The negotiation was not successful until 70s but the British government eventually accepted to release the areas in exchange for other areas. Hence, the transportation and financial developments are implemented quickly in Admiralty, making our city more flourish. ... (flourish? flourishing?)
"Flourish" can be a verb or a noun instead of an adjective. Should I turn "flourish" into "flourishing"? I am not familiar with this word and it is not easy to pronounce. Can another word be used to replace it?