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Bessemer City Downtown Development
BCDD is a group of volunteers that follow the North Carolina Main Street’s 4-Point Approach to revitalize downtown Bessemer City. Organization, Design, Promotions, and Economic Vitality are the four points used to revitalize downtown. The committee works with City officials and elected leaders to direct redevelopment efforts in Downtown Bessemer City.
BCDD consists of a five (5) board members. This board guides three standing committees, Design, Promotions, and Economic Vitality. These committees include volunteers that focus on each individual committee’s goals.
BCDD strives to better the the environment for business development in downtown by following Main Street Standards under the context of historic preservation.
Downtown Bessemer City, conveniently located to major transportation with steady industrial growth, is the cornerstone of an attractive, affordable lifestyle among a rich heritage of a compassionate community, with a thriving, growing and diverse retail mix while imparting a sense of spirit and values amidst North Carolina and community treasures: state and national parks, city recreational opportunities thus creating an environment for a healthy and profitable future that welcomes you for a lifetime.
As a Main Street America™ Accredited Program, Bessemer City Downtown Development is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Affiliated programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by the National Main Street Center.
Nationally Recognized. Locally Powered.™
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Board meetings are conducted on the fourth Monday of every month at 9:30AM while committee meetings occur on an as-needed basis. [Note- COVID-19 may impact the scheduling and platform of these meetings.