RevitalizationThe Revitalization department is focused on encouraging continued reinvestment in commercial properties within the mature areas of the community through partnerships with existing and new property owners.
The Scottsdale City Council has stated that the revitalization of the southern portion of Scottsdale is their number one priority. Southern Scottsdale is defined as all areas south of Chaparral Road; and much of the data for this area is divided into two subsections: Downtown Scottsdale and South Scottsdale.
Investment Activity in Southern Scottsdale from 1/03 - 7/08*
|Outside of Downtown||$1,332,000,000|
|S. SCOTTSDALE TOTAL||$3,406,300,000|
*Investment has been in all sectors: residential, office/employment, retail, hotels and cultural/institutional.
For more information on Southern Scottsdale, follow this link to Southern Scottsdale Investment Activity. The "Investment Activity in Southern Scottsdale" map depicts all projects that are planned, under construction, or have been completed since January 1, 2003.
Commitment to Southern Scottsdale
The public sector is making significant investments into this area in a variety of public infrastructure projects. The City of Scottsdale is investing $273 million in capital projects; including, street improvements, water/sewer lines, parks/libraries, public safety, and community amenities. The Scottsdale Unified School District is making an additional $80 million in improvements to support this area, including and entire rebuild of Coronado High School; making the total public sector investment in this area nearly $353 million.
The Citizen and Neighborhood Resources Department has focused a targeted neighborhood revitalization program in this area since 2003; including such things as building permit fee reductions, a housing rehabilitation program, alley cleanups, enhanced code enforcement, new landscaping, etc.
Economic and demographic Reports
Current Revitalization Efforts
For information on Scottsdale Revitalization, please contact:
Robert (Bob) Tunis
Economic Development Manager
City of Scottsdale, Economic Development Department