Vibrant, Inviting, Thriving

The Downtown Denver Business Improvement District represents about 400 Downtown commercial property owners who invest in the vitality of Downtown Denver and create a vibrant, inviting, and thriving commercial core.

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For copies of meeting minutes from previous years, please contact us at info@downtowndenver.com.

The BID creates vibrant, engaging spaces where people want to be. Ensuring safety and cleanliness for tenants and visitors, we are cultivating memorable experiences that strengthen and support the economic vitality of the center city.

What is the BID?

The Downtown Denver Business Improvement District (BID) is a public organization funded by private commercial property owners. The BID goes above and beyond the basic level of care and maintenance provided by the city to deliver a clean, safe, and vibrant Downtown Denver environment. Guided by the 2007 Downtown Area Plan, the BID’s mission is to continuously shape vibrant, engaging spaces where people want to be.

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Stay in the loop! Sign up for our BID Happennings monthly e-newsletter. Learn more about the latest maintenance and safety updates and initiatives in the District, as well as other economic development initiatives and business support provided by the BID.

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About the BID

Through maintenance and operations, safety initiatives, economic development, pedestrian environment enhancements, targeted visitor marketing and communications, as well as holiday events, lighting and decor that attract thousands of visitors each year, the BID continues to ensure that Downtown Denver is a world-class city, to the benefit of residents, employees, and visitors.

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Economic Development

Downtown Denver's economy is thriving, and the BID works to build on this momentum to further strengthen the commercial core through assisting in funding various business recruitment and retention efforts, including leasing assistance, conducting surveys, and disseminating Downtown research and information.

Downtown Denver Security Team safety

Safe, Welcoming and Inclusive

Every day and every hour of the year, BID representatives provide continuous attention to detail and fund programs including a Private Security Team, sidewalk cleaning, trash and graffiti removal, as well as inspections of sidewalks, alleys, planters and lighting.

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Pedestrian Environment

Creating an inviting pedestrian environment to stimulate economic activity is a primary goal of the BID. This is why the BID invests in trees, flower planters, streetscape enhancements, banners and wayfinder signs throughout the District, as well as in activities and events on the 16th Street Mall.

Recent news, events and information about the BID

Feb 4th 2021

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