A number of residential and commercial development projects in the Central Market area have recently been completed or entitled. These projects include more than 2,500 new residential units and over 300,000 square feet of retail space. To ensure that this revitalization continues, the City is using a variety of tools, including:
- The Central Market Community Benefit District (CBD) and the North of Market CBD spend over $1 million annually on cleaning, beautification, and safety services; a new Civic Center CBD launched in February of 2012. .
- The Better Market Street initiative will result in up to $150 million of streetscape improvements and culminate in a complete redesign of Market Street in 2015.