After months of hard work to gain support and submit an application to the City of Cape Town for establishment, the Salt River Business Improvement District (SRBID) took its first few steps on Monday 1 September 2014. The City of Cape Town approved the SRBID application on the 29th of May 2014. Given this approval the SRBID had to comply with a number of administrative requirements in order to become operational.
The SRBID Vision
The vision of the SRBID is to establish and maintain a safe, clean, well-managed CBD area that attracts and retains business investment and attractive retail opportunities.
The SRBID Mission
It is the mission of the SRBID to create an inviting and safe business district attractive and safe for visitors and shoppers alike.
The full operational deployment of the SRBID includes a dedicated full time BID manager, a public safety deployment of foot patrollers and patrol vehicles and an urban maintenance group that will perform additional cleaning and urban maintenance tasks in the SRBID area. The Salt River Improvement District Board appointed Geocentric to manage the SRBID. The Geocentric Manager appointed to manage the area is Melvin Myburgh.