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Welcome to the Division of Economic Development!

The main focus of The Economic Development Division is to assist with the implementation of commercial, industrial and retail development projects that promote job creation and retention and increase the tax base. While at the same time, assisting with neighborhood projects that revitalize communities.

The Division's responsibilities also include:

  • Recommendations to the Metropolitan Development Commission regarding approval of economic incentives, such as tax abatements.


  • Maintaining inventory of City owned property and acquiring and disposing of property under the redevelopment law for the Department of Metropolitan Development (DMD).


  • Property management responsibilities that include overseeing day to day property management issues of DMD owned properties.

 Important site links: 

Recent Redevelopment Areas:

16th & Monon Redevelopment Area
Neareastside Redevelopment Area Expansion
North Midtown Economic Development Area
West Washington Corridor Economic Development Area

  Economic Development Forms Page  

Central Greens Powerpoint 

 Central State (Greens) analysis for public comment