And we believe Birmingham has even greater potential. Our city is full of creative people, historic fabric and big dreams — and we work to make all of it work together. We are REV Birmingham, a place-based revitalization and economic development nonprofit with a mission of creating vibrant commercial districts.

Who We Are


REV identifies historic business districts where its place-based approach to revitalization will take root and empower communities to dream big.

Where We Work


REV provides services for yaysayers improving their corner of the city, entrepreneurs starting or growing a business, and developers investing in Birmingham’s historic fabric.



REV harnesses the power of events to showcase the potential of underutilized spaces and to promote the appeal of Birmingham to a multitude of audiences.

Initiatives & Events


Need help with your small business?

Innovative, diverse entrepreneurs are essential to creating and sustaining vibrant commercial districts. REV’s Business Growth team is ready to help with knowledge and resources you need to start or expand your business. Our team offers workshops, one-on-one business consulting and real estate assistance.

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Want to do business in Birmingham?

From our burgeoning food scene to national attention-grabbing tech players, Birmingham is in serious economic growth mode. If you’re interested in adding your business to Birmingham’s momentum, REV’s Business Recruitment team is here to give you data, context and connections—all without a fee.

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