The REV Vision – Birmingham is the most vibrant urban market in the Southeast where everyone can realize their dreams.
The REV Mission – REV Birmingham (REV) creates vibrant commercial districts by filling vacant spaces and growing sustainable businesses.
REV is an economic development organization that stimulates business growth and improves quality of life in Birmingham’s City Center and its Neighborhood Commercial Centers. REV fuels commercial vitality through proactive business recruitment and retention activities, and by encouraging private and public investments that support economic growth citywide. REV’s initiatives generate positive results for partners, enhance tax revenue, generate and sustain jobs, increase tourism and positively influence perceptions about the City of Birmingham. REV is a public-private partnership formed in 2012 by the strategic merger of Operation New Birmingham and Main Street Birmingham.
REV Birmingham partners with the business community and the City of Birmingham to create sustainable business districts in which people live, work and play throughout Birmingham’s 365-block City Center.
REV Birmingham works on the ground in urban commercial districts to organize merchants and spark private-public revitalization partnerships.
REV Birmingham’s Business Growth and Innovation team is committed to helping small business owners define and achieve their goals, moving their plan from concept to reality.
REV Birmingham’s catalytic development team identifies properties that are holding a community back and revitalizes them.