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ABOUT COLLEGE AREA BUSINESS DISTRICT

The College Area Economic Development Corporation, commonly known as “College Area Business District” is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. We serve as a small business advocacy organization meeting the needs of the business owners and commercial property owners in our district. The District boundaries are El Cajon Boulevard between 54th Street and 73rd Street, on Montezuma Road north of El Cajon Boulevard and College Avenue north of El Cajon Boulevard up to and including the businesses on San Diego State University campus.

Organized in 1996, the College Area Business District manages contracts with the City of San Diego for the Maintenance Assessment District (MAD) and the Business Improvement District (BID). Under the Maintenance Assessment District, we are responsible for maintaining the aesthetics within the boundaries of the College Heights MAD (El Cajon Boulevard between 54th Street & 73rd Street).
Our organization is governed by a 17 member volunteer Board of Directors elected annually by over 700 business owners and commercial property owners. The Board oversees all activities which are guided by the various committees and carried out by staff.

The College Area Economic Development Corporation’s mission is: To provide a united voice for our members and give each business owner the ability to flourish.

Mixers

Social events designed to celebrate the College Area and bring residents & businesses together.

Ribbon Cutting Events

Celebrate your Grand Opening, Anniversaries & Special Occasions with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!

Make It Market

An intimate monthly artisans pop-up market hosted by College Area Businesses.

Workshops

Educational workshops designed to offer College Area Merchants the tools to start or grow their business.

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February 2020

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  • Marketing Committee Meeting
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  • Business Development Committee
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  • Grand Opening of Fashion Exchange
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  • MAD Committee Meeting
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  • Executive Committee Meeting
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  • Board of Director's Meeting - College Area Business District
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  • MVMNT Mixer
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  • Make It Market

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