News & Highlights
City of Racine 2020 Small Business Loans - MICRO FUND Financing options for early-stage micro-enterprise businesses The City of Racine is expanding financing options for early-stage microenterprise businesses through the Microenterprise Financial Assistance Program,...
Douglas Avenue Cameras Solve Robbery he Douglas Avenue BID Board has made it a priority to help ensure safety within the district. After exploring potential solutions, the BID commissioned a study to install a wireless security camera system in the south end of the...
Mi Jacalito On April 23, 2017, a fire ravaged Mi Jacalito, a popular Mexican restaurant at 1318 Douglas Avenue. The owners have been busy expanding and updating the restaurant ever since. The small restaurant now occupies the entire building with a bar and seating for...
Commercial Building Façade Grant The City of Racine’s façade grant program provides financial assistance to commercial property owners interested in renovating the major street faces of their buildings. The program was established in 2003 to enhance the physical...
Resources to Grow Your Business BoxEconomic development is more than just increasing dollar signs for our district’s entrepreneurs. The Douglas Avenue BID also works hard to improve the social experience of those utilizing the corridor.As part of our economic...
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In 2008, the City of Racine received a petition from property owners along Douglas Avenue that requested the creation of a Business Improvement District (BID) for the purpose of redeveloping Douglas Avenue.
Douglas Avenue Business Improvement District
P.O. Box 44605
Racine, WI 53404