Bellaire Officials Narrow Their Focus on Economic Development Priorities


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Following two economic development workshops conducted by consultants from Marsh Darcy Partners, Bellaire officials have expressed their desire to focus on economic development priorities.


In line with this, Bellaire officials have recently announced the need to open up a new position on city staff, one that would focus on devising a strategic plan that will help revitalize its commercial tax base, create a framework to attract businesses that residents need and eliminate disincentives for businesses.

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Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones

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