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DDA looks to expand pop-up shop program

 

November 15, 2019

Kim E. Strom/Daily Globe

THE CITY of Bessemer Downtown Development Authority meets Thursday and discusses several ideas and projects. From left are: Dave Osier, Dustin Filippini, Kady Meinke, Doug Olsen, Adam Zak and Kara Bjorkquist. Present but not pictured is city manager Charly Loper.

By KIM E. STROM

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BESSEMER - During the regular meeting of the city of Bessemer's Downtown Development Authority, expanding the pop-up shop program was a main focus of interest.

The pop-up shop program offers many benefits to new and expanding shop owners. It provides up to six months of free rent at a downtown district location of choice and 1:1 matching funds for improvements to the building, according to the city's website.

"It would be nice to offer some sort of marketing," said board member Kady Meinke. Board member Adam Zak suggested coming up with a price to...



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