About Us

Welcome to the Sutphin Boulevard Business Improvement District


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The Sutphin Boulevard Business Improvement District, commonly referred to as the Sutphin Boulevard BID is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization founded in 2004. Managed by the Sutphin Boulevard District Management Association, Inc. (DMA), the BID represents the interests of over 135 businesses, over 55 properties and over 40 properties owners located on Sutphin Boulevard between Hillside and 94th Avenues. Primarily funded by a special tax assessment paid by property owners in the district, the BID services Sutphin Boulevard from the Northside of Hillside Avenue to the Southside of 94th Avenue. Established to enhance the quality of life for its members the BID:

Promotes Sutphin Boulevard retail services through the distribution of marketing and promotional materials

Protects Sutphin Boulevard through a partnership with the local police precinct

Cleans Sutphin Boulevard through supplemental sanitation services

Enhances Sutphin Boulevard through festive holiday lighting and façade improvement projects

The BID is also a resource! Our constituents receive first-hand access to free workshops and cost saving programs through city agencies. We host industry specific, retail attraction and networking events.  The BID is an advocate for its members by liaising with political leaders and city agencies to meet the needs of its constituents. Most importantly, the BID exists to help businesses grow by serving as a catalyst for economic development on Sutphin Boulevard.