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Taking Stock of Sioux City Brownfields

Michelle Brady sympathizes with prospective developers who look at a deteriorating brownfield site and find it hard to believe anything good can come of it. Despite her 21 years in economic and community development with Sioux City, Iowa, “I have a hard time envisioning [the final] project too,” she laughs. “I can relate to people who might have a tough time being creative and seeing something there [on a brownfield].” But that hasn’t stopped Brady from guiding vital brownfield redevelopment projects in a city where the meatpacking industry once ruled. She helped manage the award-winning Fourth Street Place redevelopment in downtown Sioux City, and is currently working on a commercial redevelopment project on the former Swift stockyards site, which was the largest stockyards in the world in the early 1970s, she says. “We’ve received almost $5 million from funding sources for the total [stockyards] project,” says Brady. “In the end,…Log In to Read Full Article

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