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Search Results: Urban Development
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DeKlyen/Deane, Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative and Main Street Network
Dana and Kate managed the Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative and Main Street Network in Portland. This project benefited from grants, training and support from Portland Development Commission.
Addressing the Challenge of Aging Water Infrastructure Through Science and Innovation Members only Login
The U.S. population is increasing and shifting geographically. Communities across the country are facing challenges in making costly upgrades and repairs to their aging water infrastructure, which includes drinking water and wastewater conveyance...
Kansas City Transportation Development District Members only Login
An investigation into how the Kansas City, MO streetcar came to be.
Financing of Sacramento's B Street Theatre Development Members only Login
The complex financing system that led to the development of Sacramento's B Street Theatre.
Denver's Performing Art Complex Members only Login
More than $485 million will be spent to redevelop Denver's performing arts complex. Funding was secured from 10 different sources.
Exploring Pittsburgh’s EcoInnovation District Members only Login
Michael Pehur (Duane Morris Government Strategies), Jeni Cooper (Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh), and Scott Page (Interface Studio LLC) discuss the current groundwork and timeline for Pittsburgh's EcoInnovation District, which combines...
Evaluating the Impact of "Community Entertainment Districts" Members only Login
This presentation from the Community Development Society give an overview of general arts/entertainment districts and Community Entertainment Districts (CED) in Ohio. Then, the challenges, successes, and lessons learned from the Pleasant Ridge CED...
Community Entertainment Districts and Regulations of Liquor Permits Members only Login
The City of Dublin explains Community Entertainment Districts in Ohio and how the liquor permits available within the districts are unique.
Worthington Community Entertainment Districts Policy and Procedures Members only Login
The City of Worthington's Community Entertainment District Policy and Procedures outlines administering the application for and creation of any CED within the City.
City Revitalization and Improvement Zone (CRIZ) Guidelines Members only Login
The focus of the CRIZ program is to provide opportunity to spur new growth in cities that have struggled to attract development, helping to revive downtowns and create jobs for the residents in the regions.
Effects of the Great Recession on Tax Increment Financing in the United States, Georgia and Atlanta Members only Login
In a report published by Georgia State University, author Dick Layton analyzes the effects of the Great Recession on revenue generated by Atlanta's' 10 tax allocation districts.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Exploring the Newark Development Renaissance Members only Login
During this CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, explore financing programs and investment strategies that Newark, New Jersey has employed to encourage redevelopment in the city.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Exploring the Newark Development Renaissance Members only Login
During this CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast presentation, panelists Carmelo Garcia and Jorge Santos of the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation and Mathew Abraham of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority share...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Public Financing for Stadiums: Is it Madness? Members only Login
The finance of sports stadiums is analyzed in this CDFA//BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, touching on public versus private funds, incentives, and economic impacts on the communities. Panelists include Patrick Rishe of Sportsimpacts, Randall...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Public Financing for Stadiums: Is it Madness? Members only Login
The finance of sports stadiums is analyzed in these CDFA//BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast slides, touching on public versus private funds, incentives, and economic impacts on the communities. Panelists include Patrick Rishe of Sportsimpacts,...
More Development for Your Transit Dollar Members only Login
Published by the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP), this analysis looks into development return on transit investment, comparing more than 20 transit systems around the country and internationally.
The Potential for Urban Agriculture in New York City Members only Login
This report by the Urban Design Lab, Columbia University conducted this comprehensive assessment of the potential for urban agriculture in New York City (NYC). This project is the first large-scale analysis of its kind for NYC. The aim of this...
Urban Agriculture: Feasibility Study for Youngstown, OH Members only Login
This Global Green study examines the potential for urban agriculture to revitalize Youngstown, Ohio. Youngstown has experienced significant economic challenges and population reductions over the past thirty years, resulting in large quantities of...
Lively'Hood Farm Financial Analysis Members only Login
The San Francisco Department of the Environment partnered with Presidio Graduate School’s Team Lively’Hood to assess the viability of commercial urban agriculture (CUA) in the City of San Francisco. The financial analyses highlighted the key...
Growing Urban Agriculture: Strategies and Policies for Access to Healthy Food Members only Login
This report from PolicyLink gathers information from farmers, advocates, and policymakers to better understand the operational, financial, and social challenges associated with urban agriculture. It highlights the creative solutions that are being...
Deals You Should Do! Members only Login
Stephen Friedman, President of SB Friedman, cover the ways individual development finance tools can be combine to create the extraordinary deals that bring about amazing developments. From TIF and special assessment to the full municipal credit and...
Bonds and Borrowing: An Introduction
Vicki Elmer with UC Berkeley begins this paper with some general facts about bonds before moving into a discussion of the decision to borrow. Different types of bonds are described along with the bond issuance process.
