Marketplace BID 32
The Marketplace Bid 32 was one of the first BIDs in the country to focus its mission on how the environment affects business growth and business practices. The Marketplace BID will work to reduce environmental waste though thriving business and healthy living projects that are environmentally centered. These goals include; waste remediation, recycling programs, energy and water conservation projects and other best practice methods that would support a healthy and prosperous business community.
Because of its location within the Lindsay Heights Community, it is a natural fit for the organization to focus its business development goals on best practices that targets a healthy neighborhood lifestyle. Partners like the Fondy Farmers Market, Walnut Way CDC & Conservation Corp, Johnson Park, Alice’s Community Garden, The YMCA, and several medical and community development service organizations all help support a strong diverse Commercial Corridor that promotes “health-full” living.
The Marketplace BID 32 is one of the few BIDs in the City of Milwaukee with a comprehensive business development plan and offers a variety of workshops each year focused on business development and sustainability. Additional business supports to commercial corridor merchants and property owners include: Façade Improvement Matching Grants, Safety and Security Matching Grants, Business Development Workshops, Environmental Efficiency Resources, and other financial resources to support the foundation and development of the local merchants and those who wish to locate their businesses in the BID 32 trade area.
Business Development Workshops
A premier program offered to the the BID members is the Business Development Workshops Program. The Marketplace BID 32 is one of the few BIDs in the country that offer these comprehensive educational workshops to business owners and the community to help them achieve their entrepreneurial goals.
Checkout our event listing for upcoming workshops.
Please find below more information about other ongoing projects in the BID 32 area :
The Fondy North Economic Development Corporation's mission is to facilitate asset, business, entrepreneurial and job development activities that revitalizes targeted communities. It will focus its work on wealth building, employment economic and business development.
The Fondy North Economic Development Corporation was envisioned by members of the North Avenue Marketplace Business Improvement District #32 Board of Directors in 2011. The Fondy North Economic Development Corporation's mission is to facilitate asset and wealth sustainability in the community it serves. Focused on business, entrepreneurial, job development, home ownership and financial literacy activities that revitalize targeted city neighborhoods .
In 2012 the Fondy North EDC (FoNEDC) will host major events like the Black Men Standing, community sustainability conference, high level workshops and seminars, and develop an area business association. The EDC collaborates with diverse partners who has a commitment to economic development goals that enhances the viability of neighborhood commercial corridors, that increase employment options for neighborhood residents, that develops comprehensive financial literacy and personal development and education programs and projects that can decrease foreclosed properties in our city.
The Fondy North EDC will continue to develop projects that improve the wealth and assets attainment of community residents. Additionally the EDC will concentrate its efforts on increasing the triple bottom line of entrepreneurs and micro-businesses on commercial corridors and neighborhood main streets. The Fondy North EDC was created to be a foundation for prosperity in distressed neighborhoods and communities.
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Established in 2004, the North Avenue/Fond du Lac Marketplace Business Improvement District was created to advance the economic and environmental goals of local businesses, entrepreneurs and community organizations in the BID 32 service area. The BID’s Boundaries are North Avenue from 8th to 27the Street and Fond du Lac Avenue from 17th to 27th Streets.
Please help us welcome to the community:
- Impact Seven
- Seaway Bank
- Legacy Redevelopment Corporation