An economic development professional shares three key takeaways from a recent conference focused on land baking practices.
Matthew Johnson, real estate development associate at Cincinnati-based economic development authority The Port, recently attended the 2018 Ohio Land Bank Conference, and reported key findings from the event.
Three trends identified by Johnson, with more details included in the source article:
- Pop-up projects in vacant buildings can have a number of benefits for properties at various stages of the development cycle.
- Concentrated poverty and lack of access to jobs is more of a concern as residents are displaced from revitalized parts of cities.
- Integrating ecology with mitigation of vacant and blighted properties.
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