body of water) are serviced and refueled.
|Seaport||A harbour with facilities for seagoing ships to dock and take on or
|Seasonal lake||A lake that dries up part of the year.|
|Second Hand Store||A retail shop specialising in selling goods that have been previously owned
by other people.
|Security Guard Service||An establishment that provides staff to protect property, assets or people.
Commonly security guards patrol a property or area either by foot or car or
by watching security video.
|Security Service||An establishment that specialises in providing security services, for
example security guards, video surveillance, or locks.
|Security System Supplier||An establishment that sells security systems for homes or businesses, for
example alarm systems, CCTV (Closed circuit television), locks, safes and
|Seed Supplier||An establishment that specializes in selling seeds.|
|Self Defense School||An establishment with classes teaching methods on defending one’s self from
a physical attack.
|Self Service Car Wash||undefined|
|Self-Catering Accommodation||Indoor lodging that includes a kitchen, allowing guests to prepare their
|Self-Storage Facility||Facility where people rent a space to store their belongings. They usually
have unlimited 24/7 access to the site.
|Seminary||A seminary, theological college, or divinity school is an institution of
higher education for educating students (seminarians) in philosophy,
theology, spirituality and the religious life, primarily at the
postgraduate level, to prepare students for ordination as clergy or for
|Senior Citizen Center||A facility providing local social services and recreational programs for
|Septic System Service||Establishment that provides repair and maintenance of septic tanks and
other septic systems in residential and commercial buildings
|Serbian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Serbian food.|
|Serviced Accommodation||Typically a self-contained apartment primarily for short and long stay
leisure and business travellers.
|Services||A person or organization that performs a function for other individuals or
organizations, and which includes businesses, public and private
organizations, and non-profits in the service and utility industries.
|Seventh-day Adventist Church||A place of worship for Seventh Day Adventists, a Protestant Christian
denomination distinguished by its observance of Saturday as the Sabbath.
|Sewage Disposal Service||Establishment that provides sewage disposal (ex. recycling, trash removal)|
|Sewage Treatment Plant||An industrial structure designed to remove contaminants from wastewater and
household sewage, both runoff (effluents), domestic, commercial and
|Sewing Machine Repair Service||An establishment that fixes sewing machines, an electrically powered
machine used to stitch fabric.
|Sewing Shop||A retail store that sells sewing material|
|Seychelles Restaurant||A restaurant serving Seychelles food.|
|Shanghainese Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Shanghai region of China.|
|Sharpening Service||An establishment that hones the cutting edge on knives, scissors and other
|Shed Builder||An establishment that specializes in manufacturing sheds.|
|Sheet Metal Contractor||An establishment or individual who specializes in the draft, design,
fitting, welding and sheet metal installation.
|Sheet Music Store||A retail shop that specializes in selling sheet music. Sheet music is the
published notation of a song or a musical composition.
|Shelving Store||A store that specializes in selling shelving material.|
|Sheriff’s Department||The office of an elected official who has various judicial, administrative
and regional duties. In most cases this is the chief law enforcement
officer in a county.
|Shinto Shrine||A place of worship of Shinto.|
|Shipping Company||Establishment that specializes in shipping services (sending parcels and
|Shipping Service||Business that specializes in shipping and handling packages.|
|Shipping and Mailing||Any establishment related to the shipping/mailing of
|Shipping and Mailing Service||An establishment where letters/packages/freight can be shipped/mailed.|
|Shipyard||A place where boats are built or repaired.|
|Shoe Repair Shop||Store specialized in repairing and fixing used shoes.|
|Shoe Shining Service||A shoe polishing service.|
|Shoe Store||Retailer that primarily sells shoes, boots and other footwear.|
|Shooting Range||An area where people can fire guns in a secure and safe manner. Some
shooting ranges also rent weapons for firing on the range.
|Shopping Mall||Place where multiple retail businesses operate in the same building, or in
multiple buildings located closely together. Businesses in a mall often
share common facilities like parking.
|Shower Door Shop||Business or retail store that sells shower doors|
|Shower Door Supplier||undefined|
|Shredding Service||Business that provides services on shredding of waste paper and so on.|
|Shrine||Place of worship dedicated to a deity, ancestor, god, martyr, saint and
other important icons of religious or cultural importance.
|Shrubbery||An area planted with shrubs.|
|Sichuan Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Sichuan region of China.|
|Sicilian Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from Sicilian region of Italy.|
|Siding Contractor||Establishment that provides installation and maintenance of siding of
houses and buildings
|Sightseeing Tour Agency||Service where people can pay to visit the main sighs of an area, city,
historical place, etc. usually with commentary from an employee or guide.
|Sign Shop||Store specialized in selling signs.|
|Silk Plant Shop||A store that sells decorative artificial plants and flowers made from silk.|
|Singaporean Restaurant||A restaurant serving Singaporean food.|
|Singing Telegram Service||A correspondence service where the letter is sung out and performed for the
|Skate Sharpening Service||An establishment that sharpens ice skate blades.|
|Skate Shop||Retail establishment specialized in the sale and repair of skateboards, as
well as skateboarding clothing, equipment and paraphernalia
|Skateboard Park||Park featuring ramps and other obstacles exclusively for the use of
|Skateboard Shop||A store that sells skateboard equipment and accessories.|
|Skeet Shooting Range||A field for skeet shooting, a shooting sport in which a clay target is
thrown from a trap to simulate the flight of a bird.
|Ski Rental Service||undefined|
|Ski Resort||An establishment with ski facilities, located in a ski mountain area or on
|Ski Shop||A retail shop that sells clothes, equipment and merchandise related to the
sport of skiing.
|Skin Care Clinic||Facility that specializes in cosmetic dermatological procedures (for
example, laser treatment, Botox and acne treatments).
|Skydiving Center||An establishment that provides skydiving services|
|Skylight Contractor||A person or establishment that builds and installs skylights. A skylight is
a type of window installed in the ceiling that allows light to enter a
house from outside, generally in areas where natural lighting is
|Small Appliance Repair Service||An establishment that mends household appliances used for domestic chores
such as dishwashers, refrigerators, toaster, etc.
|Small Claims Assistance Service||Provides legal assistance to people involved in a small claims court case.
