The Rosslyn Business Improvement District

The Rosslyn Business Improvement District (BID) is a designated 17-block mixed-use, urban center in the heart of Rosslyn. Funded by a special tax paid by property owners within the BID boundaries, the Rosslyn BID provides services to enhance, grow and maintain the neighborhood through a public/private partnership with Arlington County.

Our Vision

Rosslyn is Arlington's vibrant downtown and serves as an innovative economic, social and cultural hub for the region and beyond.

Rosslyn is an energetic, diverse and interconnected community that is home to businesses, retailers and residents. Rosslyn is a prime location that is easily accessible to workers, residents and visitors. Within walking distance to DC, we have multiple transportation options including Metro, major highways and walking and biking paths. Our highly-educated workforce attracts small and large businesses seeking innovative and creative employees. Rosslyn has a flourishing art and culture scene, with lively streets, a wide variety of entertainment and dining options, green public spaces, recreational amenities and historical monuments. Our well-lit and pedestrian-friendly sidewalks and open spaces are alive with residents and visitors enjoying public art, outdoor dining, thriving street-front businesses and the many events staged downtown.

Our Mission

The Rosslyn BID provides high-quality, customer-oriented services designed to define, enhance and continually improve Rosslyn for those who work, live, visit and do business here.

As a resourceful and collaborative organization, we work in partnership with our key stakeholders and Arlington County to create a welcoming, creative, thriving environment that supports Rosslyn’s residents and a wide range of business types, from innovative start-ups to established Fortune 500 companies and international associations. We take an active leadership role in all that we do, serving as a collaborator, community builder and agent of positive change.

Our Core Services and Program Areas

Our Staff