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Business Forum

Forum for North Park Business & Property Owners located in North Park Special Enhancement District. For questions, please contact [email protected]

Date: Tuesday, February 7th
Time: 2 pm to 4 pm
Location: Pecs Bar – 2046 University Avenue

North Park – Business Improvement District

North Park Main Street is both a business improvement district established by the City of San Diego, and a Main Street program affiliated with the National Trust for Historic Preservation. As a volunteer-based, 501(c)(6) non-profit organization, North Park Main Street (NPMS) advocates for North Park’s business community, administers the North Park Business Improvement District (BID), and champions development that preserves the community’s historic integrity, supports its Arts, Culture & Entertainment District, and promotes an urban, pedestrian-friendly shopping / dining environment.

North Park Business Improvement District Major Activities
  • Galvanizing local business leadership and enhancing communication and collaborations
  • Hosting annual North Park events such as the Taste of North Park and the SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park, as well as the weekly North Park Thursday Market
  • Promoting preservation of business community’s historic character
  • Marketing downtown commercial district to attract investment and customers
  • Actively supporting North Park Art, Culture and Entertainment District
  • Promoting urban village style planning principles and ensuring quality development
  • Assisting developers, business owners and tenants navigate regulatory requirements and access available resources
  • Installing improvements, e.g. lighting, street trees, sidewalks, bike racks, refuse cans
  • Coordinating efforts to address downtown transportation and parking issues

North Park Special Enhancement District (SED)

Initiated by property owners and managed by the North Park Main Street Board of Directors, the North Park Special Enhancement District (NPSED) provides special benefits, improvements, and enhanced services within the SED boundaries (see attached map). The NPSED provides a variety of improvements such as streetscape, aesthetic appeal, advocacy, safety, cleanliness, economic development, sidewalk power washing, and increased amenities. All this is funded and directed by property owners.

North Park Special Enhancement District Major Activities

Provide improvements that confer a special benefit to assessed parcels in the form of

  • Sanitation
  • Landscaping
  • Improvements
  • Economic Development Services

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Maintenance and Cleaning Highlight

Feces Removed

Stickers Removed

Tree Grates Cleaned

Trash Bags Pulled

Blocks Powerwashed

Blocks Cleaned and Swept

Graffiti Removed

Abandoned Trash Removal

Explore North Park Marketing and Outreach Program

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The Explore North Park marketing and outreach program instills a unique benefit to the visitors, businesses, and residents of North Park. Through various marketing assets, including a website, social media platforms, and print materials, the benefits of working in, and visiting North Park are broadcast far and wide. Not only are these assets gorgeous, they’re also highly trafficked and have demonstrated success in sharing our neighborhood’s strong character and message across the country.