The City of Fresno has selected a consultant team led by Raimi + Associates and Sargent Town Planning to prepare the Central Southeast Area Specific Plan. The 2,200 acre area has suffered from disinvestment in recent decades and is characterized by a mix of suburban housing developments, industr
ial uses, incomplete public facilities, and large undeveloped parcels. The plan will provide a vision, policies and standards for more complete, better connected neighborhoods and centers, and market based strategies for reinvestment in infrastructure, private properties, and good quality neighborhood infill development. The plan area is bounded on the north and west by the Downtown Neighborhoods Community Plan, the consultant team for which included Raimi + Associates and senior staff of Sargent Town Planning.