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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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This article examines some of the elements, particularly the retail elements, in current town and city centre regeneration projects, and discusses some of the issues raised by these projects.
The board will have 14 members and operate at 'arm's length' from the city council, although suggestions that Birmingham should copy Coventry, Manchester and Glasgow by forming an entirely separate city centre company have been rejected.
This is part of the company's vision to create great moments for everyone, every day," said Husam al Mandhari, senior mall manager at City Centre Muscat.
In Coventry many retailers that should be in the city centre are not because they are at Central Six.
With summer in effect, Fujairah City Centre and Sharjah City Centre have also joined hands to create a shopping extravaganza called 'Pick-Your-Pack' to maintain this positive growth throughout the season.
Along with the Friars Walk retail and leisure scheme, these investments in the city centre form a key part of our wider strategic regeneration programme to attract further businesses into the heart of the city and a broader range of uses, as well as encouraging people into the city centre.
The majority of members of the public now view shopping in Liverpool as better than Cheshire Oaks, Manchester city centre or the Trafford Centre, though the battle with the latter two remains close.
Newcastle's plans for the Discovery Quarter are aimed at shifting city centre housing stock away from townhouses and apartments, and towards family homes.
Organisers say: "There's loads of room in and around the City Centre loop, including University Square, to get a good view of the start of the race, and the finishing straight when the runners return.
Mohamed Hamza and his wife Roselle Medel Hamza got what they were looking for this year -- more family time, thanks to City Centre Sharjah.
UAE-based mall developer Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) recently opened its latest property, My City Centre Al Dhait, in Ras Al Khaimah, which marks another investment by the company in a community and convenience-focused retail and services destination.
LIVERPOOL'S city centre population has almost doubled in the last decade.