Super Downtown? Albuquerque Business First reports on the City of Albuquerque’s ambitious plans

Courtesy of Albuquerque Business First

Reporter- Albuquerque Business First
May 5, 2014

If the city’s Downtown Albuquerque plans coalesce as hoped, could the real and perceived barriers between the corridor and East Downtown melt away?

Last week, the city announced a slew of plans to revitalize Downtown. Those plans include an attempt to harness the momentum and opportunity already taking place with its EDo neighbors.

All the activity would have big implications for the city’s commercial real estate industry.

Perhaps the biggest opportunity for the city are the plans to transform the old First Baptist Church site at Central Avenue and Broadway Boulevard, which has sat vacant for years. Through a city partnership with UNM and others, the property is set to be purchased so that plans for Innovate ABQ can begin.

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