Welcome to PIO
  1. The PIO is committed to promote business and commerce within the Santa Monica Pico Blvd Business Improvement area.
  2. The PIO is committed to promote goodwill between the business community and the residential areas immediately adjacent to the Boulevard.
Contact Info

3019 Pico Blvd #4
Santa Monica, CA 90405


Monthly Board Meeting

The PIO Board of Directors meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Virginia Ave Park. Click to view the meeting agenda, here

PIO BYLAWS click here

Our Partners

The Pico Boulevard district in the City of Santa Monica contains a growing number of attractions, businesses, art galleries, one-of-a-kind clothing boutiques, coffee shops, and more. A zone of small clubs, cafés, Trader Joe's, and the critically acclaimed restaurants Upper West, Valentino, and Lares are found along the Eastern sector of the boulevard; while Vidiots, Bowlmor Santa Monica Bowling Lanes, Shutters on the Beach, Casa del Mar and the Viceroy hotels mark Pico's western terminus.

Major landmarks include the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, McCabe's Guitar Shop, the Morgan-Wixson Theatre, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica College and Santa Monica High School. 


Santa Monica Welcomes the LA Marathon!

Attention all runners! Get ready for the 2014 ASICS LA Marathon, finishing at the beach on Sunday, March 9th, 2014. Whether you're a runner or a cheering fan, come join us at the finish line! Don't miss out on the marathon-inspired discounts and special events.

For more information on events, street closures, or how to register, visit www.smgov.net/marathon/marathon.aspx.


Most Loved Santa Monica Survey

Pick Pico! This is your chance to show your love for Pico Blvd restaurants, salons, art galleries and more. Be sure to include all your favorite local merchants. Thank you!


Annual General Meeting: Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 7:00pm

General membership and residents

Elections will be held to fill five seats on the Board of Directors 

Guest Speakers: 
Artis Williams, Neighborhood Resource Officer (SMPD), Police statistics for the Pico Corridor

Greg Brown, Santa Monica College, Campus Construction

Donna J Gentry, Marketing Communications/Special Events Consultants (Gentry Group), Updates on the PIO 2013/2014 "Stronger Together" events

Meeting Details:
Located at the Thelma Terry Building at Virginia Avenue Park (2200 Virginia Ave) with parking in the adjacent free lot. Snacks and refreshments. 


Pico Winter Holiday Art Walk: Saturday, November 30th 3:00-9:00pm


Pico Stronger Together Holiday Mixer: November 19 at Le Meridien Delfina