Brownfields Redevelopment: A Guidebook for Local Governments and Communities
When the International City/County Management Association first published this guide in 1997, it was the first comprehensive brownfields guidebook written specifically for local government officials and community leaders. In the brief time since...
Anatomy of EB-5 Investment Infographic Members only Login
This infographic highlights the process of using EB-5 for Brooklyn Navy Yard’s first EB-5 funded project through IIUSA President’s Advisory Council member, New York City Regional Center (NYCRC).
Georgia Land Bank Resource Manual Members only Login
This document, prepared by the Center for Community Progress, outlines land banking in Georgia, from legislative authorization to considerations for creating new land bank entities.
The Georgia Bond Market Members only Login
Dianne McNabb with Public Financial Management describe the current bond market in Georgia and show how they were used for an Olympic stadium in Atlanta.
Urban Agriculture & Sustainable Food Systems Resource Guide Members only Login
The Institute for Sustainable Communities provided this sustainable food systems resource guide. It is intended to help local, state, and regional practitioners do their jobs better by exploring key challenges and elevating effective models and...
Developing a Sustainable Food System Members only Login
This City Practice Brief from the National League of Cities provides examples of cities enabling urban agriculture, increasing access to healthy food, and reducing waste in order to have a sustainable food system.
Texas Small Business Needs Assessment Poll Members only Login
To learn more about the challenges and successes of small businesses across the state, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Community Development Office has launched the Texas Small Business Needs Assessment Poll, a partnership with the Texas Small...
Texas Municipal League Legislative Policy on Revenue and Finance Members only Login
The Texas Municipal League Legislative Policy Committee on Revenue and Finance provides an overview of the League's position on legislation for the year ahead. The guidebook includes the overview of framework and philosophy used to develop positions...
Proposed Akron Basketball Arena Project Members only Login
A partnership among the Development Finance Authority of Summit County, City of Akron, Summit County, and University of Akron is moving forward with plans to build a basketball arena in downtown Akron.
Georgia Land Bank Resource Manual Members only Login
The Georgia Land Bank Resource Manual was prepared to provide education about land banks and land banks in Georgia. It can also provide assistance to counties and municipalities in Georgia looking to deal with tax delinquent, substandard,...
Redeveloping Commercial Vacant Properties in Legacy Cities
Greater Ohio Policy Center designed this guidebook as a manual for local leaders working to redevelop vacant commercial property. The report identifies best practices and policies focused on economic regrowth strategies.
PA Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program Guidelines Members only Login
The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development released rules for its new state historic tax credit. These guidelines give an overview of the program, along with eligibility requirements and how to apply.
NYCEDC Annual Review 2013 Members only Login
This 2013 annual review from New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) highlights recent accomplishments and job growth, and offers project spotlights and strategies for the EDC to continue its mission in the city.
Washington Area Community Investment Fund - Overview Members only Login
Timothy Flanagan with the Washington Area Community Investment Fund (WACIF) provides an overview of WACIF's mission, services, programs, and more.
Redevelopment Financing - St. Joseph, Missouri Members only Login
PGAV Planners produced this brief case study to demonstrate how tax increment financing was utilized to attract development and reinvigorate St. Joseph, Missouri's downtown corridor.
Pro-Active vs. Reactive TIF Strategies Members only Login
Stephen Friedman with SB Friedman demonstrates the difference between reactive and pro-active TIF strategies, implementation tools, targeting areas, and case studies.
City Minneapolis - Business Development Mission Members only Login
Becky Shaw with the City of Minneapolis shares the business development strategy the city follows and the tools they utilize to achieve economic prosperity and community development.
Memphis TIF Redevelopment Financing - Memphis, Tennessee Members only Login
PGAV shares their experience developing the plan for the first TIF district under Tennessee statute. This document describes project challenges, accomplishments, and PGAV's expertise in providing TIF consulting.
Atlanta BeltLine Strategic Implementation Plan Members only Login
The Atlanta BeltLine has been given the official go-ahead, and this document helps explain the major components of the massive redevelopment project. Financing will be completed with TIF, federal funds, local funds and private funds.
Detroit Strategic Framework Plan Members only Login
This document, the Detroit Strategic Framework published December 2012, articulates a shared vision for Detroit’s future, and recommends specific actions for reaching that future. The vision resulted from a 24-month-long public process that drew...
Essay: The Case of Business Improvement Districts Members only Login
This paper explores how Business Improvement Districts dissolve public–private complexities to create new hybrid partnerships for mutually beneficial community and business development.
CDFA-Stifel Nicolaus Innovative Deals: Retail Members only Login
During this installment of the CDFA-Stifel Nicolaus Innovative Deals Webcast Series, we featured the latest in downtown retail development. Speakers highlighted two recent projects that have served as catalysts for downtown renewal and discussed how...

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