Want to know more about how Business Improvement Districts around the city are working to improve our neighborhoods? The BID Trends Report is here!
This annual report, compiled by the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS), highlights the unique work all 76 BIDs across NYC do to support their communities and commercial corridors.
Per SBS, the SBS FY20 Business Improvement District Trends Report highlights the collective impact of BIDs in each borough and showcases how BIDs support commercial and industrial districts across the five boroughs. In FY20, BIDs:
- Collected more than 3.4 million trash bags, removed 274,000 instances of graffiti, and employed 650 sanitation workers.
- Held more than 5,000 public events, pivoting many programs to virtual settings after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Sponsored 147 public art installations, investing more than $13 million in streetscape and beautification efforts.
Additionally, the City's BIDs with COVID-19, racial injustice, and the City's recovery in mind, BIDs throughout NYC came up with innovative and impactful programming to make the City a better place for all.