Looking to improve your downtown property?
Main Street Beatrice enjoys being part of improvement and rehabilitation projects in our downtown area. Our buildings hold fascinating stories, captivating architecture, and provide the unique qualities people enjoy in a downtown.
If you are a building owner, a tenet, or looking to purchase a downtown property we welcome you to reach out to us to discuss your ideas or challenges. Taking the steps to improve your property can be scary but can be very beneficial to you and our community, thank you for being part of the change.
Looking to Improve Your Building?
Beatrice Design Guidelines – This is a document that provides tips and pointers to assist you in making improvements and repairs to your building while also avoiding costly mistakes and damaging important building features. Contact Main Street Beatrice for additional details and information. Created in collaboration with the Nebraska Main Street Network.
The National Park Service has great resources that help you understand how to make quality repairs to your older potentially historic building. Here is the link to their technical resource documents and videos.
Main Street Beatrice can help provide:
- Ideas for improvements
- Contractor lists
- Discuss materials suitable for downtown building projects
- Discuss steps to take with historic buildings that prevents costly repair mistakes and loss of important features
- Discuss building efficiency concerns
- Help connect you to possible tax incentives or grant funds (need to contact us prior to starting your project)
Please don’t be afraid to reach out to us with your questions or thoughts as we are here to support downtown development in its many different forms.
Looking to Improve Your Sidewalk?
City of Beatrice Sidewalk Improvement Matching Fund – The City of Beatrice has a program that helps those dealing with sidewalk concerns get a little support for making improvements.
- Hollow sidewalk mitigation or repair
- Sidewalk settling
- Sidewalk cracking
Please don’t be afraid to reach out to us with your questions we are here to support improvements in our downtown community.
Looking to Build New?
Our downtown area does offer opportunities for new construction in a few areas. We encourage you to reach out to us and also the City of Beatrice as you consider a project in our downtown area.