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FREE WEBINAR: Market Insights for Brownfield Redevelopment–Trends in the COVID-19 Era

Gain insights on how residential and commercial markets have been affected by COVID-19, and what communities can do not to help themselves take advantage of current or forecasted market trends when considering brownfields redevelopment. Register now for this free webinar, sponsored by the EPA’s Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization October 16, 2020 | 1:00-2:30[…]

Opportunity Zones by the Numbers

Watch the recording of this webinar. Opportunity Zones have received a lot of press, both good and bad. They are a new way to attract large-scale investments to tough parts of the country. However, understanding and communicating their benefits is not so simple. Join Abigail Emison¬†of Vita Nuova and Michael Malley of Mikton Consulting as[…]

Rebuilding America Webinar #1 – Taking the Long View: Rebuilding Communities is a Marathon Not a Sprint!

Watch the recording of the Redevelopment Institute’s first Rebuilding America webinar! The ReGenesis Partnership in Spartanburg, SC, has worked to rebuild and revitalize the Arkwright community for the past 20 years. This effort has involved a multi-stakeholder partnership composed of representatives of Federal, State, and local government agencies; the private sector; academia; and community organizations.[…]

Rebuilding Distressed Communities in Opportunity Zones

Optimism remains high that the qualified opportunity zone program will assist in rebuilding distressed communities in opportunity zones post-pandemic given the increase of capital gain investment in qualified opportunity funds. Since the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency on January 31, 2020, under section 319[…]

Mark Your Calendar!: Rebuilding America Webinar #2

Rebuilding America Webinar #2 The Oakley Story: From End of the Line to Hub for the Region Look for the second Rebuilding America webinar coming in late summer! This is an evolving story of how a small town in California banded together with an industrial owner of a former manufacturing site and a developer to[…]

EPA Announces Brownfields Grant Awards for Fiscal Year 2020

The US Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that 151 communities and tribes were selected to receive $65.6 million in EPA Brownfields funding to assess, cleanup, and redevelop underutilized properties. These funds will assist communities in recycling vacant and abandoned contaminated properties for new and productive reuses. Nearly 30% of the communities selected are receiving brownfields[…]

Announcing the Rebuilding America Webinar Series

Rebuilding America

Join Us in Rebuilding America The global pandemic crisis has had an extraordinary impact on the American economy. Despite the challenges brought on by the crisis, this time offers a unique opportunity for the nation to redouble efforts at revitalization. We at the Redevelopment Institute are dedicated to these efforts using a multi-stakeholder, multi-disciplinary approach[…]