Central business district


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Central business district

(CBD)
The main commercial area with concentrated office and retail stores located in an urban area.
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We were sitting in the office above his tire service business in the Central Business District of Johannesburg, under portraits of past President Nelson Mandela and current President Thabo Mbeki, who took office in June 1999 and was re-elected last April.
The now sold central business district properties totalled some 190,000 square metres, the company added.
Land in the business areas became more valuable, and particularly in those constrained by topography like Manhattan and Chicago's loop, buildings became higher and higher: Central Business Districts (CBDs) in embryo.
Search and Rescue worker Mitchell Brown inspects a collapsed staircase of a building in the central business district while a rescue worker from Los Angeles searches an earthquake damaged building in central Christchurch.
Research also reveals that since 2004, lettings to the financial services industry in the central business district have soared by an impressive 142%.
Modern art enhances the otherwise mininalist space of a room at Loft 523, an impressive boutique hotel in New Orleans' Central Business District.
From Buenos Aires to Beijing, central business districts are characterised by these homogeneous symbols of corporatism and profligacy.
2 million) by the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) for the development of the second phase of its integrated mixed-use real estate project coming up in the heart of the citys Central Business District.
With vacancy rates in the CBD in the past five years down from 22 percent to around 11 percent, we have every confidence that with continued limited availability and increased rental rates the White Plains Central Business District has a bright future.
The second objection was that by deleting areas from the central business district project and placing them in a new project, the actions of the council violated (a judgment), limiting the agency to $750 million of tax increment on the original central business district project of the city.
The modern central business district of Oslo is a mess, and a disgrace to a city centre which is otherwise of great quality and subtle, generous human scale.
Fairfax has created another core area of employment apart from the traditional central business district of the District of Columbia, but it has not replaced itOThese two jurisdictions are not independent of each other, but rather supportive of one another, providing alternative environments to foster and enhance business development throughout the metropolitan area.

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