Introducing the New Redevelopment Trailblazers Webinar Series

Introducing the New Redevelopment Trailblazers Webinar Series

In keeping with the tradition of providing cutting-edge information about redevelopment trends, the Redevelopment Institute is reinaugurating the webinar series that started in 2006! Now called the Redevelopment Trailblazers Webinar Series, the program will continue to focus on best practices and innovative approaches across the redevelopment landscape. While America is constantly rebuilding its cities and[…]

Plan Your Brownfields 2023 Sessions

Brownfields 2023 is coming up quickly (August 8–11, Detroit, MI), and its exciting educational program has been announced! Don’t miss your chance to register and take in the following sessions with members of Vita Nuova and the Redevelopment Institute. Please visit the conference website for the most up-to-date information. Are You Revitalization Ready? (August 8)[…]

2023 Grant Funding Announced

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that approximately $169 million in funding is available for Brownfields Multipurpose, Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup Grants under the Fiscal Year 2023 grant competitions. This funding, which is boosted by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, represents a significant investment in overburdened and underserved communities.EPA anticipates awarding approximately 198[…]

EDA Funding Opportunity Alert

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has announced two new notices of funding opportunities: the FY 2022 CARES Act Economic Recovery Corps and the Equity Impact Investment program. These two programs are designed to support underserved communities throughout the United States. The Economic Recovery Corps is a network of fellows designed to add human capital to[…]

Join us at Brownfields 2022!

Brownfields 2022 is coming up quickly! It will take place in Oklahoma City from August 16–19. The passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which allotted $1.5 billion to the EPA Brownfields Program, makes this a great opportunity to learn more about how to take advantage of this funding and best practices. Several members of Vita[…]

Watch It Again: The Katahdin Region Former Mill Funding Strategy Workshop

This workshop brought together representatives from the mill communities of East Millinocket, Millinocket, and Lincoln with federal, state, and private funders. In this interactive session, representatives of the communities met virtually with those that might provide funding for infrastructure, new initiatives, and business startup and expansion. This event was sponsored by the USEPA Region 1[…]

EPA Releases 2021 Brownfields Federal Programs Guide 

Need additional public funding? Updated every two years, the EPA’s Brownfields Federal Programs Guide is an essential resource for communities looking to finance brownfields redevelopment projects. When considering the funding available, it’s important for stakeholders to think beyond the EPA. Indeed, help could come from federal agencies ranging from the Department of Defense to the[…]

Brownfields 2022 Dates Announced

The new Brownfields Conference dates have been announced! The event will be held August 16–19, 2022 in Oklahoma City, OK and will feature presentations by several Vita Nuova and Redevelopment Institute members. If your work involves brownfields or community development, then don’t miss this great educational and networking opportunity! Learn more and register for the conference here.

EPA Adds Two Guides to Land Revitalization Toolkit

Redevelopment of a blighted or contaminated site is not an easy task, however, there are steps you can take to reduce the risks involved in the process and attract the right investment. To that end, in December 2021, the EPA Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization added two documents to their Land Revitalization Toolkit: Preparing Your Plan for[…]

Register Now: “Show Me How: Brownfields Redevelopment in Economically Distressed Areas”

The Real Estate Development Academy (RE-Development Academy) is hosting a series of webinars and a Brownfields Conference workshop focused on successful redevelopment practices at some of the toughest sites in the country. Part 3 of the Fall 2021 Webinar Series, “Show Me How: Brownfields Redevelopment in Economically Distressed Areas,” will take place on November 19th, 2021 from[…]