Thursday, October 1, 2009

DEVELOPMENT: Reducing Vacant Businesses in Ball Square

Question/Comment: What can be done to prevent Ball Square storefronts from being empty and unused?

City Update 11/19/09: The Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD) attempts to match business owners looking for space with vacancies whenever possible. However, this task has become more difficult in the current recession and improvement is anticipated when the economy strengthens.

City Update 5/19/08: The Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD) will carry out a study of all major business districts, including Ball Square, to determine what kind of businesses will succeed in the area and to market the area to prospective businesses.

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