Officials to explore creaton of innovation zone

Through a resolution, City Council directed City Manager Marc Ott on Dec. 11 to explore the creation of an innovation zone, which would be located in the northeast portion of downtown where The University of Texas Dell Medical School campus and the tech-anchored medical district is proposed. The resolution could exempt the campus from height limitations and require development to be at least five times larger than the lot on which any building is constructed. No date was set for when city staff should report back with any recommendations.



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