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The Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority (ANIZDA) oversees and manages the Neighborhood Improvement Zone (NIZ) – a special taxing district created by state law that is being utilized to encourage development and revitalization in center city Allentown and along the western side of the Lehigh River.
The NIZ is a powerful economic development program that has spurred more than a half-billion dollars in redevelopment activity utilizing a unique tax incentive and financing tool.
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The PPL Center is a state-of-the-art multipurpose arena in downtown Allentown, PA managed by Spectra and home of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms....
This mixed-use urban infill project is 98,000 square feet on 5 floors, including 67 apartments, 9 retail bays, a dog park, game room and movie room....
This property is 11,593 square feet, containing office space and the restaurant Tacos Y Tequila. The office space is currently leased to Velocity IA, LLC, which provides co-working office space to a variety of businesses....
Three City Center
This mixed-use, mid-rise brick and limestone office/retail building is 166,606 square feet on 7 floors and includes first-floor retail, underground parking and is adjacent to government & arts districts....
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Allentown’s Downtown Plan Receives National Award
Allentown has earned a Gold 2019 National Planning Achievement Award for Urban Design from the American Planning Association (APA). ...
2018 Year in Review
2018 was a productive and impactful year for the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority and its public and private...
PPL Center Ranks #3 in Pennsylvania in Pollstar’s 2018 Year-End Rankings for Top 200 Arenas
Downtown Allentown’s state-of-the-art PPL Center is listed among the world’s top venues in Pollstar’s 2018 Year-End Rankings. As a leading...