Special Topic Briefings

Economic Development Status Report
(May 2011)
Summary of past Economic Development initiatives since 1980s including status of current initiatives.

Southwest Center Mall Redevelopment – Urban Land Institute
(June 2009)
Assessment and recommendations for redevelopment of the Sothwest Center Mall property.

Global Crossroads
(Mar 2008)
Examining Dallas’ assets and challenges as a world-class city.

Realizing Southern Dallas Potential
(Feb 2008)
An outline of economic development issues facing southern Dallas, identification of actions taken to date, and a strategy proposal.

Revitalizing Downtown
(Dec 2007)
A roadmap for developing the core of the city through 2015.

Dallas Industry Strategy
(Mar 2006)
An introduction to the target industry strategy that would guide the Office of Economic Development’s proactive business development efforts for the next 24-months.

Strategic Engagement
(Aug 2005)
Economic Development goals and objectives that create a vision for the city, reflecting Council and community priorities for the next 3 years.

Stakeholder Task Force
(May 2005)
Results of the Economic Development Stakeholder Taskforce, a diverse group of individuals from Dallas’ business, nonprofit and partner groups who came together to fine tune the City’s economic development strategy and priorities.

Improving the City’s Effectiveness
(Nov 2004)
Analysis of areas offering the highest opportunity for improvement and best approach for delivering impact: code dompliance and economic development.

Dallas is Open for Business!
(Mar 2004)
Overview of economic development in the city and the region, with a framework strategy for future initiatives.