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Redevelopment

2 days ago
In the aftermath of a battle around preservation of a Denver diner, local officials are considering changes to the city’s historic landmark law.
The Denver Post
5 days ago
Vermont enabled tax increment financing (TIF) for the city of Burlington in 1985, in keeping with a nationwide trend at the time. TIF is still a major player in the state's redevelopment efforts to this day.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
September 4, 2019, 6am PDT
Opportunity zones are so far only benefitting the moneyed interests of the real estate industry.
The New York Times
August 21, 2019, 11am PDT
Cities in flyover country are facing new redevelopment challenges as companies relocate from costly coastal cities. In St. Louis, downtown revitalization has also brought plans to tackle blight, and the consequences for residents could be immense.
CityLab
August 3, 2019, 7am PDT
The sage over The Gulch development project—soon to be renamed Centennial Yards—will continue after project opponents filed an appeal of a June court decision upholding public financing for the project.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 9, 2019, 8am PDT
A $5 billion redevelopment project in Atlanta, named Centennial Yards, will receive substantial public support.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 2, 2019, 7am PDT
Even though they often occupy valuable real estate, some Boston properties have sat vacant in various states of limbo for years.
The Boston Globe
May 29, 2019, 10am PDT
Diners are part of social and cultural landscape of New York City, but many are closing as owners contend with increasing development pressures.
The New York Times
May 21, 2019, 11am PDT
CSX moved operations away from Hulsey Yard, so what should the land become?
What's Next ATL
May 14, 2019, 11am PDT
San Jose wants to remake the North San Jose neighborhood as "Uptown San Jose," but the amount of development that will require isn't proving an easy sell with some locals.
The Mercury News
May 12, 2019, 9am PDT
This unique redevelopment opportunity is possible because the Washington National Guard plans to abandon a 25-acre property in Seattle, with a mandate to achieve the "highest public benefit" for taxpayers as a result of the redevelopment.
KUOW
May 11, 2019, 11am PDT
A planning process launched after Portland bought the former location of the city's Central Post Office from the federal government has yielded a final design concept.
The Oregonian
April 28, 2019, 7am PDT
One venture plans to fund a 100-acre campus for tech, bioscience, and medical research in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood.
Chicago Tribune
April 22, 2019, 2pm PDT
While historic preservation is often perceived to be a hinderance to development efforts, preserving buildings actually helps economic development, say advocates.
Cincinnati Edition
March 9, 2019, 7am PST
The St. Paul Planning Commission will consider 32 proposed amendments to the Master Plan for a massive development project located at the former site of a Ford assembly plant.
Pioneer Press
February 28, 2019, 7am PST
The Minneapolis City Council will consider initial mixed-use development plans for critical riverfront industrial site surrounded by a struggling residential neighborhood.
MinnPost
February 20, 2019, 8am PST
Five blocks in Pittsburgh's Historic Produce Terminal Strip District will gain wider sidewalks, public spaces, and traffic calming according to a recently released final design concept.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 14, 2019, 12pm PST
Developments around the mall are now subject to tax breaks as part of a new program meant to aid disadvantaged communities.
StarTribune
December 19, 2018, 8am PST
The Denver City Council approved a development agreement and rezoning for a 58-acre parcel along the South Platte River that is currently home to the Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park.
The Denver Post
October 12, 2018, 5am PDT
Occupying a site where Ford once manufactured automobiles, the eco-friendly, mixed-income development seeks to add 3,800 units of housing over the next decade.
Twin Cities