Small claims court cases are civil cases that do not involve a large sum of
money; the monetary ceiling is different according to the regional
|Small Engine Repair Service||An establishment that specializes in providing small engine repairs and
|Small Plates Restaurant||A restaurant specializing in small-format dishes designed for sharing.|
|Smog Inspection Station||Business that inspects the emissions compliancy of vehicles based on
government regulated, standards. Some centers may offer automotive repairs
or the inspection services may be available at auto repair shops.
|Snow Removal Service||Establishment that contracts to remove snow from buildings, roads, steps
and other surfaces.
|Snowboard Rental Service||undefined|
|Snowboard Shop||A retail shop that sells clothes, equipment and merchandise related to the
sport of snowboarding.
|Snowmobile Rental Service||An establishment that rents out snowmobiles for temporary use.|
|Soba Noodle Shop||A small restaurant that serves Soba noodles, Japanese noodles made from
|Soccer||Business related to the soccer sport, by managing clubs, or providing
facilities or services to exercise the sport.
|Soccer Club||Group of people who play soccer together, often as a team against other
|Soccer Field||Playing area for the game of soccer (sometimes also called football”
outside of North America)”
|Soccer Store||A shop that sells clothes, equipment and merchandise related to the game of
soccer, called football in much of the world.
|Social Security Attorney||Attorney that specializes in claims and appeals related to social security
and disability. Specific to the U.S.
|Social Security Office||Office that dispenses and manages the benefits provided by social security
programs, such as old age and disability benefits.
|Social Services||A range of public services provided by many national or regional government
organisation for its residents, including such things as healthcare, public
housing, and social security.
|Social Services Organization||Organization providing social services (such as investigatory and treatment
services or material aid) to disadvantaged, distressed, or vulnerable
persons or groups. Examples include organizations assisting disabled
people, immigrants, financially disadvantaged groups, battered women, etc.
|Social Worker||A trained professional that is employed to provide social services to
others that will help improve their well-being and quality of life. This
can include counseling, intervention, group programs, etc. and is most
often for people struggling with poverty or other disadvantages.
|Sofa Store||A store selling sofas.|
|Softball Field||A man made field constructed to play softball, a variant of baseball.|
|Software Company||Business that specializes in developing and maintaining computer software.|
|Soil Testing Service||A service providing analysis of the soil’s nutrient levels and chemical
characteristics. Soil testing is used in agriculture, horticulture,
construction, and public health as well as in monitoring pollution. Soil
testing can be offered by commercial laboratories as well as university and
|Solar Energy Equipment Supplier||An establishment that sells and/or installs solar energy equipment which
utilises energy from sunlight and converts it into electrical power.
Popular because it reduces dependence on fossil fuels, and may save money
in the long term.
|Solid Waste Engineer||An individual who specializes in the design and building of a machine or
structure dealing with waste managment.
|Soul Food Restaurant||A restaurant serving soul food.|
|Soup Restaurant||A restaurant or eatery that specializes in soups, stews and porridges.|
|Soup Shop||A small restaurant focussing on soups.|
|South African Restaurant||A restaurant serving south african food.|
|South American Restaurant||A restaurant that specializes in the cuisine found in the countries of
South America, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia,
Ecuador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, South
Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela.
|South Asian Restaurant||A restaurant serving south asian food.|
|Southeast Asian Restaurant||A restaurant serving south east asian food.|
|Southern Italian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Southern Italian food, including Abruzzese,
Neapolitan, Roman, Sicilian.
|Southern Restaurant (US)||A restaurant serving food from the Southern region of the US, including the
states Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana,
Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West
|Southwest France Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from southwestern France. This is defined as the
area south of Bordeaux including Basque and Gascony.
|Southwestern Restaurant (US)||A restaurant serving food from the Southwestern region of the US, including
the area where the states Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah come
|Souvenir Store||A retail shop that focuses on selling small, inexpensive items meant for
tourists. The items on sale will frequently bear the name of the place or
|Spa||Business that specializes in services that promote relaxation and
wellbeing, or improve personal appearance through practices like massage
and water treatments.
|Spa Resort||A lodging establishment that offers full spa services.|
|Spa and Health Club||A business that offers fitness and spa services. Many such businesses are
available on a monthly or annual fee (membership) basis.
|Spanish Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Spanish cuisine and food.|
|Special Education School||An academic institution that specializes in the education of students with
intellectual disabilities, speach impairment, hearing difficulties,
orthopedic impairment or emotional distress.
|Speech Pathologist||Specialist in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of speech disorders. Also
known as speech language pathologist or speech therapist.
|Spice Store||A business that sells spices such as dried seed, fruit, root, or vegetable
for use in cooking.
|Sporting Goods Store||Retailer that sells sporting equipment, clothing and sport related
|Sports||Business related to any sport, by managing clubs, or providing facilities
or services to exercise one or more sports.
|Sports Activity Location||Venue for participating in sports, not including businesses where sporting
equipment is sold.
|Sports Bar||An establishment that serves alcoholic beverages and has prominently placed
large screen/s for the viewing of televised (or pay-per-view) sporting
|Sports Card Store||A shop that specialises in selling sports cards, a specific kind of trading
card, which can be highly collectable.
|Sports Club||A group of people gathering to play a particular sport and/or facilities
for playing that sport. Note that most sports clubs (e.g. soccer, baseball)
have their own specific subcategory.
|Sports Complex||Large building or buildings that contains multiple venues for participating
in sports and/or one venue where hundreds of people can gather to watch a
sporting event live.
|Sports Equipment Rental Service||undefined|
|Sports Massage Therapist||A professional who provides a therapeutic form of massage developed to
prevent or heal muscle or tendon injuries in athletes. Some therapists work
only with athletes whereas other therapists work with any client who desire
this particular form of massage.
|Sports Medicine Clinic||A clinic providing medical advice and assistance to athletes and
|Sports Medicine Physician||A doctor that specializes in treating medical issues and injuries resulting
from athletic activities.
|Sports Memorabilia Store||A store that specializes in selling objects associated with athletes or
past sporting events.
