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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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Serving as the launch platform for new brands in Oman, elevating our customer experience to the highest level, and innovating in design were among City Centre Muscat's key aims in expanding and enhancing the mall - a tangible example of creating great moments for everyone, everyday,"said Husam al-Manthri, Senior Mall Manager for City Centre Muscat.
In Coventry many retailers that should be in the city centre are not because they are at Central Six.
It said: "Any measures which serve to discourage car users, who are and should remain a significant proportion of overall visitors to the city centre, will only result in reduced attractiveness of the city centre want and drive business to competing out-of-town shop will to other centres such as Dundrum, Blanchardstown, Liffey Valley, etc, where such access and parking restrictions are not a factor.
Also spearheading the 'gift of giving,' on June 20th: City Centre Sharjah elevated the spirit of solidarity and compassion amongst the community in donating gifts to families in need through Sharjah Social Empowerment Foundation.
Examples include the range of high-quality events we arrange for the city centre and our on-going refurbishment project at Swansea Market.
City Centre Me aisem will be built by international contractor Brookfield Multiplex.
With a total of 17 screens, including Standard, VOX MAX and VOX 3D options, VOX Cinemas at City Centre malls in Muscat and Qurum will offer more screens, more movie sessions, and ultimately, more movies to choose from than any other cinema in Oman, it said.
As part of the redevelopment, the mall's Magic Planet family entertainment centre at Muscat City Centre will also be expanding its play area by 20 per cent, increasing its total area to circa 19,500 sq ft to accommodate more dynamic games, rides and play options for the entire family.
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.
Lindsey Avenue, Ascot Way And St Stephen~s Road to City Centre Via Acomb Centre (Monday to Saturday)
Newcastle city centre Neighbourhood Sgt Darren Graham, who oversees Operation Cracker, said: "The campaign has been a success with a reduction in the number of offences taking place in the city centre throughout the festive season.
Now a lot more people are living in the city centre with young families, and that has implications for the services the council provides.