Our Mission

The West Broadway Business and Area Coalition (WBC) leads initiatives to bring businesses, non-profit organizations and neighbors together to create an inviting and vital West Broadway corridor that will transform the Northside into a thriving economic community.

Contact Us

West Broadway Business and Area Coalition 1011 West Broadway Avenue, Suite 202 Minneapolis, MN 55411 Phone: 612-353-5178 E-mail: Erin Jerabek Heelan: erin@westbroadway.org Carla Schleicher: carla@westbroadway.org Shaina Brassard: shaina@westbroadway.org DeVon Nolen: devon@westbroadway.org Rob Hanson: rob@westbroadway.org West Broadway Farmers Market: marketmanager@westbroadway.org General Information: info@westbroadway.org

WBC Membership – Become a Supporting Member Today!

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When you become a member of the WBC, you are enhancing your stake by supporting an organization that works to create a more inviting atmosphere and positive image for the area, which in turn will lay the foundation for ongoing development. Some of this work includes: Advocacy on public policy, planning, and projects aimed at […]


WEST BROADWAY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (WBID) What is a Business Improvement District (BID)? Outstanding commercial corridors sustain healthy small businesses and improve the quality of life for the entire community. A BID, also known as a self-managed Special Service District (SSD) in Minneapolis, is a tool that has been used locally, nationally and internationally to improve and revitalize small and large commercial districts by providing a higher level of service for business district customers. In the City of Minneapolis there are 16 SSDs. Services and amenities vary greatly per district and can include: banners, holiday decorations, streetscape greenery, sidewalk and street cleaning, snow removal, and marketing. By implementing a BID on West Broadway Avenue, the additional assessment paid by property and business owners provides a platform for continued economic growth and sustained development. Establishing a BID on West Broadway, the primary commercial corridor in North Minneapolis,... 

Latest WBC News

Request for Proposals: West Broadway POP-UP Series- rolling deadline

Request for Proposals - West Broadway POP-UP Series DOWNLOADpdf of the RFP HERE  PROJECT BACKGROUND West Broadway Business and Area Coalition (WBC) is seeking proposals from members of the Northside Community (non-profits, community groups, and/or artists)  for pop-up events, placemaking initiatives, and public art installations on West Broadway now through October of 2014.   While “placemaking” can mean different things to different people, Project for Public Spaces identifies... 

Business Networking Breakfast: Thurs, August 28th 8:30am

  Join the West Broadway Area Business Committee and Lowry Corridor Business Association for a networking breakfast! All are welcome. Thursday, August 28th, 2014 8:30-10:00am Farview Park (corner of 29th Ave N and Lyndale) 8:30 Networking and Breakfast, sponsored by US Bank 9:00 Program 9:45 Networking The program includes updates from Minneapolis CPED and Police Departments, a word from US Bank and a presentation from our Spotlight Speakers from LifeSource, Peter D. Farstad,... 

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