|Sports School||A type of an education institution with a focus on sports.|
|Sportswear Store||Retail establishment specialized in the sale of sport-specific clothing.|
|Spring Supplier||Springs are elastic objects used to store mechanical energy, usually made
out of hardened steel. There are many different varieties with many
different uses. A spring supplier is a company that manufactures or
|Squash Court||Indoor court (enclosed area) in which the game of squash is played.|
|Sri Lankan Restaurant||A restaurant serving Sri Lankan food.|
|Stable||A farm building for housing horses (occasionally other livestock).|
|Stadium||Large venue for watching sports and performing arts events. Stadiums often
provide arena-like seating, where the audience surrounds the stage or
|Stage||A raised floor or platform used during performances.|
|Stage Lighting Equipment Supplier||Stage Lighting refers to lights that are used for visual effect during live
performances such as theatre or at musical concerts. Stage lighting
equipment suppliers may also provide sound equipment for the same sorts of
events. They may also rent equipment to customers, for example to a school
to use during performance of a student musical production.
|Stained Glass Studio||Manufacturers and designers of stained glass products, typically designs in
windows and doors. The term stained glass can refer to coloured glass as a
material or to works made from it.
|Stair Contractor||A person or establishment that builds and installs stairs and staircases.|
|Stamp Shop||An establishment or shop that sells postage stamps and/or rubber stamps,
typically for the purpose of collecting.
|Standard Gauge Track||undefined|
|State Government Office||undefined|
|State Liquor Store||A retail shop, operated by state employees, that sells alcoholic beverages.|
|State Park||A recreational open area maintained by the government at the state level.|
|State Police Department||undefined|
|Stationery Store||Retailer that sells paper goods, writing instruments and related supplies.|
|Statuary||A person or company that makes and sells statues. Commonly sells other
large items for decorative garden use such as sundials and fountains.
|Steak House||Restaurant specialized in serving steak|
|Steel Distributor||A company involved in steel distribution. A distributor sells products or
services to retailers, rather than selling directly to consumers
|Steel Drum Supplier||undefined|
|Steel Fabricator||Fabrication, when used as an industrial term, applies to the building of
machines, structures and other equipment, by cutting, shaping and
assembling components made from raw materials.
|Stereo Repair Service||A professional service specialized in audio that fixes broken or damaged
|Stock Broker||Person or organization specialized in the purchase and sale of various
securities on behalf of investors.
|Storage||Establishments related to storing personal, commercial or industrial
|Storage Facility||A place to retain belongings (usually for a fee)|
|Store||Establishment that sells goods or services, typically indoors.|
|Stores and Shopping||Business that sells goods indoors or outdoors.|
|Strait||A long narrow ocean subdivision. Includes sounds.|
|Structural Engineer||An engineer who focuses on engineering design and analysis and in the
stability of structures (buildings, bridges, oil rigs, aircraft, ships,
space satellites, theaters, sports venues, etc.). Structural engineers
analyze designs and buildings to ensure they do not bend, twist, collapse
or vibrate and remain strong and secure throughout their use.
|Stucco Contractor||A builder or architect that works with drywall or plaster.|
|Student Dormitory||A dormitory is a residence area consisting of sleeping quarters and living
areas for large numbers of people, often students attending a boarding
school, college or university.
|Student Housing Center||A department at an educational institution that handles the on-campus
living arrangements of the students including dormitory assignments,
|Sub-Locality / Neighborhood||A division in a locality.|
|Subaru Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Subaru vehicles.|
|Sukiyaki and Shabu Shabu Restaurant||A restaurant serving both Shabu Shabu and Sukiyaki, two Japanese variants
of hot pot dishes.
|Sunglasses Store||A retail shop that sells sunglasses, which are eye wear that protect eyes
from the sun.
|Sunroom Contractor||An establishment that specializes in constructing sunrooms. A sunroom is
designed with glass walls or with large windows on three sides to allow in
a lot of sunlight. Also called patio room, sun parlor or conservatory (UK).
|Superfund Site||A place where hazardous waste is located, possibly affecting local
ecosystems or people, designated by the US Environmental Protection Agency.
|Supermarket||A year-round (non-seasonal) business that sells produce, food, and
ingredients for the preparation of meals offsite.
|Surf Shop||Retail establishment specialized in the creation, maintenance and sale of
surfboards and surf paraphernalia
|Surgeon||A medical doctor who specializes in surgery, a medical treatment that
involves cutting open the body.
|Surgical Supply Store||A retail store specializing in selling surgical supplies and instruments.|
|Surinamese Restaurant||A restaurant that specializes in serving surinamese food.|
|Surplus Store||A retail establishment selling goods that are used, or purchased but no
longer needed, or intended to be used but produced in excess, or items that
are past their used-by date.
|Surveyor||A person specialized in measurement and examination of materials, most
often of the boundaries and elevation of land areas or man-made structures.
|Sushi Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in preparing and serving sushi.|
|Suzuki Dealer||Place that sells or leases new and/or used Suzuki vehicles.|
|Suzuki Motorcycle Dealer||undefined|
|Swedish Restaurant||A restaurant serving Swedish food.|
|Swim Club||Organization whose members swim in teams, often in competition against
other swim clubs.
|Swimming||Business related to the swimming sports, by managing clubs, or providing
facilities or services to exercise the sport.
|Swimming Instructor||Person providing lessons on different swimming strokes and general swimming
|Swimming Pool||A container filled with water intended for swimming.|
|Swimming Pool Contractor||A company or individual that specialize in the drafting, building,
installation and modification services of swimming pools.
|Swimming Pool Repair Service||An establishment that fixes swimming pools.|
|Swimming Pool Supply Store||Retail establishment selling swimming pools, as well as products for their
care & maintenance
|Swimwear Store||A retail shop that specializes in selling swimwear, clothing designed to be
worn when swimming.
|Swiss Restaurant||A restaurant serving Swiss food.|
|Synagogue||Place of worship for people of the Jewish faith.|
|Syrian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Syrian food.|
|T-shirt Store||A retail store that specializes in selling t-shirts.|
|Table & Chair Rental Service||undefined|
|Table Tennis Facility||An establishment set up with equipment for playing table tennis (also known
as ping pong). Facility might or might not charge fees.
|Table Tennis Supply Store||A retail store that specializes in selling ping pong balls and accessories.|
|Tack Shop||Retail establishment selling equestrian supplies.|
|Taco Restaurant||A Mexican restaurant that specializes in tacos.|
|Taekwondo School||An establishment employing instructors to teach taekwondo and other martial
arts combining combat and self-defense.
