What is a Business Improvement District (BID)?
A Business Improvement District (BID) is a formal organization made up of property owners and commercial tenants who are dedicated to promoting business development and improving an area’s quality of life.
The goal of a BID is to restore or promote business activity in targeted commercial areas with a range of management, marketing and economic development services and programs including: district management services; maintenance and security; promotion and marketing services; business services; and physical improvements and property management.
The Springfield MA Business Improvement District (SBID) covers the 26-blocks of Downtown, Springfield Massachusetts. As the third largest city in Massachusetts, Springfield serves as the arts, culture and entertainment hub for the region. Wonders await for those who live here and those who visit; including galleries, museums, theater, restaurants, music, amazing architecture, and more.
See the Springfield Business Improvement District
Check out a wonderful walking & dining map of Downtown Springfield by clicking on the map below. Please note the area outlined in the red-dashed area incorporates the 26-blocks in the Springfield Business Improvement District (SBID).