Georgetown BID


The Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) works to protect and enhance the accessibility, attractiveness and overall appeal of Georgetown.

Established, funded and founded in 1999, by its property owners and merchants, the Georgetown BID has set a standard of excellence in preserving the historic charm while meeting the contemporary needs of Georgetown's commercial district. From marketing and special events, to transportation and streetscape, the Georgetown BID contributes to the vitality and quality of life in Georgetown. Governed by a Board of Directors elected by its membership of approximately 1,000 businesses, the Georgetown BID is proud of the role it has played in the ongoing evolution of Georgetown as an exceptional shopping, dining and visitor destination. 

Georgetown BID 5 Year Renewal, FY 2015-2019

Every five years, the BID requests extension of the organization's term for another five years, pursuant to the DC Business Improvement District Act of 1996. The current term of the Georgetown BID will expire September 30, 2014. If the request for extension is granted, the new term will expire on September 30, 2019. All are invited to the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development's (DSLBD) public hearing for the BID's renewal application, which will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Room 120 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.  

For complete details and the public hearing notice, please click here.  To view the BID's 5 Year Renewal Plan, please click here.

Job Opportunities with the Georgetown BID

The BID currently has a job opening for an Office Manager/Administrative Assistant; the job description can be viewed by clicking on the link below.  If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:  Thank you!

Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

Georgetown BID Links

Georgetown By the Numbers
Over 450 stores, restaurants, hotels, art galleries, salons, spas and service establishments
Over 100 restaurants, representing over 16 ethnicities
3.6 million plus square feet of office space
1.7 million plus square feet of retail
Over 1,000 hotel rooms
Georgetown’s annual signature events draw an estimated 20,000 people a year
The BID Clean Team collects more than 80,000 bags of trash each year, and cleans more than 5 miles of sidewalk daily.
290 petunia flower baskets line the streets of Georgetown