|Tai Chi School||Establishment that teaches the martial art of tai chi|
|Tailor||Person or business that specializes in making or altering clothing.|
|Taiwanese Restaurant||A restaurant serving Taiwanese food.|
|Talent Agency||An agency that represents, promotes, and finds jobs for actors, authors,
film directors, musicians, models, producers, athletes, writers and other
people in the entertainment business.
|Tamale Shop||An establishment that specializes in selling tamales, a Mexican dish that
consists of meat wrapped in cornmeal dough.
|Tannery||A place where animal skins are treated to produce leather and other animal
|Tanning Salon||Establishment where individuals can tan their skin under artificial UV
|Tapas Bar||An establishment that specializes in serving tapas, small plates or
appetizers such as olives, cheese, or cured ham, meant to be shared among a
group; typical in the Spanish cuisine.
|Tapas Restaurant||A restaurant serving Tapas.|
|Tarmac||Paved surface at an airport where aircrafts take off, land or park.|
|Tattoo Removal Service||Craftsman, business, or medical facility where tattoos (ink designs
inserted into the skin, usually with a needle) are removed by various
techniques. Most common is laser removal whereas previously dermabrasion
and skin grafts may have been the only options.
|Tattoo Shop||An establishment or parlor where one can get a permanent ink tattoo on
their skin from a professional tattoo artist.
|Tax Assessor||A specialist who calculates the value of property. The value calculated by
the assessor is then used as the basis for determining the amounts to be
paid or assessed for tax or insurance purposes.
|Tax Attorney||A lawyer specialised in dealing with tax laws.|
|Tax Collector’s Office||Governmental organization which collects sales and income tax on behalf of,
and distributes revenue to, other taxing authorities.
|Tax Consultant||A tax advisor or tax consultant is a financial expert specially trained in
|Tax Department||A governt department focused on revenue to acheive maximum tax compliance
and strict accordance with finance laws.
|Tax Preparation||Person or business that specializes in preparing and filing tax forms for
individuals and businesses.
|Tax Preparation Service||A service which prepares tax documents for its clients.|
|Taxi Service||Business offering paid automobile transportation.|
|Taxi Stand||Place where taxis gather to be hired by the public.|
|Taxidermist||A person trained in the art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins
of animals (especially vertebrates) for display (e.g. as hunting trophies )
or for other sources of study.
|Taxis||Typically a car or van transportation service where you are charged by the
distance and/or time of your trip.
|Tea House||Venue specialized in preparing, serving, and selling tea, including tea
leaves and related products.
|Tea Store||A retail store that sells predominantly tea leaf (unprepared and not ready
for immediate consumption).
|Technical School||Post-secondary institution providing vocational training. Also called trade
schools or vocational schools.
|Technology Museum||A building that houses special exhibits and information about technology in
the past, present, and future.
|Teeth Whitening Service||undefined|
|Telecommunications||Business operating in the field of communication at a distance by
technological means, particularly through electrical signals or
|Telecommunications Contractor||A person or establishment that builds or installs telecommunications
equipment such as telephones and the cables and software that may be
required to use them.
|Telecommunications Equipment Supplier||Establishment specialized in the sale of equipment|
|Telecommunications Service Provider||Business that provides telephone and data communication services to
individuals and other businesses (for example, a telephone company).
|Telemarketing Service||An establishment that specializes in the marketing of goods or services by
means of telephone calls, typically unsolicited, to potential customers.
|Telephone Answering Service||An establishment employed by small businesses to answer their phone calls
to provide a professional feel.
|Telephone Company||Establishment (public or private) responsible for providing telephone
services to consumers
|Telephone Exchange||A location containing equipment that connects telephone calls.|
|Telescope Store||A store that sells telescopes and often other optical devices such as
|Television Repair Service||A person or establishment that specialises in fixing televisions.|
|Television Station||An organization or network transmitting specific television programs (can
be local, national, etc.)
|Television Tower||A tower used for broadcasting television signals.|
|Temp Agency||Business that specializes in providing temporary labor to other businesses.|
|Tempura Restaurant||A restaurant serving Tempura, a Japanese dish.|
|Tennis Club||A private organization, which usually requires a membership fee, whose
members play tennis. The clubs often offer other amenities such as golf or
|Tennis Court||Playing field for the game of tennis.|
|Tennis Court Construction Company||A construction company that specialises in building tennis courts.|
|Tennis Instructor||Person providing lessons on the rules and play of tennis.|
|Tennis Store||Retail establishment specialized in the sale of clothing and equipment for
the game of tennis
|Tent Rental Service||A business that rents out tents for a predetermined amount of time for a
|Teppanyaki Restaurant||A type of Japanese restaurant that uses an iron griddle to cook food and in
which it is common for diners to view the chef cook the food.
|Terrain||Expanses of land that share common surface attributes. These areas would
look more or less uniform from a high altitude.
|Tex-Mex Restaurant||A restaurant serving Texan interpretations of Mexican dishes.|
|Textiles||The branch of industry involved in the manufacture of cloth or woven fabric.|
|Thai Massage Therapist||A specialist who provides thai massage and services|
|Thai Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Thai cuisine and food.|
|Theme Park||Amusement park designed around a common theme (e.g. a particular set of
|Therapists||A professional that is trained to address psychological or physical problems|
|Thrift Store||Retail establishment (often non-profit) selling second-hand goods.|
|Tile Contractor||Establishment specialized in laying tile|
|Tile Store||Retail establishment selling floor & wall tiles|
|Time and Temperature Announcement Service||undefined|
|Tire Shop||Retailer that sells automotive tires.|
|Title Company||An establishment that offers services to find who holds the ownership of
land, and may offer insurance against land claims.
|Tobacco Shop||Business that sells tobacco and related supplies (for example, pipes and
|Toll Booth||A building or facility on a toll road in which a fee for using a road is
collected. In Korea most toll booths have their own names, and are often
used as reference points. If an importer generates TYPE_TOLL_BOOTH
establishment features with exact positions and names, then mapsearch will
index them. Also this can be used to render them.
|Toll Road Rest Stop||Public area accessible from toll road where drivers can rest, use bathroom
facilities, buy food and gas, etc.
|Toner Cartridge Supplier||Provides Inkjet, Laserjet and Laser Toner cartridges|
|Tongue Restaurant||A Japanese restaurant specializing in various dishes featuring this
particular cut of meat.
|Tonkatsu Restaurant||A Japanese restaurant serving the cuisine of a slices of pork that are
coated with egg and breadcrumbs and then deep-fried.
