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Search Results: Brownfield Financing
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IRS Regulations for Opportunity Zones & Brownfields RedevelopmentMembers only Login
This document provides an overview of information on Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations with respect to brownfields investment in Opportunity Zones. Learn more about how Opportunity Zones can help local governments meet goals for sustainable...
2020 CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: Catalytic Brownfield Financing Solutions
Throughout the last 5 years, the Council of Development Finance Agencies, through a partnership with the US EPA, has implemented an extensive package of brownfields technical assistance including a specialized resource center, targeted webinars,...
Roadmap to Redevelopment Report: Ramsey, MN
The Roadmap to Redevelopment Report was developed through a 2-day process that included interviews with numerous stakeholders from the government, agriculture, business, and non-profit sectors. The plan provides a framework for the financing of the...
CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Fact Sheet
CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance program fact sheet.
Roadmap to Redevelopment Report: Anchorage, AK
This report provides financing strategies for the redevelopment of the Former Alaska Native Service Hospital in Anchorage, AK
Available CFA Resources - New York Regional Economic Development CouncilsMembers only Login
In 2011, Governor Cuomo created ten Regional Economic Development Councils (REDC) and the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) to advance the administration’s efforts to improve New York’s business climate and expand economic growth. This 2019...
GAO Report - EPA Should Take Additional Actions to Manage Risks to Superfund Sites from Climate ChangeMembers only Login
GAO was asked to review issues related to the impact of climate change on nonfederal NPL sites. GAO analyzed available federal data; reviewed laws, regulations, and documents; interviewed federal officials and stakeholders; visited three nonfederal...
EPA Superfund Task Force 2019 ReportMembers only Login
The Superfund Task Force is publishing its final report on the recommendations developed in response to the EPA Administrator's request. The recommendations address: expediting cleanup and remediation process; reducing financial burden on all...
Green Remediation Best Management Practices: Sites with Leaking Underground Storage TanksMembers only Login
The EPA's Principles for Greener Cleanups outline the Agency’s policy for evaluating and minimizing the environmental footprint of activities involved in cleaning up contaminated sites. This fact sheet about the concepts and tools for using best...
Snohomish County Food Hub Roadmap to Redevelopment
This report provides financing strategies for the Food Hub in Snohomish County, Washington. The food hub would sit atop a capped landfill, and would provide the area's agricultural producers with an additional market opportunity.
Brownfields: Properties with New PurposeMembers only Login
EPA’s Brownfields Program provides direct funding for brownfields assessment, cleanup, revolving loans, environmental job training, technical assistance, training, and research. To facilitate the leveraging of public resources, EPA’s Brownfields...
St. Luc's Cultural Immersion Center Roadmap to Redevelopment
This report provides financing strategies for St. Luc's Cultural Immersion Center in Arnaudville, Louisiana. St. Luc's is a proposed hands-on immersive engagement center for Cajun, Creole, and French language and culture.
Brownfields Redevelopment Financing Webinar Series: New Community Financing Strategies for Brownfields: Opportunity Zones
Webcast panelists explored how communities are preparing themselves for Opportunity Zone investments and with the release of new proposed regulations, how this emerging industry is beginning to mold its first deals. Speakers also examined how...
EPA's Brownfields and Land Revitalization ProgramMembers only Login
David Lloyd from the Environmental Protection Agency provides an overview of the financing programs offered through the Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization at the 2019 CDFA Federal Policy Conference.
City of Casper Hotel and Conference Center Roadmap to Redevelopment
This report provides financing strategies for a hotel and conference center in or near downtown Casper where large organization both state and national can hold their conference and large meetings.
2019 CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: Brownfields to Brightfields - Redevelopment for a Brighter Future
During this webinar, our panel of experts discussed when developing a Brightfield makes sense, how to overcome obstacles to Brightfield projects, and how to catalyze investment in the area surrounding a Brightfield.
Roadmap to Redevelopment Willamette Falls Legacy Project
This report provides financing strategies for the redevelopment of the Williamette Falls Legacy Project. Plans for redevelopment to include a world-class riverwalk to allow for public access and viewing of Willamette Falls.
Disaster Recovery Through Brownfield Redevelopment - MOMembers only Login
Cordaryl "Pat" Patrick with the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership presents several case studies of redevelopment projects in and around St. Louis, MO.
Disaster Recovery Through Brownfield Redevelopment - PRMembers only Login
David Southgate with the Center for Creative Land Recycling presents on the approaches Puerto Rico has taken to redevelop brownfields.
The Pajama Factory Roadmap to Redevelopment
The report provides financing strategies to accelerate the redevelopment of an eight-building complex into a creative community featuring artist residences and work studios, retail opportunities, and event space.
Financing Brownfields Clean-Up and Build-UpMembers only Login
The cleanup and redevelopment of brownfield sites can advance a region’s economy, restore local environment, and ultimately lead to permanent job creation and greater attraction of external capital to the community. Katie Courtright with the Ohio...
Strategically Reacting to an Identified Community/Economic Development Finance Need: The Akron Community Revitalization FundMembers only Login
Chris Burnham with the Development Finance Authority of Finance Authority of Summit County discusses a loan program dedicated to the revitalization of his community.
Brownfields 101Members only Login
Ignacio Dayrit with the Center for Creative Land Recycling discusses the basics of Brownfields financing.
CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: The Developer’s Perspective in Financing Brownfield Projects
In this webinar, our experts discussed how to negotiate with developers and involve them in a broader brownfields strategy. 
Wharf St. Mary's Roadmap to Redevelopment
This report provides suggestions for financing the redevelopment the former Gilman Paper Mill into a wharf, including dry dock storage, a boatyard, docking facilities and boat repair facilities, along with a mixed-use commercial and residential...
Benefits of Brownfield Redevelopment in Minnesota
This report by Minnesota Brownfields and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency highlights how redevelopment of idled, contaminated commercial and industrial properties can enable economic growth and community revitalization, while improving the...
Roadmap to Redevelopment Waterfront Lot D
This report provides financing strategies for the redevelopment of a 12-acre waterfront lot in Duluth. Plans for redevelopment include high-end housing, office space, and possible retail.
CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: Digging for Cleanup Funds: Insurance Archeology
In this webinar, our experts focus on an effective but underutilized tool for dealing with abandoned and environmentally contaminated sites is known as Insurance Archeology or Insurance Cost Recovery.
2018 CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series - Digging for Clean-up Funds: Insurance Archeology
Presentation slides from the Brownfields Financing Webinar Series - Digging for Clean-up Funds: Insurance Archeology
City of Dellwood - West Florissant Ave Roadmap to Redevelopment
As part of the Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this report from CDFA staff and technical advisors provides redevelopment strategies for the West Florissant Ave Redevelopment in Dellwood, MO.
State Brownfields and Voluntary Response Programs
The State Brownfields and Voluntary Response Programs Report explores the evolving landscape of state environmental, financial and technical programs designed to promote brownfields cleanup and reuse. This report provides a concise, user-friendly...
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