CBDC

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CBDCCommunity Business Development Corporation
CBDCCumbria Biodiversity Data Centre (UK)
CBDCCommunity Biodiversity Development and Conservation Programme (global initiative)
CBDCCape Breton Development Corporation
CBDCCardiff Bay Development Corporation (est. 1987; UK)
CBDCChemical and Biological Defense Command (Syphon Filter game)
CBDCCognitive Behavior Disorders Center (Southlake, TX)
CBDCCarbondale Business Development Corporation
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DON'T BRIAN FRIDAY'S Michael Boyce, the former chief executive of Cardiff Bay Development Corporation (CBDC), said it had "transformed the whole of the south of Cardiff".
For the wider Cardiff Bay area, which in the late 1980s and 1990s saw the former docks transformed as part of one of the biggest regeneration projects in the UK, he said: "For me, 30 years after the creation of the then Cardiff Bay Development Corporation, it [Cardiff Bay] remains a work in progress."
This is decidedly not another Cardiff Bay Development Corporation which had hundreds of millions of pounds at its disposal.
The now-departed Cardiff Bay Development Corporation seems to have begun by parachuting a number of pieces of public art into this vast area, with the aid of the then Birminghambased Public Art Commissions Agency.
That will go to Cardiff Council - who take over the Barrage from the Cardiff Bay Development Corporation next month.
That name is a legacy of the great regeneration that took place from the late 1980s until 2000 under the aegis of the Cardiff Bay Development Corporation, the body set up by Margaret Thatcher's government to breathe life back into the city's moribund docklands.
The money came out of funds passed to the council when Cardiff Bay Development Corporation was wound up earlier last year.
But what is about to go away is The Cardiff Bay Development Corporation.
THIRTY years ago this year, the Cardiff Bay Development Corporation was set up to oversee the regeneration of much of south Cardiff, and the term Cardiff Bay came into common use.
"Bute Avenue will be a continental-style boulevard," said Michael Boyce of the Cardiff Bay Development Corporation.