HI. WE'RE REV BIRMINGHAM.

REV is a place-based revitalization and economic development nonprofit working to make the city of Birmingham a more vibrant place. What’s vibrant? We’re looking for a beautiful combination of authentic places and diverse people. We work toward our mission by strengthening places, creating experiences and supporting business owners. 

FOCUSED.

REV focuses our work in Downtown Birmingham and the historic commercial district of Woodlawn. Where ever we work, we always say community leads and design feeds – which means that we examine the pieces of a community and work with stakeholders to agree on a vision and design strategies that fuel it. We confront challenges with daring problem solving and a collaborative spirit to help our neighbors realize their dreams.

Where We Work

IMPACTFUL.

REV provides services for Birmingham yaysayers who need help organizing and strategizing; local startups and small businesses in or interested in the city of Birmingham; and developers and investors who are contributing to Birmingham’s renaissance. Learn more about how REV can help you contribute to making Birmingham a vibrant place!

Services

VIBRANT.

REV hosts a number of initiatives and events that are designed to prove markets where others didn’t believe they exist. Events are a powerful tool to show the potential of a places, programs and businesses. REV’s register of initiatives and events changes as the city changes. Learn more about what we’re doing now.

Initiatives & Events

REV Birmingham does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. That includes hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

REV is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, clients and communities served.

So what are we working on right now? Take a look at some of the latest news from our projects, clients and more.

News

  • The Importance of Downtown

    Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Yaysayers

    “As the literal and figurative heart of their cities, downtowns represent and welcome residents, employees, and visitors from all walks of life,” says David Downey, President and CEO of the International Downtown Association (IDA), as he discusses the importance of downtown and the role it plays in keeping the vibrancy alive in our city centers!

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  • Appreciating the Value of Birmingham

    Filed Under: Business-Proving, Front Page, Yaysayers

    Medical Properties Trust, our vitality sponsor for the Value of Downtown Report, is here to discuss how Birmingham has laid the foundation for you to grow your healthcare business. With its well-known healthcare systems and diverse communities rich in history and culture – the Magic City is the place you need to be!

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  • The Vanishing Authenticity of Birmingham

    Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved, Potential-Proving

    Much of the “Birmingham character” that we appreciate and promote today is thanks to the many beautiful historic buildings and homes that still stand. Our concentration of historic structures is unique, and it’s an asset for our entire region’s economic development and growth, as that authenticity attracts people seeking sense of place and quality of life. But how do we ensure that the authenticity doesn’t begin to vanish as we continue to revive these historic structures?

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And check out the impact we measured from our work last year!

REV’s 2020 Annual Report

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