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

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 [...]

2019-12-06T08:44:40+00:00December 6th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Shalimar Thomas recognized as a Power 100 by the Philadelphia Business Journal

NBR is a recipient of the Alston Beech Foundation Grant

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 [...]

2019-12-06T08:45:30+00:00December 5th, 2019|Events|Comments Off on NBR is a recipient of the Alston Beech Foundation Grant

NBR Receives Grant $12,0000 Grant for Corridor Programs

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.  

2019-12-06T08:45:53+00:00December 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on NBR Receives Grant $12,0000 Grant for Corridor Programs

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

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 [...]

2018-12-20T17:45:38+00:00December 20th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Will Trump’s ‘Opportunity Zone’ tax break help residents along North Broad — or push them out?

Renewed corridor: Economic opportunities developing along North Broad

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 [...]

2018-12-20T17:43:29+00:00December 20th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Renewed corridor: Economic opportunities developing along North Broad

The North Broad Renaissance release 2018 Annual Report

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 [...]

2018-07-06T15:46:26+00:00July 6th, 2018|News|Comments Off on The North Broad Renaissance release 2018 Annual Report

North Broad Releases 2017 State of North Broad Report

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, [...]

2018-04-04T16:36:37+00:00April 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on North Broad Releases 2017 State of North Broad Report

Report: Jobs, education increase on North Broad

View Full Article: https://temple-news.com/report-jobs-education-increase-on-north-broad/ In 2017, there was an increase in jobs, educational attainment and population along North Broad Street between City Hall and Germantown Avenue, according to a report by the community revitalization group North Broad Renaissance. North Broad Renaissance is a nonprofit community organization that incentivizes development along the North Broad corridor, coordinating [...]

2018-04-04T16:33:17+00:00April 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Report: Jobs, education increase on North Broad

Broad Street Rising

https://news.temple.edu/sites/news/files/Publications/Temple-Magazine/2018/tmagwin18_pdf.pdf

2018-04-04T16:32:14+00:00April 4th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Broad Street Rising