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central business district (CBD)

Typically the downtown section of a city,generally containing the finance, real estate,insurance, and legal headquarters for the city.

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City Centre South was supposed to bring the city the second largest retail centre in the Midlands with shops, restaurants, a new cinema, bowling alley, hotel and more.
He said: "The plans, which are largely led by the council, are poorly thought through and will lead to a decrease in bus use and an increase in city centre gridlock.
The post City Centre Bahrain continues retail expansion drive appeared first on Middle East Construction News .
"A declining high street - that reflects the same challenges faced by towns and cities across the country - has left Sunderland in need of investment and though we are seeing green shoots of revival, we have to fasttrack the city centre's transformation.
From March 1-31, City Centres in the Northern Emirates will be giving away two air tickets to one winner daily at each mall, while the My City Centres will be giving one ticket away daily at each shopping centre from March 17 until May 15.
City Centre Bahrain extends its warmest congratulations and best wishes to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and to the Kingdom of Bahrain on this joyous occasion.
Chief Insp Cherie Buttle said Mcleod is 'well-known to rough-sleep and beg in the city centre.'.
Jalil Mekouar, chief executive officer of Hotels at Majid Al Futtaim - Properties said: "I'm delighted to announce the official opening of Aloft City Centre Deira, our 13th hotel in the region, to the public.
new alignment enables creating an attractive pedestrian city centre and frees up all the previous reservations made in the master plans also outside of the city centre.
The promotion was available at Mall of the Emirates, City Centres Deira, Mirdif, Me'aisem, Al Shindagha and My City Centre Al Barsha in Dubai, City Centres Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, My City Centre Nasseriya and Matajer al Quoz, Al Khan, Al Mirgab and Al Juraina in the Northern Emirates, City Centres Muscat and Qurum in Oman, City Centre Bahrain as well as City Centre Beirut in Lebanon and Mall of Egypt in Egypt.
Majid al Futtaim, the Middle East, Africa and Asia's leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer, has launched its Ramadan campaign, 'Make a Difference' campaign at Muscat City Centre and Qurm City Centre.
This September and October, visitors of malls in the UAE including Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira, City Centre Mirdif, City Centre Me'aisem, City Centre Al Shindagha, My City Centre Al Barsha, City Centre Ajman, City Centre Fujairah, City Centre Sharjah,My City Centre Nasseriya, Matajer Al Juraina and Matajer Al Mirgab will be able to get complimentary check-ups by healthcare professionals on site.