|Tool & Die Shop||Tool and die makers make jigs, fixtures, dies, molds, machine tools,
cutting tools (such as milling cutters and form tools), gauges, and other
tools used in manufacturing processes.
|Tool Grinding Service||undefined|
|Tool Manufacturer||An establishment that specializes in manufacturing tools and equipment for
professional and/or consumer tool users. Sometimes they also design and/or
market the tools as well.
|Tool Rental Service||An establishment that specializes in renting tools|
|Tool Repair Shop||An establishment that specializes in repairing tools.|
|Tool Store||A retail store that specializes in selling tools.|
|Tour Agency||Establishment specialized in organizing, booking and leading guided group
|Tour Operator||A tour operator typically combines tour and travel components to create a
|Tourist Attraction||Point of interest where tourists visit, typically for historical or
cultural significance, or natural beauty.
|Tourist Information Center||Place where tourists can receive information about local sightseeing and
|Tower||A tall (greater height than width) natural or man-made structure.|
|Tower Communication Service||undefined|
|Towing Service||Establishment specialized in towing cars or trucks.|
|Town Square||An open area commonly found in the heart of a traditional town, used for
|Townhouse Complex||An area where similar, 2-3 story houses are grouped together.|
|Toy Museum||An institution that collects and displays toys. This institution may or may
not charge an entrance fee.
|Toy Store||Retail business that sells toys.|
|Toyota Dealer||Establishment that sells or leases new and/or used Toyota vehicles.|
|Tractor Dealer||A shop that sells tractors.|
|Tractor Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Tractor Repair Shop||A person or establishment that specialises in fixing tractors.|
|Trade School||A school in which students are taught the skills needed to perform a
|Trading Card Store||A retail store that specializes in collectable trading cards, buying and
|Traditional American Restaurant||A restaurant serving traditional US American food.|
|Trail||A designated trail, which may consist of paved walkways, dirt paths, fire
road, streets or highways, etc.
|Trailer Dealer||A retailer that specializes in trailers or recreational vehicles.|
|Trailer Hitch Supplier||undefined|
|Trailer Manufacturer||An establishment that specializes in trailer manufacturing.|
|Trailer Rental Service||An establishment that specializes in renting trailers|
|Trailer Repair Shop||An establishment that specializes in trailer repairs and services.|
|Trailer Supply Store||A retail store that supplies and specializes in trailers, parts or
|Train (Railway) Station||A railway facility where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers
|Training Centre||A place where particular skills are taught.|
|Transcription Service||An establishment which converts speech (either live or recorded) into a
written or electronic text document.
|Transit Agency||A transit agency operates a number of trips, typically all in the same
city, region or country. See also transitagency.proto
|Transit Station||A transit station is collection of one or more transit stops, typically
several stops under one roof, or two stops on different sides of a street.
|Transit Stop||A transit stop is a place where passengers board and exit vehicles. It
might be a pier, or a bus stop, or a train platform.
|Translator||Person or business that specializes in translating text or speech from one
language to another.
|Transmission Shop||A retail store that specializes in transmissions an auto machinery.|
|Transportation Escort Service||A company or organization that accompanies and transports people to a
|Transportation Infrastructure||Man-made structure or natural feature that provides the means and equipment
necessary for the movement of passengers by land, air or sea.
|Transportation Service||A service such as bus, train, etc. that transports people and things from
one place to another.
|Travel||A business that caters to travelers. Includes travel agencies, airlines,
ferries, lodging, tour operators, travel insurance agencies, and
|Travel Agency||Business that specializes in creating travel itineraries and booking travel
|Travel Clinic||Travel clinics are medical facilities that specialize in providing
preventive medical care such as vaccinations or altitude sickness medicine
to international travelers.
|Travel Services||Any service relating to travel: transportation, flights, lodging, trip
planning with an agent, etc.
|Tree Farm||A tree farm is a privately owned forest managed for timber production.
Generally a plantation of one variety of tree.
|Tree Service||Establishment specialized in the planting and care (trimming/pruning,
disease diagnosis) of tress and removal of stumps
|Trial Attorney||Lawyers providing services involved in litigation, both civil and criminal,
helping protect the rights of those in trial
|Tribal Headquarters||The office of any department of or representative of the tribal government.|
|Tribal Reservation||A tribal/native reservation managed to some degree by some independent
political entity and which does not fit in the standard administrative
hierarchy of the country it belongs to (e.g. American Indian reservations
in the US).
|Triumph Motorcycle Dealer||undefined|
|Trophy Shop||A retailer that sells trophies, medals, awards or plaques.|
|Tropical Fish Store||Retail establishment specialized in the sale of tropical fish.|
|Truck Accessories Store||A retail store that specializes in truck or van accessories.|
|Truck Dealer||Place that sells or leases new and/or used trucks.|
|Truck Rental Agency||Establishment specialized in renting trucks.|
|Truck Repair Shop||An establishment that specializes in truck or van repair.|
|Truck Stop||A large roadside service station that may include a restaurant, bathrooms
or fuel for highway travels and truck drivers.
|Truck Topper Supplier||A shop that manufactures or sells canopies that enclose the otherwise open
topped tray at the back of a ute (utility vehicle).
|Trucking Company||Business that specializes in commercial shipping and moving of goods using
|Truss Manufacturer||A company that makes trusses. A truss is a kind of frame, usually made of
wood or steel, used in houses, buildings or other architectural structures
such as bridges.
|Tunisian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Tunisian food.|
|Tunnel||Feature must be TYPE_ESTABLISHMENT_GROUNDS.|
|Turkish Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Turkish cuisine and food.|
|Turkmen Restaurant||A restaurant serving Turkmen food.|
|Tuscan Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from Tuscany, a region of Italy.|
|Tutoring Service||Person or organization specialized in extramural academic instruction.|
|Tuxedo Shop||A retail store specialising in the sale and/or rental of tuxedos and formal
|Typewriter Repair Service||An establishment or individual that specializes and provides typrwriter
|Typing Service||An establishment or individual that provides typing services,
administrative assistance or professional services.
|Ukrainian Restaurant||A restaurant serving Ukrainian food.|
|Unagi Restaurant||A Japanese restaurant serving Unagi. Unagi is the Japanese word for
freshwater eels, especially the Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica.
