Economic Development Strategic Plan

Economic Development Strategic Plan

Successful economic development is the result of careful planning that considers a community's needs, wishes, and vision. The North Richland Hills City Council has adopted a strategic plan to provide a framework for the allocation of resources and a roadmap for city staff to follow. Every year, the plan is updated during the City's budgeting process.

Major Economic Development Strategies 

Strategy 1: Redeveloping & Reusing Vacant & Underutilized Properties

  • Expand City Revenue Base
  • Implement South Boulevard 26 Strategy
  • Commit funds for public investment
  • Implement Loop 820 Study

Strategy 2: Promote a Positive Business Climate

  • Enhance Public Information Initiative
  • Stimulate Retail Expansion
  • Deliver Quality Customer Services

Strategy 3: Developing & Promoting an Attractive, Diversified & Thriving Community

  • Expand Mass Transit Opportunities 
  • Facilitate Commercial Development in Home Town

Activities Ranked by Priority

  1. Implement the South Boulevard 26 Corridor Plan.
  2. Implement a Business Recruitment Strategy for the Boulevard 26 area.
  3. Promote the redevelopment of the former North Hills Mall property.
  4. Promote the two designated regional rail sites in North Richland Hills.
  5. Implement the Loop 820 Corridor Strategies.
  6. Actively participate in a City-Wide Business Retention Plan.
  7. Promote commercial uses in Home Town NRH.