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Search Results: Redevelopment
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DevelopOhio Economic Incentives Toolkit - An Effective Economic Development Toolkit for Growth and Job Creation
This guide from Bricker Graydon outlines the array of tools with which Ohio economic development practitioners can intervene to stimulate or induce development to occur — or occur sooner than market forces sometimes allow — in their communities....
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Tribal PlaybookMembers only Login
To help Tribal applicants navigate the full range of funds both available to Tribal Nations and set aside for their communities, this playbook provides an overview of the “what, when, where, and how” to apply for funds.
EPA Region 9: Targeted Brownfield and Land Revitalization and Free Technical Assistance BrochureMembers only Login
EPA’s Region 9 Brownfields Program Sparks Community-Serving Projects in Historically Underserved Neighborhoods and offers free technical assistance in brownfields and land revitalization.
Business Boom Under The Biden-Harris Administration
This new White House report details the historic recovery for America’s small businesses and demonstrates how the Biden-Harris agenda laid the foundation for this small business boom. By focusing on combatting the pandemic, providing Americans with...
FY 2022: Brownfields Grant GuidelinesMembers only Login
The purpose of this training webinar is to assist applicants with understanding the guidelines for Assessment Grants (Community-wide and Site-specific), Revolving Loan Fund Grants, Cleanup Grants. This document includes: a general overview, types of...
State Resilience and Recovery: Strategies to Reduce Inequality and Promote Prosperity by Creating Better PlacesMembers only Login
Federal, state, and local policies profoundly affect nearly every aspect of American neighborhoods, including their economic vitality, their shape and form, their social fabric, and their forms of self-governance. The conditions facing American...
Embracing Placemaking as a Core State Strategy Members only Login
To achieve the broader range of positive impact possible with place-based investments, policymakers at all levels should take an integrated approach to transformative placemaking, which enables them to design their strategies and evaluate their...
Quantifying the Placemaking EffectMembers only Login
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) focus on direct community investment is unique among its state-level peers. A strategy of MEDC Community Development Incentives (CDI) Programs is to identify and actualize place-based investment...
Promoting Equity Investments for an Equitable RecoveryMembers only Login
The Urban Institute set out to study how innovative policies and programs from abroad could inform state and local efforts in the US to advance an inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. They produced five briefs, each profiling an approach...
Community-Rooted Economic Inclusion Playbook
This playbook provides concrete guidance on how to implement a community-rooted approach to economic inclusion—one that can build wealth within underinvested communities, while reducing economic inequities within entire cities by connecting more...
A Strategic Plan for Economic Recovery and Resiliency in the Albuquerque Metropolitan RegionMembers only Login
Albuquerque Economic Development has embraced the critical need for developing a strategy not only to drive recovery in the region, but to ensure that it does not again find itself left behind as it was following the Great Recession. The 2021...
Federal Brownfields Tax Incentive: Case Studies and ImpactsMembers only Login
The federal Brownfields Tax Incentive was established by Congress in 1997 and was in place for 14 years but was not renewed by Congress in 2012. The report sponsors are concerned that there was insufficient information about the outstanding success...
CDFA Food Systems Finance Webinar Series: Financing Food-Centered Redevelopment
During this installment of the CDFA Food Systems Finance Webinar Series, we explored how investing in food-centered redevelopment can restore local food systems infrastructure, catalyze additional neighborhood development, and protect healthy,...
Superfund Redevelopment Program Webinar Series - Opportunity Zones and Superfund SitesMembers only Login
There are over 300 Superfund National Priorities List sites and thousands of Superfund removal sites located in or partially in Opportunity Zones. This webinar discussed Opportunity Zone tax benefits in the context of redeveloping Superfund sites...
Superfund Redevelopment Using Opportunity Zone Tax IncentivesMembers only Login
Opportunity Zones are a powerful way to encourage revitalization in economically distressed communities. Redevelopment of current or former Superfund sites may qualify for Opportunity Zone tax benefits. View this EPA fact sheet for more information.
Federal Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings - FY20 Annual ReportMembers only Login
The Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program, administered by the National Park Service in partnership with the State Historic Preservation Offices, is the nation’s most effective program to promote historic preservation and community...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: Bond Financing for Disaster Response
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, we looked at how bonds act as a resilient economic driver by financing the critical facilities and infrastructure that stabilize local economies during and after...
Coronavirus Pandemic Refugees and the Future of American CitiesMembers only Login
History informs us that some people, especially the wealthy, flee cities in response to pandemics and other major catastrophes. In past pandemics and crises, refugees have typically returned, remaining attracted to the social and cultural dynamism...
How Opportunity Zones Can Help Accelerate Post-COVID Economic Resurgence: A Milken Institute Working PaperMembers only Login
In a post-COVID world, it will be imperative to invest in our underserved communities’ capacity to serve themselves, and in their resilience. Opportunity Zones are one tool to drive this effort. The Milken Institute has developed this state and...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: Historic Preservation Financing
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, we will explore the challenges of historic preservation projects and how financing tools can be combined to make preservation projects possible.