|Unemployment Insurance Consultant||undefined|
|Unemployment Office||A government office established to collect and supply information regarding
unemployment cases, possible job vacancies and facilitates government
|Unfinished Furniture Store||A retail store that specializes in furniture items that have not been
stained, painted or finished.
|Uniform Store||A retail store that specializes in professional or educational uniforms.|
|Unitarian Universalist Church||A place of worship for Unitarians.|
|United Church of Christ||A branch of the United Church of Christ ( UCC ), a mainline Protestant
Christian denomination primarily in the Reformed tradition.
|United Methodist Church||undefined|
|Unity Church||A place of worship for members of Unity, a spiritual movement within the
New Thought movement.
|University||Institution for higher learning which grants degrees. It may include
classroom, administrative and research facilities, and living quarters for
students and staff.
|University Department||A division within a university devoted to typically one and sometimes
several closely related academic disciplines.
|University Hospital||Hospital affiliated with a university’s medical school.|
|Upholstery Cleaning Service||A business that cleans fabrics covering furniture or vehicles.|
|Upholstery Shop||A business that specializes in the retail and installation or repair of
fabric pads, furniture or automobile coverings.
|Urban Planning Department||An office or department responsible for zoning, urban planning, municipal
land decisions and environmental studies concerning the local area.
|Urgent Care Facility||Health care facility which specializes in urgent care.|
|Urologist||A physician that focuses on the urinary tracts of males and females, and on
the reproductive system of males. The organs covered by urology include the
kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, and the male reproductive
organs (testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and
|Uruguayan Restaurant||A restaurant serving Uruguayan food.|
|Used Appliance Store||An establishment that specializes in selling used appliances.|
|Used Auto Parts Store||An establishment that specializes in selling used auto parts.|
|Used Bicycle Shop||Retail establishment specialized in the sale of second-hand bicycles.|
|Used Book Store||Retail establishment specialized in the sale of second-hand books.|
|Used CD Store||An establishment that specializes in selling used compact discs (CD-ROMs).|
|Used Car Dealer||Dealership specialized in the sale of second-hand automobiles|
|Used Clothing Store||An establishment that specializes in selling used clothing.|
|Used Computer Store||Retail establishment specialized in the sale of second-hand computers and
|Used Furniture Store||Retail establishment specialized in the sale of second-hand furniture.|
|Used Motorcycle Dealer||A retailer that specializes in used motorcycles.|
|Used Musical Instrument Store||A retail store that specializes in used musical instruments and repairs.|
|Used Office Furniture Store||A retail store that specializes in used office furniture, furnishings and
|Used Store Fixture Supplier||undefined|
|Used Tire Shop||A retail store that specializes in used tires.|
|Used Truck Dealer||A retail store that specializes in used trucks or vans.|
|Utility Contractor||A contractor that maintains water, sewer, gas, electricity, or
|Utility Trailer Dealer||An establishment that sells trailers used for hauling goods to customers.|
|Uzbeki Restaurant||A restaurant serving Uzbek food.|
|VCR Repair Service||A service that fixes broken or damaged video cassette players, or VCRs.|
|Vacation Home Rental Agency||Establishment specialized in the rental of vacation lodgings with home-like
|Vacuum Cleaner Repair Shop||A shop that specializes in vacuum cleaner repairs and services|
|Vacuum Cleaner Store||Retail location that sells vacuum cleaners.|
|Vacuum Cleaning System Supplier||undefined|
|Valencian Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Valencia region of Spain.|
|Valet Parking Service||undefined|
|Van Rental Agency||Establishment specialized in renting vans (passenger or cargo)|
|Vaporizer Store||Business that sells e-cigarettes, e-liquids, and e-cigarette accessories.|
|Variety Store||A variety store is a retail store that sells a wide range of inexpensive
household goods. Variety stores often have product lines including food and
drink, personal hygiene products, small home and garden tools, office
supplies, decorations, electronics, garden plants, toys, pet supplies,
remaindered books, recorded media, and motor and bike consumables. A
variety store could sell all goods at a single prices. Such stores (i.e.
100 Yen store, Dollar Stores) are a subset of the variety store.
|Vascular Surgeon||A surgeon who specializes in diseases of the vascular system, or arteries
|Vegan Restaurant||A restaurant serving vegan food.|
|Vegetarian Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in preparing and serving vegetarian meals. Vegan
restaurants are stricter and will not handle any products made from or
coming from animals.
|Vegetation||Terrain that is covered in vegetation.|
|Vehicle Rental||An establishment that specializes in renting vehicles to customers for a
predetermined period of time.
|Vending Machine Supplier||undefined|
|Venetian Restaurant||A restaurant serving food from the Venetian region of Italy.|
|Venezuelan Restaurant||A restaurant serving Venezuelan food.|
|Veterans Affairs Department||A federal department responsible for the interests of veterans and their
dependents, including health benefits and more.
|Veterinarian||Person who specializes in the treatment of animals (for example, pets or
|Veterinary Care||Facility or practitioner that provides medical treatment for animals (for
example, pets or livestock).
|Video Arcade||Business housing coin-operated video games or pinball machines|
|Video Camera Repair Service||Establishment that specializes in repairing video cameras.|
|Video Conferencing Equipment Supplier||Establishment that specializes in providing large quantities of video
conferencing equipment to other retailers.
|Video Conferencing Service||undefined|
|Video Duplication Service||undefined|
|Video Editing Service||A service that corrects or modifies video footage.|
|Video Equipment Repair Service||A service that fixes broken or damaged video equipment such as cameras.|
|Video Game Rental Kiosk||Automated retail kiosk that rents video games to the public.|
|Video Game Rental Service||undefined|
|Video Game Rental Store||A business that rents video games to the public.|
|Video Game Store||Business that sells video games for computers or console-based systems.|
|Video Production Service||Business that specializes in services related to the production of video,
including content creation and editing. This includes the production of
television commercials, corporate videos, event videos and wedding videos.
|Video Store||Retail establishment selling videos (tapes, DVD, BluRay(TM))|
|Vietnamese Restaurant||Restaurant specialized in serving Vietnamese cuisine and food.|
|Vineyard||A vineyard is a plantation of grape -bearing vines, grown mainly for
winemaking, but also raisins, table grapes and non-alcoholic grape juice.
