business district

noun

: the part of a city or town where there are many businesses
The restaurant is in the business district.

Examples of business district in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are bars in the West 7th business district, entertainment stages in the Stockyards and Sundance Square downtown continues to grow. Ella Gonzales, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 10 May 2024 These projects result from a decade-long community planning effort to revitalize Walnut Hills’ once-derelict business district with more housing, office space, retail and restaurants. The Enquirer, 17 Apr. 2024 That’s how many fewer cars are estimated to be entering Manhattan’s business district each day after congestion pricing takes effect, according to the MTA. James Farrell, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 One of Dettmann's biggest priorities is supporting and promoting the village's business district. Claudia Levens, Journal Sentinel, 19 Mar. 2024 In 2019, for instance, the Fulton County development authority approved a 10-year, $16 million tax abatement for a 410-foot-tall, 27,000-square-foot tower in Atlanta’s vibrant Midtown business district. Christine Wen, The Conversation, 15 Feb. 2024 Under the current chief executive, the project was renamed the Kau Yi Chau Artificial Islands, and will involve the creation of three new islands with residential units, a new business district, sports facilities, open public space, arts facilities and more. Theodora Yu, Washington Post, 26 Jan. 2024 The Town Council passed an ordinance in November to allow mixed use properties in our local business district. Sherry Greenfield, Baltimore Sun, 26 Jan. 2024 Johnson’s move to keep an initiative kick-started by his predecessor Lori Lightfoot will help combat vacancy rates in the city’s central business district, which climbed to a record in the fourth quarter, according to real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle. Shruti Date Singh, Fortune, 4 Mar. 2024

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“Business district.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/business%20district. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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