Leveraging Opportunity Zones to Boost Affordability in Hot Markets: Lessons from King County, WAMembers only Login
How can stakeholders use the Opportunity Zones incentive to benefit disinvested neighborhoods and expand access to affordable housing? The experiences of investors, developers, government officials, and philanthropy representatives show how the...
Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2017 Interim ReportMembers only Login
The Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2017 Interim Report by the National Institute of Building Sciences shares the results from the first of a multi-year project. The purpose of this new study is to help decision makers to build a mitigation...
Redevelopment of Rock Hill, SC - City of rock Hill, SC and NDCMembers only Login
Maddison Tice and Jennifer Wilford with the City of Rock Hill, SC along with Kevin Gremse with the National Development Council present on the completed and ongoing redevelopment projects in Rock Hill, SC.
Assembling Capital for Adaptive Reuse - CTMembers only Login
Kevin Gremse with the National Development Council and Fin O'Neill with Onekey present on the Ponemah Hill adaptive reuse development.
Dallas Design District Neighborhood Transformation - Halff AssociatesMembers only Login
Bud Melton with Halff Associates presents on the Dallas Design District neighborhood and how it's transformation was focused on transit and walkability.
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.
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.
Redevelopment of Rock Hill, SC - JEDAMembers only Login
Harry Huntley with the South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority presents on several conduit issuances in Rock Hill, SC including the issue for Rock Hill Arena.
Dallas Design District Neighborhood Transformation - City of Dallas, TXMembers only Login
Sue Hounsel with the City of Dallas, TX presents on the City's role in the transformation of the Dallas Design District.
Assembling Capital for Adaptive Reuse - OHMembers only Login
Diana Rife and Joe Worboy present on the adaptive reuse project that supported the ProMedica Health Systems development in Toledo, OH.
Assembling Capital for Adaptive Reuse - OHMembers only Login
Ryan Kozak with Huntington Capital Markets and Caleb Bell with Bricker & Eckler LLP present on the redevelopment of the Cleveland Athletic Club.
Battle in Bridge Park: Downtown Redevelopment Districts vs. New Community Authorities Members only Login
Downtown redevelopment districts (“DRDs”) are Ohio’s newest local economic development tool. They are also one of its most flexible. Through a DRD, a municipality can generate revenue necessary to pay costs of downtown revitalization by diverting...
Neighborhood and Industrial RevitalizationMembers only Login
Melissa Johnson and Todd Castellini with the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority discuss neighborhood and industrial revitalization in their community.
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.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Transforming the Motor City: Redevelopment in the Rust BeltMembers only Login
The effects of deindustrialization have been felt strongly throughout the rust belt, and Detroit is at the heart of this region. However, new development strategies have offered a way out of urban decline and decay and the Motor City has begun a...
Analysis of Pennsylvania's Brownfields ProgramMembers only Login
Charles Bartsch authored this paper as part of projected funded by the Brookings Institution. This paper provides an overview of the brownfields challenge in Pennsylvania and makes a series of recommendation to build upon the success of the...
Financing Redevelopment & Infrastructure – Overview of Current Options to ConsiderMembers only Login
This presentation by Charlie Bartsch of ICF Consulting looks at the state of the credit and financial markets on redevelopment and infrastructure projects. New federal spending and programs that may have an impact on redevelopment projects are also...
Financing Solutions for First Ring Suburbs: A Focus on Brownfields and Previously Used SitesMembers only Login
Charlie Bartsch, Senior Fellow with ICF International, examines funding sources for first ring suburbs including programs run through federal agencies. Bartsch lists many of the federal financing programs and discusses how they have been used to...
Brownfield BeginningsMembers only Login
Charlie Bartsch of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency defines what brownfields are and how to take advantage of the opportunities they offer.
Assembling Capital for Mixed-Use DevelopmentMembers only Login
Abby Goldenfarb discusses unique development financing solutions for mixed-use development.
Catalytic Investments for Urban DevelopmentMembers only Login
George Durante, Transformative Development Fellow at Mass Development, highlights project examples and discusses the impact that pro-active catalytic investments can make while driving urban development and renewal.
Financing for Attainable HousingMembers only Login
Jim Carras discusses how the workforce housing movement is building in Florida and talks about the different financing tools that can be assembled to address the gap needed to make workforce housing and affordable housing available.
New Market Tax Credits and BrownfieldsMembers only Login
Inez Long discusses how the ability of the NMTC program to expand the availability of credit, investment capital, and financial services in distressed urban and rural communities makes this financing tool a viable option for brownfields...
Financing Disaster Recovery and ResiliencyMembers only Login
Keren Bolter discusses the science behind some of the natural disasters in Florida, then she explores the financing programs and structures for disaster resiliency, partnerships and collaborative efforts to identify financing solutions, and lessons...
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