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What Is the NoMa BID?

The NoMa BID (Business Improvement District) works to enhance and promote the NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue) neighborhood in Washington DC. The NoMa BID provides a variety of services to enhance the neighborhood and support its emergence as a prime business location within the District and a desirable residential neighborhood. Core initiatives are focused on public safety, transportation, streetscape improvements, marketing and branding, and community events to make NoMa a more vibrant, uplifting, and dynamic place to live, work, and visit. 
6.4K
Apartments
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Parks & Public Spaces
437K
Occupied retail square footage
12.6M
Office square footage

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NoMa BID Launches Retail Opportunity Fund Offering $70,000 in Grants
February 21, 2024 (Washington, DC) — The NoMa Business Improvement District (BID) announced the launch of its Retail Opportunity Fund offering a total of $70,000 in grants in 2024. The NoMa BID’s Retail Opportunity Fund is designed to support locally owned, small, and unique businesses by offering grants for improvements to their storefronts and adjacent public spaces. The grants, which range between $5,000-$25,000, are available to both current businesses in the NoMa area, and those intending to establish a physical presence in the neighborhood. By launching this program, the BID aims to attract and support entrepreneurs who offer a wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options for the enjoyment of NoMa’s many residents, workers, and visitors.  
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WTOP: 2 DC ZIP codes lead nation for new apartment construction
An apartment boom has been happening in cities across the country, with more new construction in recent years than in decades — and all those new buildings in the District make a couple of D.C. neighborhoods stand out nationally.
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WTOP: "Why the NoMa Area in DC is Booming"
The 35-square-block area of Northeast D.C. known as NoMa has led the U.S. in new apartment construction (by ZIP code) over the past five years, with nearly 7,400 new apartments delivered.
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Washington Post: “Murals Rise in a DC neighborhood, Bringing Color and Praise”
NoMa in Color has brought 16 new murals to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) wall along the Metropolitan Branch Trail!
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NoMa BID Launches Retail Opportunity Fund!

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