Are you a downtown business owner? Are you hoping to boost your storefront’s image, but unsure about how to proceed or lacking the extra cash to do so? The City is partnering with the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD), the Economic Development Authority, and the North Saint Paul Business Association to sponsor a Façade Improvement Program for businesses in the Downtown B2 Zoning District.
Here are some quick facts about the program:
Loan Amount: $1,000 - $15,000
Forgivable Loan/Grant: 20% is forgivable
Owner Equity: 20% of project amount
Loan Term: Up to 5 years
Awnings, Front / rear building façade, Landscaping, Lighting, Restoration (paint, cleaning, siding), Signage, Windows / doors