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January 2016

Civic Chemistry Begat Huntington’s P-TeCH Initiative
 
Environmental Standards
Civic Chemistry Begat Huntington’s P-TeCH Initiative

A rarity in today’s economy is the vision and plan for new manufacturing centers and job creation. But in the city of Huntington, West Va. a collaborative team comprised of public, private and academic visionaries has launched the “Polymer Technology Center of Huntington” dubbed “P-TeCH” to establish new polymer manufacturing…Read more

Peabody, Mass.: Motivation for Redevelopment
 
Environmental Standards
Peabody, Mass.: Motivation for Redevelopment

A former leather tannery site transformed into beautiful park with sustainable features Public greenspace for a community of all incomes & ages. The result is East End Veterans Memorial Park. The City of Peabody, Mass. encompasses 16 square miles of land and currently maintains a population of approximately 51,000 residents.…Read more

Reclaiming  First: Like A Rock
 
Environmental Standards
Reclaiming First: Like A Rock

In November 2013, in Rockford, Ill., a medium-sized city in the heart of the Midwest just a small drive up Interstate 90, a transformation began to take shape. Transform Rockford, a movement of concerned citizens brought together to improve the social and economic well-being of their community, gathered for its…Read more


 
Financing
Oregon Land Bank Is Branching Out in 2016

As in many states throughout the country, the redevelopment of contaminated real property in Oregon’s urban, suburban, and rural communities is a problem. In the Portland metropolitan region alone, there are approximately 2,300 brownfield properties, covering approximately 6,300 acres that represent almost 7% of all commercial/business properties within the Metro…Read more

 
Financing
Writing for Dollars: Winning Grants for Redevelopment

Securing brownfields redevelopment funding through the U.S. EPA involves a competitive process that requires submitting a grant proposal. The proposal must detail the type of grant sought, the work proposed, the additional funding that could be secured to guarantee completion, how the work will be implemented to safe guard effective…Read more

 
Green & LEED
From A Bad Mall to Having It All

The stakeholders behind CityCentre in Houston, Texas carried a vision that’s often spouted by successful mixed-use stakeholders: That is, understand the relevance not to be in the commodity business, where all project stakeholders must do is compete on price. Achieving success is far more complex and elusive than that. How…Read more

 
Green & LEED
Renewable Energy Trifecta: the Tale of Two Cities and a Utility

The Desert Star Solar Plant, located on the city of Phoenix SR-85 Landfill in Arizona, is demonstrative of the multifaceted benefit potential derived from utilizing solar development as a viable land reuse alternative. The 10 megawatt power plant, located on 118 acres of land within the landfill, is the result…Read more



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