Brownfields Financing Webinar Series

As part of CDFA's Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, the Brownfield Financing Webinar Series offers webinars that focus on effective utilization of brownfields and redevelopment financing tools, while highlighting best practices, case studies, and CDFA’s technical assistance program participants. This series is designed for professionals who work directly with brownfield sites as well as economic development professionals and communities interested in shaping programs to enhance redevelopment financing opportunities.


Upcoming Webcasts



June 28, 2018
2:00 - 3:30 PM

Digging for Clean-up Funds: Insurance Archeology

Businesses often dissolve and leave contaminated properties behind. An effective but underutilized tool for dealing with abandoned and environmentally contaminated sites is known as Insurance Archeology or Insurance Cost Recovery. If contamination identified through environmental assessments was caused by a known polluter, a claim may be filed against the polluting business’ comprehensive general liability insurance policies. Insurers have been found liable for the cleanup costs even in cases where the policies were decades old. Join CDFA, our technical partners, and experienced brownfield communities as we discuss how Insurance Archeology works, when it might be useful, and how some communities have used it as a way to raise capital to address the cleanup and redevelop needs of a property.

This webcast is designed for professionals who work directly with brownfield sites as well as economic development professionals and communities interested in shaping programs to enhance redevelopment financing opportunities.


Registration is free and open to all interested stakeholders.
Speakers:

Emily Moser, Moderator
Director, Research and Advisory Services
CDFA

Don Snemis
Environmental Law Partner
Ice Miller

Jeff Carnahan
President
EnviroForensics and PolicyFind






September 6, 2018
2:00 - 3:30 PM

The Developer’s Perspective in Financing Brownfield Projects

The developer of a brownfields redevelopment brings important resources to the project, including private capital and managing risks. However, because brownfields projects are often very complex, the developer will often need support from the public sector in order to see a project to completion. During this webinar, hear the developer’s perspective in the deal, including how they assemble their capital stack and negotiate with the public sector to maximize investment in the site and as well as surrounding properties. Join CDFA, our technical partners, and experienced brownfield communities as we discuss how to negotiate with developers and involve them in a broader brownfields strategy.

This webcast is designed for professionals who work directly with brownfield sites as well as economic development professionals and communities interested in shaping programs to enhance redevelopment financing opportunities.


Registration is free and open to all interested stakeholders.




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Reimagining Brownfields as Transit Oriented Developments
In this webinar, our experts focus on thoughts, considerations and financing sources that help turn brownfields into Transit Oriented Developments.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Webcast Series: Transforming the Motor City: Redevelopment in the Rust Belt Members 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 transformation. What can be learned from the mixed-use development strategies out of Detroit? During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, hear from Jennifer Kanalos and Brian Vosburg from the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation as they delve into various development strategies used to bring Detroit out of its slump and into a new urban renaissance.
Hazardous to Healthy: Financing Solutions for Recovering Brownfields
In this webinar, our experts focus on projects that took a health-based approach to restoring hazardous properties by reinventing them as parks, healthcare facilities, and grocery stores.
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Disclaimer: This publication was developed under Assistance Agreement No. TR-83576801-0 awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It has not been formally reviewed by EPA. The views expressed in this document are solely those of Council of Development Finance Agencies and EPA does not endorse any products or commercial services mentioned in this publication.