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For Businesses in Columbia, see Columbia Businesses.

As perhaps the most zealously laissez-faire society in mankind's history, Rapture experienced a great deal of commerce during its prime. Ranging from large companies like Fontaine Futuristics to smaller entities like Gagnant Bicycles, Rapture fulfilled its promise as a place of opportunity for ambitious entrepreneurs.

Significant BusinessesEdit

In RaptureEdit

The businesses in this category are the most significant to players of the BioShock series or had the largest impact on Rapture.

On the SurfaceEdit

Businesses Owned by Significant PeopleEdit

Andrew Ryan's BusinessesEdit

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On the surfaceEdit

In RaptureEdit

Frank Fontaine's BusinessesEdit

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On the surfaceEdit

  • Hudson LoansBookicon?[1]

In RaptureEdit

Augustus Sinclair's BusinessesEdit

Augustus Sinclair

Sofia Lamb's BusinessesEdit

Sofia Lamb

Businesses By LocationEdit

Welcome CenterEdit

Welcome sign
Businesses operating in the Welcome Center

Medical PavilionEdit

Medical Pavilion Logo
Businesses operating in the Medical Pavilion

Neptune's BountyEdit

Neptune's Bounty
Businesses operating in Neptune's Bounty
Businesses operating out of Neptune's Bounty

Smuggler's HideoutEdit

Businesses operating in the Smuggler's Hideout
  • Smuggling (Fontaine)


Arcadia Entrance Sign
Businesses operating in Arcadia

Farmer's MarketEdit

Farmer's Market Entrance
Businesses operating in the Farmer's Market
Businesses operating out of the Farmer's Market

Fort FrolicEdit

Fort Frolic
Businesses operating in Fort Frolic


Businesses operating in Hephaestus

Olympus HeightsEdit

Olympus Heights
Businesses operating in Olympus Heights

Apollo SquareEdit

Apollo Square
Businesses operating in Apollo Square

Point PrometheusEdit

Businesses operating in Point Prometheus
Point Prometheus entrance

Adonis Luxury ResortEdit

Adonis Luxury Resort Logo
Businesses operating in the Adonis Luxury Resort

Atlantic Express DepotEdit

Maintenance Depot Atlantic Express Sign
Businesses operating in the Atlantic Express Depot

Ryan AmusementsEdit

Ryan Amusements
Businesses operating in Ryan Amusements

Pauper's DropEdit

Businesses operating in Pauper's Drop
Pauper's Drop

Siren AlleyEdit

Siren Alley
Businesses operating in Siren Alley

Dionysus ParkEdit

Dionysus Park
Businesses operating in Dionysus Park

Fontaine FuturisticsEdit

Businesses operating in Fontaine Futuristics


GUL Persephony diffuse
Businesses operating in the Persephone Penal Colony (Outer and Inner)

Minerva's DenEdit

Minerva's Den Sign
Businesses operating in Minerva's Den

Market StreetEdit

Businesses operating in Market Street
Businesses operating out of Market Street

High StreetEdit

Businesses operating in High Street

Fontaine's Department StoreEdit

Businesses operating in Fontaine's Department Store

Businesses Mentioned in Various Places Edit

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Semi-Canon BusinessesEdit

These are businesses that might be seen or mentioned in various official materials but are not known to be seen in game. For example, some are from the back of the PlayStation 3 version of BioShock's instruction manual and the BioShock: Breaking the Mold artbook. Others are from the Challenge Rooms DLC, whose status is non-canon.

Concept Art BusinessesEdit

These are businesses seen only in the concept art of various items and locations of Rapture, which were not seen in the final version of the game.

Brand NamesEdit

Brands of DrinksEdit

Brands of FoodEdit


See AlsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 BioShock: Rapture (Novel), Chapter 2
  2. 2.0 2.1 Label on bags of flour in the Kashmir Restaurant in multiplayer
  3. Atlantic Express Train Schedule
  4. A baseball field advertised in the BioShock 2 Strategy Guide
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Deco Devolution Artbook
  6. "Fontaine's Finest Sardines" label on Frag Grenades in BioShock.
  7. Label on bags of sugar in the Kashmir Restaurant in multiplayer
  8. Seen on a basketball in Ryan the Lion Preparatory Academy's Gymnasium in Burial at Sea - Episode 2
  9. Seen on Make-up found in ex. Cupid's Arrow
  10. 10.00 10.01 10.02 10.03 10.04 10.05 10.06 10.07 10.08 10.09 10.10 10.11 10.12 10.13 10.14 10.15 Advertisements seen during the bathysphere's arrival into Rapture in BioShock
  11. Known businesses or products whose name is not formally mentioned
  12. 12.00 12.01 12.02 12.03 12.04 12.05 12.06 12.07 12.08 12.09 12.10 12.11 12.12 12.13 12.14 12.15 12.16 12.17 12.18 12.19 12.20 12.21 12.22 12.23 12.24 12.25 12.26 12.27 12.28 12.29 Neon signs on the outside of buildings in BioShock
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6 13.7 13.8 13.9 Seen in one of the Challenge Rooms maps
  14. Mentioned in the Lutwidge Manhunt mini viral marketing campaign for There's Something in the Sea
  15. Mentioned by public address announcements in Burial at Sea - Episode 1.
  16. Dress store advertised in BioShock 2 Multiplayer
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.5 17.6 17.7 17.8 Seen on CityScape Background
  18. Seen on the camera in the Exit Plaza of the Housewares Department in Burial at Sea - Episode 2
  19. Advertisement for the Wrench
  20. Seen on electronics in BioShock 2 & BioShock 2 Multiplayer
  21. 21.0 21.1 Sign for Sunset Meats in BioShock 2 multiplayer
  22. Minervas Den, Air-Tite cannister pneumatic system equipment
  23. Advertised on calendars in BioShock 2 Multiplayer
  24. BioShock: Rapture (novel), Chapter 7
  25. Maker of some Need To Know 'productions'
  26. Seen on posters for various erotic films, such as Appetite for Sin!
  27. Poster for Grace Holloway's "The Deep Blue Sea"
  28. Seen in BioShock 2's skybox
  29. Seen on advert posters like Meal-Time Frozen Dinners
  30. Label on bags of flour in BioShock 2 Multiplayer
  31. 31.0 31.1 Advertised in BioShock 2 Strategy Guide
  32. Seen on a crate in the Information kiosk of Bathyspheres DeLuxe, text reads: SINCE 1835 Danny McCoy's BRAND FINE IRISH WHISKEY CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
  33. Bottles in MP Fighting McDonagh Tavern
  34. Label on crates in the Fisheries
  35. Label on cans in multiplayer
  36. Label on bags of rice in BioShock 2 multiplayer
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 Label on the box of the Grenade Launcher
  38. Boxes in Fontaine Fisheries MP Level
  39. Label on bags of rice in the Kashmir Restaurant in BioShock 2 multiplayer
  40. Advertisement seen in the Service Bay of Bathyspheres DeLuxe
  41. On Air Grabber in BaS DLC
  42. BAS picture

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