Special Projects

South Castell Avenue Visioning Plan

Map-SCMPThe South Castell Avenue Visioning Plan, completed in 2018, outlines the vision for the redevelopment of City-owned property located on South Castell Avenue between Coll and Jahn Streets. This document includes planning concepts for upgrades to the City Civic/Convention Center and for the development of future hotel, retail, multi-family, and office uses centered around the intersection of South Castell Avenue and Garden Street as well as concepts for streetscape improvements.  

TIRZ #1 - Creekside

TIRZ 1 MapTIRZ #1, also known as the Creekside TIRZ is a tax increment finance zone established in 2007 to fund capital improvements associated with the development of under-used property located near Interstate 35 and Farm to Market Road 306. These improvements include drainage, water, wastewater, and roadway projects necessary to serve the development. For more information, please click here

TIRZ #2 - River Mill

River Mill TIRZ Boundary

In 2019, the City established TIRZ #2, also known as the River Mill TIRZ, to fund a portion of the infrastructure and maintenance costs associated with the development of the former Mission Valley Mill complex located at 555 Porter Street.  This site, which has been abandoned since 2005, is slated for future mixed-use development.