Economic Development

Target Area Master Plan For Inner City Target Areas
The target area master plan encompasses the neighborhoods of Laney Walker, Bethlehem, Turpin Hill, and a portion of Uptown, which offer opportunities of residential revitalization, public-private partnerships, and employment possibilities.
The overall goal for the plan is to create a sustainable, economically diverse neighborhood that contains housing, jobs, and educational and workforce development opportunities.

Plan Components
The main components of the plan include:
  • Parks and open space
  • New and renovated housing
  • Canal improvements
  • Commercial and mixed-use areas
  • Removal of the CSX railroad tracks
  • Biomedical park
  • Street improvements
View Illustrative Master Plan.