Affordable land and leasing costs, abundant fresh water, an educated workforce, low business costs and easy access to financing, technical assistance and efficient transportation have helped local businesses succeed and grow.
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The Common Council approved the Near South Side Area Plan on May 27, 2009, and amended it on June 23, 2015 to include the Walker's Point Strategic Action Plan and on March 1, 2016 to include the Walker Square Strategic Action Plan.
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Links to area business improvement districts, community groups, and other usseful resources in the area.
Links to redevelopment plans, neighborhood design guidlines, and other planning and development efforts in the area.
Contract Management Team (CMT) / Funding Partners (FP)
We are grateful for the support provided by the following organizations.
Redevelopmemt Corp. FP, CMT
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