Downtown 2020 is a collective vision for the revitalization of downtown Beverly, developed with input from more than 1,000 community voices.
We have 4 goals:
1) be a regional center for arts &
culture, creative industry & innovation
2) attract retail & creative businesses
3) follow development paths that recognize the unique assets of Cabot & Rantoul Streets
4) continually strengthen BMS to do the work of revitalization
Join 30 + Main
with other young community leaders to help shape downtown Beverly's future
Meetings with City Officials We will be hosting these meetings quarterly and will rotate times to accommodate a variety schedules. Downtown business owners, please make sure we have your current email address so you can be notified when we set the next meeting. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your current email address.
Calling all restaurants! Are you interested in being a part of the outdoor dining program this summer? If so, email
IT'S OFFICIAL! Downtown Beverly has been named one of the top 50 small business shopping destinations in the US! We are proud that downtown Beverly is on the list published by Small Business Trends.
More importantly, we're happy that our independent, local business owners are being recognized for their creativity and entrepreneurial spirit. Congratulations to each of small business owners!
New businesses are thriving downtown! Copper Cactus, Mowers, Green Papaya, Karma Hair Studio, Prides Piccola Napoletana, Scavenger's Trove, Let's Get Creative, Interesting Finds, North Shore Auto Gallery, Paulie Fadez Barbershop, SoHoCats Feline Hotel, Peak Design Firm
, Zietgeist Gallery and more!
See downtown on Channel 5's Chronicle show!
Check out all these new construction projects downtown
Check out this landmark property for sale downtown: Cabot Cinema
"Beverly was a beautiful town before, but it has never shined brighter.” Read the Boston Globe article about the impact of our Facade Improvement Program
Beverly named one of Greater Boston's "Top Spots to Live in 2013"
Beverly approves TIF on Rantoul Street to spur TOD housing
Thinking of opening a business in Beverly? Check out 10 reasons why you'll love it. And here's our Guide to Starting Your Business in Beverly to smooth the way
Our STAR program will help you buy window boxes, a new flag or paint for a mural on your building.
Check out the before & after photos from our Facade & Sign Improvement Program
Banking on Beverly offers low-interest loans for major property improvements
Downtown Properties Available for Sale or Lease
Online Business Directory
What's Happening Downtown
Join us for a community meeting to announce the launch of the Beverly Arts District and to share the plans for The Beverly Oracle with residents.
The meeting will be:
Wednesday, May 7
First Baptist Church
221 Cabot Street
The meeting is being co-hosted by Beverly Main Streets, Montserrat College of Art and the City of Beverly. We look forward to sharing all the work we did with the NEA grant and getting input on our plans from residents. This meeting will also help us satisfy requirements to receive designation from the state as a Cultural District, which we need to be eligible for state funding from arts and cultural grants.
Arts Fest Paint and Sip Fundraiser Join us May 1st at the Wicked Art Bar for a special creative fundraising event and a night of painting and sipping to raise money to support Art Fest! This is an instructor-led painting class - part technique, part fun - no experience required for only $40! Click here to sign up!
Save the Dates for our 2014 Downtown Events Yes, we are having three block parties this year! Arts Fest Beverly is June 14 and THE BLOCK Parties are July 12, August 2 AND October 4.
Hit up one of the 18 downtown businesses that won “Best of the North Shore” awards
The Beverly Project – Watch video by Jeremy Greer about his ongoing photographic study of independent business owners in Beverly