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.
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.