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Economic Development Master Plan Update

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Economic Development Master Plan Update

  1. 1. City of College Station City Council Workshop July 25, 2013
  2. 2.  City Council Strategic Initiative ◦ Diverse Growing Economy ◦ FY2012 Budget Item  College Station Comprehensive Plan ◦ Chapter 4 – Economic Development ◦ Established a broad context ◦ Identified preliminary Goals, Strategies, and Actions  Economic Development Program Area
  3. 3.  Area Economics and Demographics  Seven Market Analyses ◦ Retail and Commercial ◦ Office and Industrial ◦ Health and Wellness ◦ Technology ◦ Hospitality and Entertainment ◦ Government and Higher Education ◦ Construction and Development
  4. 4.  Industry Trends  Public Input ◦ Business Survey ◦ Individual Interviews and Focus Groups ◦ Mayoral and City Council Interviews  Incentive Program  Existing Structure, Efforts, and Partnerships  Entertainment Districts Evaluation  Redevelopment Area Evaluation
  5. 5.  Sustain and Enhance High Quality of Life  Support and Partner with Texas A&M University & System  Support Retail Development
  6. 6.  Support and Stimulate Biotechnology Research & Advanced Manufacturing  Support and Stimulate Health & Wellness Market  Support and Stimulate Sports, Entertainment, & Hospitality Market
  7. 7.  July 18 ◦ Deliver Draft Phase Three Report ◦ Planning & Zoning Commission Workshop Item  July 25 ◦ City Council Workshop Item  August 15 ◦ Planning & Zoning Commission Public Hearing and Action  August 22 ◦ City Council Public Hearing and Final Action

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