|Vineyard Church||A place of worship for adherents of The Association of Vineyard Church,
also known as The Vineyard Movement, an evangelical Christian denomination
with over 1,500 affiliated churches worldwide.
|Vintage Clothing Store||Retail establishment specialized in the sale of (new or used)
vintage-looking (approx <50 years old) clothing
|Violin Shop||A store that sells violins, a stringed musical instrument, and often other
related accessories such as bow, rosin, cases, etc.
|Visitor Center||location where visitors of a place, event or business are guided to.|
|Vista||An elevated place that is notable for having a good view.|
|Vista Point||Point on a road or trail offering an aesthetically pleasing view of the
|Vitamin & Supplements Store||A shop that sells vitamins and dietary supplements which may improve
fitness or general health.
|Vocational School||A school focused primarily on training students in specific skill sets
required for their chosen career paths. Also known as ‘trade school.’
|Volkswagen Dealer||Place that sells or leases new and/or used Volkswagen vehicles.|
|Volleyball Court||Playing field for the game of volleyball, with a net and right markings.|
|Volunteer Organization||An organisation that arranges for people to volunteer (to give their time
and energy without financial reward) for a particular cause. In this regard
it is like a charity, but specifically people give their time and expertise
instead of money. Volunteers may, for example, teach English or assist with
building projects overseas.
|Volvo Dealer||Place that sells or leases new and/or used Volvo vehicles.|
|Voter Registration Office||An office where individuals can register to vote in an election.|
|Voting Facility||A location where individuals can vote during an election.|
|Walk-In Clinic||A medical facility where patients can come in without an appointment for
diagnosis and treatment.
|Wallpaper Store||Retail establishment specialized in the sale of wallpaper.|
|War Memorial||A war memorial is a building, monument, statue or other edifice to
celebrate a war or victory, or (predominating in modern times) to
commemorate those who died or were injured in war.
|War Museum||A building in which objects of historical and cultural interest, regarding
war, are stored and exhibited.
|Warehouse||A commercial building for storage of goods. Warehouses are used by
manufacturers, importers, exporters, wholesalers, transport businesses,
|Warehousing Service||A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods. Warehouses are
used by manufacturers, importers, exporters, wholesalers, transport
businesses, customs, etc.
|Washer & Dryer Repair Service||A person or establishment specialised in the repair of clothes washing
machines and dryers.
|Washer & Dryer Store||An establishment that specializes in selling used and/or new washers and
|Waste Management Service||A business that removes waste (garbage). The business can service
residential and/or commercial waste.
|Watch Repair Service||A person or establishment specialised in the repair of watches and other
|Watch Store||Retail establishment specialized in selling timepieces.|
|Water Damage Restoration Service||An establishment or contractors that specialise in cleaning and repairs
required after a property has been damaged by water, for example after a
flood or a leak. They may treat building foundations and also paintwork and
|Water Jet Cutting Service||A professional or business that provides cutting services with a water jet
cutter. A water jet cutter slices into metal or other materials using a jet
of water (or a mixture of water and an abrasive subtance) at high velocity
and pressure. The tool is often used during fabrication or manufacture of
parts for amchinery and other devices.
|Water Mill||A facility that uses a water wheel to drive a mechanical process such as
grinding grain or weaving cloth.
|Water Park||An amusement park that consists primarily of rides that involve water,
typically water slides.
|Water Ski Shop||A shop that sells equipment used when water skiing.|
|Water Skiing Instructor||A person or company that provides lessons in how to waterski. This involves
being towed at high speed behind a motorboat and standing up on a special
|Water Softening Equipment Supplier||Contractor or seller of equipments that help in treating and softening of
|Water Sports Equipment Rental Service||A shop from which equipment can be hired that is used in watersports such
as surfing, water skiing, windsurfing and kayaking.
|Water Testing Service||undefined|
|Water Treatment Plant||An industrial structure designed to remove biological or chemical waste
products from water, thereby permitting the treated water to be used for
|Water Utility Company||Public utility company responsible for distributing water to the general
public (residential or commercial)
|Water Works Equipment Supplier||undefined|
|Water hole||A depression where water collects and animals come to drink.|
|Waterbed Repair Service||A person or establishment specialised in the repair of waterbeds.|
|Waterbed Store||A shop that specialises in selling waterbeds, in which the mattress is made
of thick rubber that is filled with water.
|Wax Museum||A wax museum or waxworks consists of a collection of wax sculptures
representing famous people from history and contemporary personalities
exhibited in lifelike poses. Some Wax museums have a special section dubbed
the chamber of horrors in which the more grisly exhibits are displayed.
|Waxing Hair Removal Service||A place where unwanted body hair is removed using hot wax with a paper
backing. The wax is heated, placed over the hair, allowed to cool and then
pulled off taking hair with it. The effect is generally smoother than that
achieved by shaving and is required less often.
|Weather Forecast Service||A service that supplies information about the weather conditions and
predicts what is likely to occur in the near future. This information may
be of particular interest to those operating boats and aircraft, and those
who want to organise events. Weather reports are typically free but some
companies may offer more in depth information for a cost.
|Web Hosting Company||A web hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service that allows
individuals and organizations to make their own website accessible via the
World Wide Web. Companies that provide and manage domain names are also
considered a type of web hosting service.
|Website Designer||Person or business that specializes in visual and functional website
design. This can include both graphical design or programming of the
|Wedding Bakery||A shop that designs and makes cakes specifically for weddings.|
|Wedding Chapel||A place of worship for holding religious wedding ceremonies.|
|Wedding Photographer||Person who takes wedding photographs as a professional service.|
|Wedding Planner||A professional who assists with planning and organizing weddings.|
|Wedding Service||An establishment or individual who provides wedding vow and officiating
|Wedding Store||A shop that sells clothing and accessories for weddings.|
|Wedding Venue||A place for holding wedding ceremonies.|
|Weigh Station||A checkpoint usually along a road where trucks and other commercial
vehicles are subject to inspection.
|Weight Loss Service||Services and products that promise to make weight loss easier, quicker,
cheaper, more reliable, or less painful. These include books, CDs, cremes,
lotions, pills, fitness centers, personal coaches, weight loss groups, and
food products and supplements.
|Welder||A person or establishment that specialises in welding, which means joining
materials together typically using molten metals or possibly polymers.
