Downtown Durham Inc

Downtown Durham, Inc. Hosts BID Priorities Meeting

April 5, 2019

Durham, N.C. – Downtown Durham Inc. is hosting an input session on Monday, April 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Temple Building (302 West Main St.) to get input from businesses, property owners and residents located in the Downtown Durham Business Improvement District (BID) regarding the district’s needs.

This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested.Visit downtowndurham.com to RSVP. To determine whether a property is located within the downtown BID, enter the address at: downtowndurham.flywheelsites.com/downtown-business-improvement-district-map/

DDI is a 501(c) 6 organization, formed in 1993 to serve as a catalyst for downtown revitalization. In 2012, the City created the Downtown Business Improvement District (BID). The Downtown BID is a defined geographic area where property owners pay an additional tax to fund a variety of services that enhance, not replace, existing municipal services within the district’s boundaries. Since the Downtown BID was created, the city has contracted with DDI to provide the following services in the district: Clean & Safe, Economic Development, Marketing and Communications and Special Events.

For 25 years, Downtown Durham, Inc. has been the economic development engine for downtown Durham, NC. With more than $1.7 billion in investment since 2000, downtown Durham is home to more than 60 retail stores, 100 restaurants and bars, and 1,700 residential units – all in an area just under one square mile. As the entity responsible for the business improvement district, DDI provides resources to keep downtown Durham clean and safe, and to attract visitors and residents to downtown businesses, venues and events. For more information, visit downtowndurham.com.

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