The Sunset & Vine Business Improvement District is a five-year, property-based BID that spans 15 blocks along the world-renowned Sunset Boulevard, from roughly Schrader Boulevard on the west to the 101 Freeway on the east. Reestablished in 2006, the SVBID is composed of approximately 123 property owners and 252 property parcels.
Sunset Boulevard, the focal point of the SVBID, has been a central component of the entertainment industry for nearly a century. It has inspired numerous songs, television shows and movies; and at one time or another has played host to nearly every radio station in Los Angeles.
Today, Sunset Boulevard, along with the entirety of the SVBID, is reclaiming its status as the epicenter of the entertainment industry. The SVBID is undergoing an exciting transformation into a vibrant district, complete with movie and television studios, post-production companies, production-related services, cinemas, cafes and sophisticated apartments. New developments, combined with the rehabilitation of old buildings, is helping to create a stylish, yet casual neighborhood, where the streets buzz 'round the clock with entertainment seekers, students, residents and business professionals.
The Sunset & Vine BID is funded by property owners who assess themselves $1.26 million annually to pay for security and street cleaning services; streetscape beautification, homeless outreach services and marketing. The budget breakdown is as follows*:
Security - 52%
Maintenance - 20%
Administration - 14%
Beautification - 4%
Marketing - 3%
Homeless Services Coordination - 2%
Other - 5%
*Please note: These figure are approximations. Please see the Management District Plan for details.