- Jun 28, 2012
Don't think it's definitively spelled out anywhere on the Google+ Local side of the house, but just found this in Map Maker. Wanted to add it here so we can find the link if we need to reference it for clients.
Name change for a business - Google Map Maker Help Docs
Name change for a business
If a business has changed its name completely, do not edit the name to correct it.
Create a new listing with the correct name and details.
Close the existing listing (the one with the old name).
If the name is partially incorrect, you can edit the name and correct it.