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Jan 04, 2022

Brownfield Inventory for New Jersey Overview Data

The Brownfield Inventory GIS layer is a GIS representation of brownfield sites in Community Collaborative Initiative municipalities which will continue to be expanded on over time until the layer includes a statewide representation of brownfield sites.

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Dec 06, 2021

NJEDA to launch Brownfields Impact Fund early next year

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s new Brownfields Impact Fund will launch later this winter to provide grant funding and low-interest loans to public sector and nonprofit organizations, as well as low-interest loans to for-profit organizations, to do cleanup activities at brownfields...

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Sep 28, 2021

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is ready for its closeup

Artifacts from icons like Spike Lee and Pedro Almodóvar, the iconic Dorothy ruby slippers from "The Wizard of Oz," Okoye's costume from "Black Panther, you'll find them within the seven story, 300,000 square-foot Academy Museum of Motion Pictures which is finally ready for its closeup.

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Jul 16, 2021

Massachusetts Brownfields Tax Credit

In a bid to rehabilitate the Brownfields Tax Credit application and approval process, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue has issued final regulations (830 CMR 63.38Q.1) and new administrative procedures (AP 636) governing credit applications received on or after July 9, 2021.

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Jun 15, 2021

A Second Life for North Carolina’s Shuttered Factories

Less than a decade ago, the economic malaise in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, was tangible. Rocky Mount Mills, a big cotton mill that had given the town its identity, had shut down in 1996, costing the area hundreds of jobs. Downtown was deserted. Nobody was hiring.

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Apr 30, 2021

Green Urban Brownfields

The redevelopment of brownfield sites often offers benefits for the community, the creation of jobs, and utilizing existing infrastructure for increased density.

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Apr 30, 2021

TAX INCREMENT FINANCING (TIF)

Robert Sroka (2016) shares important insights on Tax Increment Financing (TIF) tools used to facilitate urban brownfield neighbourhood remediation and redevelopment in North America...

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Apr 30, 2021

Affordable Housing on Brownfield Sites

Brownfield sites are already perceived to be financially risky for development due to the costs of environmental assessment and remediation. As a result, the possibility of including affordable housing...

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