A central business district is a traditional downtown business area in a town or city.
Further discussion on central business districts:
A central business district is often in the downtown area of a city or town. The downtown area plays a prominent role in business as it offers citizens a variety of retail stores to shop at, in a small geographic locations. Mass transportation is also readily available in these business districts, making it easier for customers to visit as well as businesses to attract customers.
Additionally, non-retail employment exists in or close to central business districts, making it more convenient for employees to shop during lunch hours or after work hours.
Furthermore, central business districts offer more than retail shopping and employment, they have an array of food establishments, entertainment venues as well as parks to accommodate shoppers.
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