Redevelopment supports and creates places that make Austin special. The Economic Development Department's Redevelopment Division provides significant social and economic value to the City of Austin through a variety of redevelopment and place-based initiatives that focus on catalytic investment to further the community goals as set out in Imagine Austin and the 2023 Strategic Direction. Each of the division's initiatives support the residents, businesses, visitors, and tax base of Austin. Read about each of these below.

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Helpful Recovery Resources: 

  • City of Austin's - A one-stop resource to help businesses and individuals recover from the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Austin COVID-19 Information
  • Economic Development Department’s Small Business Resources Directory - Database of local, state, federal, and community resources. Filter by “Disaster Relief” to find immediate support for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

District Redevelopment 

Stewarding public/private investment to generate social and economic growth, while preserving and enhancing neighborhood identity.

Site Redevelopment

Collaborating with stakeholders to strategically position city-owned real estate for community benefits.

Place-Based Economic Development

Supporting strategic planning and implementation of place-based initiatives to contribute to Austin’s unique districts.