The City of Olympia and Thurston Regional Planning Council partnered on a study to support the transformation of the Martin Way District in Olympia.
Achieve a mixed-use district containing residential, commercial, retail, and office uses. The lack of transportation and public utility infrastructure is an assumed barrier to redevelopment in the district.
Define infrastructure needs
Define options for funding needed infrastructure
Explore how public funds can be used to leverage improvements consistent with the corridor vision
Conduct a market analysis of properties in the district and identify opportunities for development and re-development
The study included many opportunities for members of the public and the business community to share their ideas.