be in the downtown area.
accessible to utilites (ie. high speed internet).
be near an open area/park.
be near schools.
be located where it will be a hub/center point of the city.
be near emergency services.
be cost effective for construction.
be out of the flooding/tsunami inundation zone.
assist with the economic stability and growth of the downtown.
be accessible by foot and bicycle.
be on seismically stable land.
be large enough to accommodate present and future needs.
be accessible by public transportation.