Committees

Downtown

MAKING A
BETTER PLACE

Non-profit membership organization founded 1986

Downtown San Jose is our business. As the San Jose Downtown Association, we represent more than 2,100 businesses, non-profits and property owners and work collaboratively to enhance the Downtown experience. We make downtown a better place

How we do it

Events & Promotions

Marketing & Communications

Events & Promotions

Clean, Safe & Beautiful Programs

Business Development

Our Impact

1 +
advocacy meetings per year
1 million +
reach annually on social media
$ 1 million
in annual economic impact from 100+ days of event programming
1 +
tons of trash and debris removed
1 +
advocacy meetings per year
1 +
street trees planted
1 k +
planters installed
1 k +
murals curated
1 +
downtown doors with student artwork
1 +
art crosswalks created
Special

DOWNTOWN'S
DISTRICTS

Learn more about the special districts managed by the San Jose Downtown Association including the Business Improvement District and the Property-Based Improvement District.

Business

Improvement District
The San Jose Downtown Association was founded through the creation of a Business Improvement District in 1986. Every business within the BID boundaries is a member of the Downtown Association.

Property-Based

Improvement District

Best known for its Groundwerx program, the PBID was established in 2007 and provides clean and safe services, small business and permitting assistance and beautification projects. It is an independent 501(c)(6) non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors.

SAN JOSE DOWNTOWN FOUNDATION

Love the Downtown Doors program showcasing student artists on utility doors and boxes? The San Jose Downtown Foundation is focused on enhancing the cultural, aesthetic and educational environment downtown. The foundation also funded murals and other projects. It is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization governed by a Board of Trustees.

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