Free Advertising For Your Business
Belmar Business Partnership Services
Facade and Fit Out Grants
We will advertise your business on FaceBook for free. This is a paid service but to assist you with your business the Belmar Business Partnership pays it for you. On average, these advertisements will reach 5000 viewers. Spots are limited so do not delay. In 2014 the BBP also promoted Belmar with a full size billboard on the NJ Turnpike (pictured above). In 2015 we had a strong social media presence on Facebook. Starting May 18, 2016 will will run 154 TV commercials on News12 NJ. They will run through August 8th 2016.
At the Belmar Business Partnership we take care to provide merchants and property owners personalized services for their unique needs. Our members are professional, courteous and efficient. We provide a variety of services including:
The Façade Improvement Grant is intended to encourage and assist Belmar businesses to improve the appearance of their businesses. Maximum individual grants of 33 percent of façade improvement construction costs up to a maximum grant of $5,000 per unit and $10,000 for multiple storefront units are available. There is a maximum grant limit of $2,500 for commercial properties on the “B” assessment schedule. Click the link.
The Fit Out Grant assists new retail and food businesses with fit out costs such as fixtures, interior lighting and interior remodeling. Maximum grants of 50% of fit out cost to a maximum grant of $3,000 are available. For complete information packets on the grant program, click the link.
Awnings & Signs (Jersey Shore Awnings offers 10% discounts for Belmar)
For information regarding obtaining awning and sign permits from the Borough of Belmar and about discounts offered by awning companies to Belmar commercial properties and businesses contact us.
Monmouth County Grants Available to Belmar Businesses
Develop a Business Plan
We encourage all businesses to operate with a business plan, and we require such a plan for businesses applying for a Fit Out Grant. Assistance in developing a business plan is available from the Small Business Development Center at Brookdale Community College.
The Visual Improvement Committee improves the appearance of the town. We assist the Borough with seasonal decorations and as well as flowers and other enhancements. All ideas are welcome. Come join our effort.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us. Our friendly staff will help find the best solutions for you. 732 894-9022
Our committees improve the town of Belmar. If you would like to be a part of that, we surely need your help. Contact us for further information.