b"DEVELOPINGDOWNTOWNProject DowntownProject Downtown: The Master Plan for Wichita is a 15-year community vision and blueprint for growth. The plan was developed through extensive public input from 2009-2010 and was adopted in December 2010. The master plan is designed to assist the public and private sectors with strategic development decisions. Based upon economic analysis and market potential, the plan focuses on key catalyst sites and illustrates potential opportunities for growth. Project Downtown builds upon the uniqueness of our community and casts a vision for the future. Download the full report at www.downtownwichita.org.Intended outcomes:Develop a vibrant, distinctive downtownAssist the community in attracting and retaining talentIncrease Wichita's competitiveness in regional, national and global markets Grow existing tax base revenuesIncrease tourismIn 2020, Downtown Wichita received a Pinnacle Award from the International Downtown Association (IDA) for the implementation of the Project Downtown plan. Each year, IDA recognizes outstanding projects from downtown development corporations around the globe. These awards, named the Downtown Achievement Awards, highlight the best projects in urban place management. The Pinnacle Award is the industry's highest recognition and represents the most creative, inspiring innovations in urban place management.This award recognizes the commitment by our community to work together and realize the vision set forth in Project Downtown. Key outcomes include over $1 billion of investment since 2010, three new hotels totaling 375 new hotel rooms, the addition of 1,228 residential units, the addition of over 445,000 square feet of retail space in the Central Business District and more. The transformation would not be possible without the continued investment from the public and private sectors.5"