Brownfield Renewal Awards 2010: A Toast to the WinnersWith 32 innovative brownfield projects to choose from in selecting the 2010 Brownfield Renewal Awards, our independent panel of judges had their work cut out for them this year. The three diverse projects they selected represent the gold standard of brownfield redevelopment across three distinct industry spheres of influence: • Social Impact: Manchester Street Park, Lawrence, Mass. • Economic Impact: Target Field, Minneapolis, Minn. • Environmental Impact: Stafford Park, Stafford Township, N.J. Although the three winning projects range in size from five to 370 acres, they share a common commitment to better their communities in tangible ways. Read on to find out what makes Manchester Street Park, Target Field and Stafford Park shining examples of successful brownfield redevelopment. Dan Mehls, Mortenson Construction, Minneapolis Joseph Del Duca, The Walters Group Target Field, Minneapolis, Minn. Stafford Park, Stafford Township, N.J. Manchester Street Park, Lawrence, Mass. Manchester Street Park, Lawrence, Mass. Finding…Log In to Read Full Article
RACER Trust’s Proving Ground Stimulates Efficiency
Judge Robert Gerber, sitting in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, signed an order in effect creating RACER Trust in March 2011. RACER — for Revitalizing Auto Communities Environmental Response — was handed a portfolio of more than 300 properties scattered over 89 locations in… Read more
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While in the following pages I will recount a number of serious localized water shortages, I can tell you at the outset, this will not be another gloom-and-doom scenario to which you are treated daily in your local and national news sources. Now, in my 54th year of professional effort… Read more