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FY23 Annual Report

This year’s Annual Report shares the BID’s key accomplishments and commercial district developments in the areas of economic development, public space enhancements, street services, transportation, and marketing and events programming from October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023. From a record amount of leasing activity including 48 business openings, to Washingtonian and Eater DC including us among the best dining scenes in DC, a second Canal boat season, and a new transportation study to improve access to Georgetown, we’re blown away by how far Georgetown has come since the pandemic.

Georgetown BID FY2023 Annual Report

2023 Retail in Review

Georgetown welcomed 60 new business openings in 2023 – 25 more than the previous year. Of Georgetown’s new business openings, 31% were food and beverage and 69% were retail. While 28 businesses closed this year, Georgetown had 32 net-positive business openings. Since January 2021, the pace of retail and restaurant openings has far exceeded previous years with over 120 businesses opening in the neighborhood over three years.

2023 Georgetown Retail in Review

FY 2024 Budget

Below is the FY24 Georgetown BID budget that was passed at the Board of Directors meeting on 9/21/23.

FY24 Budget

The Georgetown BID has supported and enhanced Georgetown’s commercial district – both on the street and behind the scenes – since 1999. We periodically look back to remind ourselves and our members of everything we are doing and have done to serve our members. We’ve pulled together a snapshot of the BIDs day-to-day services, one-time projects, annual events, and long-term initiatives over the last 10 years (FY2012 – FY2021) – driven from the ground up by the member feedback we solicit, which informs the priorities reflected in our annual strategic plan and budget.

Georgetown BID 10-Year Snapshot

Administrative Documents

Georgetown BID Five Year Renewal Plan FY2025-2029

March 28, 2024

This plan is a road map for how the Georgetown BID will continue to create value for our diverse membership by keeping the neighborhood clean, safe, comfortable, diverse, vibrant, fun, interesting, and – most importantly – economically successful.

Georgetown BID Six-Month Recovery Plan

September 15, 2020

The BID has developed this mid-term (6-12 month) commercial district recovery plan of 32 action items, in collaboration with the BID Board, BID members and community leaders, to guide the our work through the end of 2020, in the midst of the COVID pandemic.

Georgetown BID Bylaws

March 2, 2020

As approved by BID Members, March 2, 2020.

The BIDness Newsletter

Get the weekly scoop on sales & events in Georgetown.