Corona del Mar BID
Accomplishments & Goals

Completed Projects & Maintenance

Over the past 17 year years, The CDM BID has proudly invested over $3,000,000 back into the community with the following accomplishments. For more information, see annual reports.

  • Relinquishment of Coast Hwy from Caltrans and the construction of landscaped medians.
  • Installation of pedestrian crosswalks at Iris and Orchid.
  • Construction of the “Town Square” with Clock Tower at PCH and Marguerite.
  • Installation of street furniture including bus stop benches, sidewalk benches, trash receptacles and bike racks.
  • Landscaping of the sidewalk tree wells.
  • Installation of decorative “Heritage” street lighting fixtures.
  • Holiday & special event décor & seasonal light pole banners.
  • Enhanced Gateway entry into Corona del Mar at PCH & MacArthur.
  • Pocket Park created as mini pedestrian park by Hobie Surf Shop.
  • Business Beautification Recognition Awards Program.
  • Merchant Marketing & Media Campaigns in conjunction with the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce.
  • Marketing contributions for Corona del Mar Chamber Programs: CDM Business Directory, Christmas Walk and Dolphin Topiary Décor Program.

Future Goals & Priorities

  • Flower Street Sign Program to incorporate illustrations of the flowers for which the streets are named.
  • News Rack upgrades and associated ordinance changes for a more aesthetically pleasing appearance.
  • Parking – Continue to explore increased availability and ordinance changes for Cdm Parking.
  • Gateway Entry Project Lighting Maintenance for a festive nighttime entry into Cdm.
  • Marguerite Beautification Project – Create a Town Center Atmosphere (Marguerite & PCH).
  • Street Furniture – Maintain existing and add new features.
  • Landscaping – Maintain landscaping and continue to develop a lush garden environment.
  • Holiday Lighting & Décor – Continue to upgrade & enhance holiday Decor.
  • Communications – Upgrade website for better member communications & marketing
  • Outreach – continue annual town meetings and increase outreach workshops. Continue to assist Merchant Marketing Programs in conjunction with the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce

For more information, see annual reports.