BROOKYN CENTER OPPORTUNITY SITE

OPPORTUNITY SITE: A NEW DOWNTOWN FOR BROOKLYN CENTER

The Opportunity Site is an approximately 81-acre area the City has identified for redevelopment, as part of the Becoming Brooklyn Center initiative – a collection of related activities that make progress towards the City’s vision of a thriving, diverse, safe, and inclusive community.

For more information please visit the Opportunity Site frequently asked questions HERE.

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GOALS

PRINCIPLES

BENEFITS

To create a downtown center and signature destination that offers green space, is well maintained, and has appropriate amenities that will drive our future economic growth.

To serve the entire community that calls Brooklyn Center home, which is diverse, evolving, and entrepreneurial.

Four guiding principles emerged over several community workshops that reinforce a sense of community pride in Brooklyn Center:

 

  • Embrace the growing diversity of the community  

  • Produce places that bring the community together

  • Create a vibrant and distinctive destination for the community and region 

  • Consider sustainability in the design of development

  • Increased tax base

  • Benefit to community schools

  • New parks and recreation amenities

  • Increased shopping, dining, and entertainment options

  • More housing options

  • Spaces for local businesses

  • Water quality improvements to Shingle Creek

OPPORTUNITY SITE PROGRESS

The Opportunity Site is currently in the Phase III Engagement + Revise Plans phase of the project, which is anticipated to continue for the next several months. During this time, studies and plans are being finalized to inform the final Opportunity Site Master Plan. While this is happening, the city and its partners are conducting Phase III of public engagement. To learn more about the current engagement process, click the "Community Engagement" tab at the top of this page.

We will continue to update the progress bar as the project continues to move forward.

PHASE I ENGAGEMENT + CONCEPT PLAN
DRAFT PLAN
PHASE II ENGAGEMENT + TECHNICAL STUDIES
PHASE III ENGAGEMENT + REVISE PLANS
CITY APPROVAL