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Getting Involved

2020-06-18T10:38:35-04:00June 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

How Can My Business Get Involved? If you are a North Broad business in need of assistance as a result of recent unrest, please contact the North Broad Renaissance. In addition, businesses can get involved by agreeing to the Reopened with Care Standard and ensuring that businesses are aggressively combating the virus' spread. This standard [...]

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COVID 19: Financial Support for your Business

2020-03-23T18:36:01-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, the entire North Broad Renaissance (NBR) staff hopes that you are all staying safe and healthy as you manage this major adjustment to your day-to-day life. The federal, state and city all are working on relief packages that could assist businesses and employees during this uncertain time. Below [...]

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Shalimar Thomas recognized as a Power 100 by the Philadelphia Business Journal

2019-12-06T08:44:40-05:00December 6th, 2019|News|

Power can be defined in different ways. Influence. Respect. Skill. Effectiveness. The Philadelphia Business Journal editorial team sat down this summer to compile our annual Power 100 list and set out to identify the movers and shakers displaying many of those characteristics. We, as you would imagine, ultimately came up with a list of more [...]

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NBR is a recipient of the Alston Beech Foundation Grant

2019-12-06T08:45:30-05:00December 5th, 2019|Events|

The Alston Beech Foundation recently awarded more than $30,000 to a dozen non-profits at the bi-annual Consortium Meeting, which took place at the Clef Club on South Broad Street. The North Broad Renaissance (NBR) was among more than 20 organizations that have shown considerable efforts to compliment and foster revitalization efforts in the North Central [...]

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NBR Receives $12,000 Grant for Corridor Programs

2020-06-04T17:49:59-04:00December 4th, 2019|News|

The NBR was a recipent to the City of Philadelphia's Corridor Enhancement grant. Funds will be uses to execute events under the A Night aBroad initiative that kicks off November 18 and ends with the Annual State of North Broad event.  

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Will Trump’s ‘Opportunity Zone’ tax break help residents along North Broad — or push them out?

2018-12-20T17:45:38-05:00December 20th, 2018|News|

Source: http://www.philly.com/real-estate/housing/opportunity-zones-trump-philadelphia-north-broad-investment-gentrification-20181214.html The stretch of Broad Street from Susquehanna to Allegheny Avenue is just one mile long — approximately a dozen blocks of North Philadelphia asphalt punctuated by gas stations, fast-food drive-thrus, and crumbling homes. It’s an expanse that Shalimar Thomas, executive director of the nonprofit The North Broad Renaissance, sees as one of the [...]

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Renewed corridor: Economic opportunities developing along North Broad

2018-12-20T17:43:29-05:00December 20th, 2018|News|

Source: http://www.phillytrib.com/news/local_news/renewed-corridor-economic-opportunities-developing-along-north-broad/article_5c2fa363-5189-562f-9ee2-5f0c134f4f64.html Thirty-four developments are under construction, completed or proposed for the North Broad Street corridor between City Hall and Germantown Avenue. The projects include the $56 million renovation of The Met Philadelphia into the state of the art entertainment venue, the redevelopment of the historic Lorraine Divine Hotel, $25 million renovation of the former [...]

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The North Broad Renaissance release 2018 Annual Report

2018-07-06T15:46:26-04:00July 6th, 2018|News|

Thanks to you, the North Broad Renaissane had an awesome year! We want to thank you for helping us accomplish goals under our four strategic areas of focus, and we're looking forward to a continued partership as we wrap up our 2020 Vision and get started on 2030 & Beyond. Click here for the [...]

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North Broad Releases 2017 State of North Broad Report

2018-04-04T16:36:37-04:00April 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

View Full Article: http://www.philasun.com/local/north-broad-renaissance-release-2017-state-north-broad-report-2/ The North Broad Renaissance (NBR), in partnership with Econsult Solutions, released the 2017 State of North Broad report, during the annual State of North Broad fundraiser. “The 2017 State of North Broad report provides a detailed look at the changing landscape of North Broad Street and adjacent areas,” said Shalimar Thomas, [...]

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