|Welding Gas Supplier||undefined|
|Welding Supply Store||An establishment that provides equipment required by welders.|
|Well Drilling Contractor||A professional who constructs wells by drilling a hole in the ground for
the extraction of water.
|Wellness Center||A medical center that focuses on improving mental and/or physical health.|
|Wellness Program||It consists of health fairs, health education, medical screenings, health
coaching, onsite fitness programs and/or facilities and educational
programs designed to change employees’ behavior in order to achieve better
health and reduce the associated health risks.
|Welsh Restaurant||A restaurant serving Welsh food.|
|Wesleyan Church||A place of worship for adherents of the Wesleyan Church, an evangelical
|West African Restaurant||A restaurant serving West African food from the countries of Benin, Burkina
Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau,
Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.
|Western Apparel Store||An apparel store specialized in cowboy apparel and gear related to the
|Western Restaurant||A restaurant serving food originating from countries with western culture.|
|Wetland||Land that is usually flooded. Includes bogs, marshes, flats, moors, and
|Whale Watching Tour Agency||A person or establishment that arranges tours in which the primary goal is
to view whales in the wild.
|Wheel Alignment Service||An establishment that specializes in wheel alignment and other auto
|Wheel Store||An establishment that manufactures or sells wheels for cars and other
vehicles. Tyres may be sold in addition but a wheel store specialises in a
variety of wheels.
|Wheelchair Rental Service||undefined|
|Wheelchair Repair Service||A service that fixes broken or damaged wheelchairs.|
|Wheelchair Store||An establishment that specializes in selling new and/or used wheelchairs.|
|Wholesale Bakery||An establishment that sells baked goods to be sold by other bakeries.|
|Wholesale Florist||An establishment that sells flowers in large quantities to be retailed by
|Wholesale Grocer||An establishment that sells grocery store items and food products in large
quantities to be retailed by others.
|Wholesale Jeweler||An establishment that sells jewellery to other jewellers.|
|Wholesale Plant Nursery||An establishment that sells plants to other retailers.|
|Wholesaler||Business that sells goods to other businesses, rather than directly to
|Wi-Fi Spot||Public area offering wireless access to the Internet|
|Wicker Store||An establishment that specializes in selling wicker goods.|
|Wig Shop||A store that specializes in selling hairpieces which might be made from
real or synthetic hair.
|Wildlife Refuge||A tract of land or seashore legally set aside to protect wildlife and
|Wildlife Rescue Service||A wildlife rescue service is specialised in caring for sick or injured wild
native animals. The goal of wildlife rehabilitation is to provide the food,
housing and medical care of these animals, returning them to the wild after
|Window Cleaning Service||Establishment specialized in cleaning windows (often for larger commercial
|Window Installation Service||Establishment specialized in installing windows in buildings|
|Window Supplier||A company that manufactures or sells windows. Often sells doors also and
may specialise in a particular type of material, such as aluminium or wood.
|Window Tinting Service||An establishment that specializes in window tinting, a process in which a
piece of glass is darker in color and appearance and takes in less light.
Some benefits include but are not limited to the prevention of excess
sunlight and the reduction of harmful ultraviolet (UV) light. Window
tinting is common in cars and buildings.
|Window Treatment Store||Store that sells curtains, shades, blinds, and hardware and other
accessories for windows.
|Windsurfing Store||A shop that sells windsurfing equipment such as boards, sails, and
|Wine Bar||A drinking establishment where in general only wine is served.|
|Wine Storage Facility||A facility where customers can pay to have their bottles of wine kept in
ideal conditions for maturing.
|Wine Store||A retail store that specialises in selling wine.|
|Wine Wholesaler and Importer||Establishment which sells wine, in large quantities, to resellers, rather
than directly to the consumer.
|Winemaking Supply Store||An establishment that produces equipment for use by wineries in the
production of wine.
|Winery||Property or business that is involved in the production of wine.|
|Women’s Clothing Store||Retail store that sells clothing for women.|
|Women’s Health Clinic||A clinic providing medical advice and assistance for women related to
obstetrics and gynecology.
|Women’s Shelter||Temporary housing providing privacy and protection for women escaping
undesirable situations (e.g. domestic abuse)
|Wood Floor Installation Service||Business that specializes in installation of wooden floors|
|Wood Floor Refinishing Service||undefined|
|Wood Stove Shop||An establishment that specializes in selling wooden stoves.|
|Woods||A dense collection of trees covering a relatively small area; smaller than
|Woodworker||Woodworking is the process of building, making or carving something using
wood. A woodworker may be both an artist or designer and a craftsman,
manufacturing products for aesthetic and/or practical functions. Examples
of woodworking involve wood turning and lathing.
|Woodworking Supply Store||An establishment that manufactures or sells equipment used by woodworkers
such as power tools, sanding belts, and saws.
|Work Clothes Store||Retail establishment selling clothing designed for manual labour|
|X-ray Equipment Supplier||A manufacturer or distributor of equipment required by medical specialists
for taking x-rays and for other types of diagnostic imaging.
|X-ray Lab||A laboratory specialized in taking x-ray photographs, digital images of the
internal composition of something, esp. a part of the body, of patients.
|Yacht Broker||A yacht broker is a specialist who serves yacht or boat sellers and/or
buyers as a representative for the sale or purchase of a yacht or boat. The
yacht broker is paid an agreed commission by the seller, based on a
percentage of the sale price of a yacht, and to this end markets the yacht
for sale, fields buyer interest and assists with the negotiation of the
|Yacht Club||A yacht club is a sports club specifically related to sailing and yachting.
They usually have a marina where boats are kept as well as a club house on
|Yakiniku Restaurant||A Japanese restaurant that specialize in charcoal-grilled beef and
|Yakitori Restaurant||A Japanese restaurant that specialize in charcoal-grilled chicken and other
|Yamaha Motorcycle Dealer||undefined|
|Yarn Store||A shop that sells yarn for uses in knitting, felting and weaving.|
|Yemenite Restaurant||A restaurant serving Yemenite food.|
|Yoga Studio||Indoor space for the teaching and practice of yoga.|
|Youth Center||A place where young people, typically teenagers, can socialise and take
part in activities that are often creative. Typically run by the local
|Youth Organization||Association of people advocating for youth rights and protections, or
organizing youth activities.
|Youth Social Services Organization||undefined|
|Zoo||Place that houses and exhibits animals for the purpose of education or
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