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  • Rockford, Ill.: Modernizing a Century–Old Community Landmark

  • RE3 Focus: Pennoni On Leading Edge of Sub-Slab Depressurization

  • Using GIS To Decipher Large-Scale Remediation Projects

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February 2016

Booth Fire & Safety: Sentimental And Prudent Redevelopment
 
Environmental
Booth Fire & Safety: Sentimental And Prudent Redevelopment

In the brownfield redevelopment world, tunnel vision around the end use can set in for any developer. Perspective can go a long way to fully comprehend the entire matrix. How many stakeholders actually take the time up front to research the history of a building? Each site has a story…Read more

Community Focus: Former Aztec Industries, North Brookfield, Mass.
 
Environmental
Community Focus: Former Aztec Industries, North Brookfield, Mass.

North Brookfield is a small rural community in central Massachusetts. The town has a rich industrial history, but has experienced significant job losses since 2000 and has a higher poverty rate and lower median household income than the county and state. Photo courtesy of northbrookfield.net   Located in the heart…Read more

SUSTAINABLE GROWTH: The Great Balancing Act
 
Environmental
SUSTAINABLE GROWTH: The Great Balancing Act

In November of 2015, President Barack Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum harkening back to the days of Roosevelt in which he stressed the importance of preserving natural resources for future generations, a memorandum which initiated with a statement that, "we all have a moral obligation to the next generation to…Read more


 
Financing
Redeveloping Brownfield Properties — A Simple Guide to Success

So — you want to redevelop your brownfield site and you are wondering what steps to consider? If you are a developer, a municipality, or a non-profit organization there are several initial questions and actions to consider. In my experience there are three items that you should always explore: Potential…Read more

 
Financing
Small Towns Beget Big Payoffs

There are a lot of impressive numbers in the new report, "The Economic and Fiscal Impact of Wisconsin's Brownfields Investments." For example, the study, prepared by University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Fiscal and Economic Research Center and Redevelopment Economics, indicates that the state's $121 million investment in cleanup and redevelopment of brownfields…Read more

 
Improvements
Rockford's Back—And in a Big Way

The city of Rockford continues its rise from the trough—a unenviable condition that hit the northwest Illinois burgh hard over the past decade or two when this river town saw several industries—its roots were tied heavily to textiles—flee for other enticing locales, and along with the migration went jobs, economic…Read more

 
Industrial Redevelopment
The City of Atlanta Brownfields Funding: A Catalyst for Implementing Redevelopment Vision

A successful community revitalization program must address site contamination to create opportunities for property reuse and new investment. Multi-modal and transit-oriented development (TOD) projects can benefit from EPA funding that is available for brownfield assessment and remediation. Cardno worked on a section of the Atlanta BeltLine to perform environmental assessment…Read more


 
Urban Planning
Toledo's 'Economic Heart' Is Beating Once Again

Toledo has always been an auto town, making car parts ranging from Champion Sparkplugs to Libby-Owens-Ford windshields. Toledo's most iconic auto manufacturing product was the US military Jeep, started by Willys-Overland Co. Ownership passed to Kaiser, then AMC, then Chrysler and now Fiat, as the brand was commercialized. Over the…Read more


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