About Fort Lee BDA

The Business District Alliance of Fort Lee (BDA) is a non-profit organization, in partnership with the Borough of Fort Lee to revitalize and promote the Main Street Shopping Corridor. Our objective is to create an environment where people will shop and live, for retailers to grow and thrive; by creating a vital community experience for all, visitors and residents alike. The BDA programs focus on Marketing and Promotions including branding, web–social media applications and special events; safety, beautification and way-finding including streetscape and storefront improvements to signage. Thanks to the dedication of our volunteer board of trustees who provide their time, talent and expertise we are able to fulfill our purpose: to ensure the vitality of Fort Lee’s Main Street Shopping Corridor.

Concours on The Palisades to Celebrate the Finest in Luxury, Exotic and Vintage Automobiles

Inaugural Car Show Set for July 16th in Fort Lee The Fort Lee Business District Alliance is excited to announce its inaugural automotive show, Concours on The Palisades, coming to town Saturday, July 16. Lining Fort Lee’s Main Street will be a collection of more than 100 luxury and exotic cars; from vintage classics to [...]

By |2022-06-15T11:01:59-04:00May 27th, 2022|Entertainment, Local Interest|0 Comments

Fort Lee Business District Alliance Names New Executive Director

The Fort Lee Business District Alliance (BDA) has selected Natalie Chapé as its new Executive Director. This comes after Stuart Z. Koperweis announced he would be stepping down as Executive Director on December 31, 2021. Koperwies held his position since 2014 and will continue to work with the Fort Lee BDA during the transitional [...]

By |2022-01-21T09:36:00-05:00January 20th, 2022|Local Interest|0 Comments

Fort Lee Business District Alliance Making the Holidays Bright with Santa Saturday

The Fort Lee Business District Alliance presented its annual Santa Saturday on December 11, 2021. Hundreds of local families from across Fort Lee and the surrounding areas basked in the day’s holiday ambience – listening to carolers singing all the classics, sipping on hot cocoa, free photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus and so [...]

By |2021-12-14T10:29:43-05:00December 14th, 2021|Entertainment, Local Interest|0 Comments

Governor Murphy Announces Return and Earn Incentive Program

NJDOL to provide $500 to new hires, cover 50% of wages during training as economy recovers from Covid-19 pandemic Governor Phil Murphy recently announced that the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) will begin implementation of the Return and Earn program. This new initiative will provide a $500 incentive for unemployed [...]

By |2021-10-06T11:28:30-04:00October 6th, 2021|Business, Local Interest|0 Comments

SBA Updates & NJEDA IDA Assistance

Just Announced SBA Assistance The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has established a Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center for homeowners, renters and business owners to provide answers to questions about SBA’s disaster loan program, explain the application process and help each person complete their electronic loan application. Virtual Business Recovery Center & Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach [...]

By |2021-09-14T12:17:49-04:00September 14th, 2021|Business, Local Interest|0 Comments

NJRHA and DoorDash Partner to Distribute $500,000 to New Jersey restaurants

New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association announced a new grant program, funded by DoorDash and administered by the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association. DoorDash is generously donating $500,000 to the NJRHA to award grants to restaurants to help them offset costs amidst cold weather and ongoing COVID-related challenges. Restaurants will be able to apply [...]

By |2021-04-05T12:23:36-04:00January 29th, 2021|Business, Eat & Drink, Local Interest|0 Comments
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