Storefront Improvement Program
WHAT IS THE STOREFRONT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM?
The City of Redondo Beach now offers a Commercial Storefront Improvement Program that provides up to a 50% matching grant to commercial business and property owners for façade improvements. Eligible properties must be located within one of the following areas:
Artesia Boulevard Commercial Corridor, properties located in Redondo Beach along Artesia Boulevard between Aviation Boulevard on the west end and Hawthorne Boulevard on the east end.
Aviation Boulevard Commercial Corridor, properties located in Redondo Beach along Aviation Boulevard between Artesia Boulevard on the north end and Harper Avenue on the south end.
A Program Area map can be downloaded here or by clicking the link provided below.
Eligible improvements under the Program are outlined in the Program Guidelines and include, but are not limited to, exterior paint, removal and replacement of old signs and awnings, repair and replacement of windows and entry doors, landscaping, and remediation of city and state code violations. Program Guidelines are available to download using the links below.
APPLICANTS MAY APPLY TO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TIERS OF FUNDING:
|Maximum Grant Amount||Minimum Match Required||Total Improvement Cost|
|Tier 1: Mini Grants||$2,500||50%||$5,000|
|Tier 2: Significant Storefront Improvements||$10,000||50%||$20,000|
|Tier 3: Multiple Tenant Commercial||$15,000||50%||$30,000|
HOW DO I APPLY?
Interested business and property owners are encouraged to fill out an Interest Form and speak with staff prior to submitting a formal application. You may contact the Waterfront and Economic Development Department at 310-318-0631 extension 2389 and you can download the Program Guidelines, Interest Form, and Application using the links below.