A new report points out that land reuse is experiencing a nationwide renaissance, with more than 74 square miles of land currently being recycled.
"As communities struggle with curbing sprawl and preserving their green space, the good news is that many are making a lot of progress in reusing land or cleaning it up and returning it to productive use," said Bob Hallenbeck, senior vice president of government affairs for ECS. "Reusing 74 square miles of land is a major step in the right direction. We are seeing just the tip of the iceberg in a movement that can put a significant amount of land back to good use and preserve other land from development." The complete report is available on-line at www.ecsinc.com/landreuse. The research was sponsored by the real estate devevelopment community.
Thanks to Chris Steins
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