WANTED: Executive Director for historic Business Improvement District (Brooklyn, NY)

The Sunset Park Business Improvement District (SPBID) in Brooklyn, New York City, NY seeks a full-time Executive Director. The mission of SPBID is to revitalize the 5th Avenue shopping corridor and enhance the quality of life for the Sunset Park community.

The SPBID runs from 38th to 64th Street along 5th Avenue in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn and includes 384 properties. Within those properties, are over 500 businesses, mostly locally-owned mom and pop shops.

The Sunset Park District Management Association (DMA) is a non-profit economic development organization that manages the Sunset Park Business Improvement District (SPBID) in Brooklyn. The DMA is governed by an independent board of directors, comprising district property owners, tenants, elected officials and other area stakeholders.

Sunset Park is a growing, revitalizing community. home to New York State’s largest federal historic register district containing over 3000 buildings – mostly row houses and brownstones. With its many blocks of row houses built between 1890 and 1910, the Sunset Park neighborhood has a very stable and desirable housing stock. A building costing $35,000 in the late 1970’s sells now for nearly $1,000,000.

In the 1990’s, the United States Department of the Interior and New York State Historic Preservation Office listed 3,237 homes between 4th Avenue and 7th Avenue, from 38th to 64th Street on the National and State Registers of Historic Places, making this the largest historic district in the northeast United States.

Photo of rowhouses in Sunset Park by Jim Henderson via Wikipedia.

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See Sunset Park BID website.

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