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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There were only a few metro areas where BA attainment rates actually declined close to the central business district, including Las Vegas and several metro areas in the interior of California.
Muscat: The Central Business District in London will organise a three-day symposium today on 'Investment in Port and Free Zones of the Sultanate of Oman', with participation of elite businessmen, companies and investors.
Councillor Berman, pictured left, said: "We want businesses to locate within the Central Business District that might not be currently located in Cardiff.
"This 5-star hotel and serviced residence complex will be the perfect complement to Abu Dhabi's new Central Business District, offering premium short and long-term accommodation for leisure travellers and the business community, John Thomas, Executive Director of Mubadala Real Estate & Hospitality, said.
This volume, a reprint from 1972, is a geographic study of the central business district and its changing nature.
The Exchange Flags complex has rejuvenated the geographical core of Liverpool's central business district and hopefully investment in existing properties in the area will radiate from there.
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.
With a few exceptions, such as Boston and San Francisco, downtowns, or the central business districts of major American cities, are either defunct or on their last legs.
While only non-food retail--such as department store sales--has declined downtown, this small, highly visible sector is the traditional barometer of central business district vitality.
International House (800-633-5770 or www.ihhotel.com), is in the historic central business district at 221 Camp Street, two blocks from the French Quarter.
Next up in Chattanooga's continuing facelift is a rebuilding of the southern end of the central business district, the rebirth of the public housing area west of downtown and a planning project called FutureScape, which will look at development patterns and hopefully help with sprawl issues.

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