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Formed in 2012, The Anacostia Business Improvement District (BID) is comprised of thirty square blocks in the southeast quadrant of Washington, D.C. Supplementing existing DC services the BID provides enhanced cleaning and implements new programming to revitalize the commercial district and energize commercial property owners and commercial tenants to invest in Anacostia’s future. The BID works with its partners and members to make the Anacostia BID area clean, safe and vibrant and aims to attract and retain commercial office and retail tenants. It also plays a key role in increasing and manage public and private investment in Anacostia as the area continues to evolve. The BID also strives to increase the use of technology for training and marketing throughout the Anacostia BID Area and to increase retail sales, create jobs and increase occupancy rates in commercial properties throughout Anacostia.
Year Formed: 2012
FY 2016 Budget: $235,000
BID Tax: $0.16 per $100 assessed value
Executive Director: Amanda Stephenson
The Anacostia BID is bounded by all lots bordering Howard Road, S.E., between Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, S.E., and the intersection with Anacostia Drive, S.E. on the west, all lots bordering Good Hope Road, S.E., between the Anacostia River and the intersection with 18th Street, S.E.; on the north, all lots bordering Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, S.E., between S Street, S.E., and the intersection with Magnolia Street, S.E. on the east, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, S.E., and the intersection with Magnolia Street, S.E. to the south.
Board of Directors
URBAN CITY VENTURES
ARCH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
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Photos By: Tommie Adams, David Lee, and Chris Suspect!
The Future is Looking Bright!
2216 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020
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