Category Archives: Courses

A Strategic Framework for Sustainable Brownfield Redevelopment

A Strategic Framework for Sustainable Brownfield Redevelopment

A series of on-demand tutorials that outline a logical and structured framework to support the sustainable reuse of brownfield and underutilized properties. The Strategic Framework for Sustainable Brownfield Redevelopment course consists of a series of on-demand tutorials that outline a logical and structured framework to support the sustainable reuse of brownfield and underutilized properties. The[…]

Redevelopment Series: Aligning the Stars in Opportunity Zones

Redevelopment Series: Aligning the Stars in Opportunity Zones

Hear the latest on IRS clarifications on Opportunity Zones and discover how smaller, rural and tough communities are using this tool to attract investment. Join the conversation in re-positioning your site or community to bring in equity investments for the long-term. Hear the latest from communities as diverse as Lorain, Ohio, Millinocket, Maine, and East[…]

Green and Sustainable Remediation: More Than a Primer

Green and Sustainable Remediation: More Than a Primer

This course introduces green and sustainable remediation (GSR) and describes incorporating GSR concepts into remediation and redevelopment projects. The course critically reviews available tools and resources and shows how to perform GSR through the use of case studies. By the end of the course, participants will have a working knowledge of GSR and can apply[…]

Urban, Suburban, and Regional Planning Practice

Urban, Suburban, and Regional Planning Practice

Join David Kooris, as he illustrates the sustainability and livability challenges and opportunities faced by America’s suburban communities and urban centers. Join David Kooris, AICP (Director of the Office of Planning and Economic Development for Bridgeport, Connecticut and former Vice President and Connecticut Director for the Regional Plan Association) as he illustrates the sustainability and[…]

Redevelopment Series: How to Create and Maintain a Successful Brownfields Program in Your Community

Redevelopment Series: How to Create and Maintain a Successful Brownfields Program in Your Community

Brownfields expert Kathy Castagna and Hallowell, ME City Manager Nate Rudy present tactics to create and maintain successful brownfields programs. Brownfields expert Kathy Castagna and Hallowell, ME City Manager Nate Rudy will present on tactics to create and maintain successful brownfields programs. The webinar will include an overview on topics such as brownfields legislation, getting[…]

Redevelopment Series: Strategies for Building Demand in Tough Markets

Redevelopment Series: Strategies for Building Demand in Tough Markets

This webinar focuses on creative approaches to attracting development in places like Gary Indiana, Toledo Ohio, and the South Bronx, NY. Tough markets remain across the United States, From small and mid size cities to struggling neighborhoods in our largest metropolitan areas, traditional real estate market techniques don’t work. This webinar focuses on creative approaches[…]

Redevelopment Series: Economic Development from the State and Local Perspective

Redevelopment Series: Economic Development from the State and Local Perspective

In this webinar, presenter David J. Robinson, principal of The Montrose Group LLC, discusses the history of the global economy and how economics are involved in redevelopment. This webinar will go over economic challenges faced during redevelopment, as well as economic solutions and how they can be looked at from both state and local levels.

Redevelopment Series: Opportunity Zones–What Happens Next?

Redevelopment Series: Opportunity Zones--What Happens Next?

New Opportunity Zone regulations will take effect in March—make sure you’re prepared to hit the ground running! Brad Carney, partner at the firm of Maraziti Falcon, L.L.P. and Redevelopment Institute Advisory Board member, and Michael Taylor, President of Vita Nuova LLC, will discuss the final regulations governing the treatment of qualified opportunity zone business properties.[…]