ABOUT Downtown San Diego Partnership

About DSDP

WHAT IS THE DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO PARTNERSHIP?

The Downtown San Diego Partnership is the leading advocate for the branding, revitalization, economic vitality, and growth of Downtown San Diego. We are a member-based, non-profit organization committed to the success of San Diego’s vibrant and world-class urban centre.

The Downtown San Diego Partnership was founded in 1993 by a merger of two Downtown organizations: the San Diego Downtown Association/Central City Association and San Diegans, Inc.

The Downtown San Diego Partnership has more than 325 members, representing a variety of business sectors including real estate, start-up incubators, banking, law, defense, insurance, communications, technology, energy, and tourism and hospitality.

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HOW WE ARE FUNDED:

Membership – The Downtown San Diego Partnership has more than 325 members, representing a variety of business sectors including real estate, start-up incubators, banking, law, defense, insurance, communications, technology, energy, and tourism and hospitality.

Downtown Property-based Business Improvement District (PBID) – The Partnership manages the Downtown Clean & Safe program through the PBID, which oversees the enhanced maintenance and safety services in the following downtown neighborhoods: Core, Columbia, Marina, Gaslamp Quarter, East Village, and Cortez. The Partnership receives funds from property tax assessments on owners within the PBID to administer the program. To learn more about the PBID/Clean & Safe program, click here.

Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) – The Partnership manages the Downtown BID from First Street to Tenth Avenue and Ash Street to E Street for which it receives City funding. To learn more about our BID program, click here.

Special Events – The Partnership plans, produces, and promotes a variety of special events throughout the year, including membership mixers, luncheons, an annual golf tournament, an annual “Taste of Downtown” event, and the Alonzo Awards and Installation dinners. Our events have earned a reputation for their substance, relevance, and entertainment. To view the calendar of upcoming events, please click here.

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THE DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP

Leadership. Advocacy. Results. We are the Downtown San Diego Partnership.

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MEMBERSHIP

More than 300 companies and organizations make up the Downtown Partnership. See who’s making great strides for San Diego’s future.

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TESTIMONIALS

We take pride in the value we offer to our members. And, we value their feedback.

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