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    Sustainable Communities Start Here--Brownfields 2015

    Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Sep 2, 2015
    Brownfields 2015 is the premier conference…
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    Webinar: Brownfields Redevelopment Community Showcase: Financing Tools for Transformation

    Feb 19, 2015
    Join CDFA for the first installment...
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    Real Estate Finance

    JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot , 1740 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, Jan 26, 2015
    The opening course in commercial real estate…
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    Training Course: Technology-Led Economic Development

    The Ritz-Carlton Phoenix 2401 East Camelback Road, Phoenix, Dec 4, 2014
    This technical course focuses on the competitive…
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    IEDC Training Course: Real Estate Development and Reuse

    Crowne Plaza Lansing West, 925 South Creyts Road, Lansing, Nov 6, 2014
    This course articulates the 8 stage process…
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    Anatomy of a Brownfield Redevelopment Project

    Marsh Global Environmental Practice, 540 W. Madison, Chicago, Oct 29, 2014
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    Urban Land Institute

    New York, Oct 21, 2014
    The ULI Fall Meeting attracts more than…
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    Intro Brownfields Finance Course

    Washington, Aug 14, 2014
    The Intro Brownfields Finance Course is…
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    Brownfield Redevelopment: Policy, Planning and Practice

    Toronto, Jun 18, 2014
    Discuss what's happening in Brownfield Redevelopment…

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    An Arctic without ice, no more koala bears, and extreme droughts? As Earth Day approaches, take a moment to learn how climate change threatens our country - and our planet. 1. FACT: If everyone in the world lived the way people do in the U.S., it ... Cont.

  • Apartment developer seeks community input in Greenburgh

    JPI plans a multimillion-dollar environmental cleanup of the 11-acre property with tax-credit incentives through the state's brownfields program. JPI on its project website said the site's contaminants include three cancer-causing chemicals. The ... Cont.

  • Black Dog power plant moving off coal toward cleaner energy

    Beginning in 2005, we embarked on a similar effort that replaced two coal-powered plants - Riverside in Minneapolis and High Bridge in St. Paul - with natural gas-powered units and installed state-of-the-art emission controls at the King plant in ... Cont.

  • Bring batteries, scrap tires and hazardous waste to a Muskegon recycling event ...

    Household hazardous waste will be collected by the U.S. Ecology, Inc. Items such as mercury, petroleum products, antifreeze, pesticides, herbicides, acids, bases, fluorescent light bulbs and oil-based paints will be accepted. Cont.

  • Brooklyn's First New Spec Office Building in 40 Years

    It's been 40 years since a ground-up, spec office building went up in Brooklyn. The drought will end when Heritage Equity Partners and the Rabsky Group open a 400k SF office project at 25 Kent Ave, catty-corner from the Wythe Hotel. Cont.

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  • Dayton highlights importance of clean water

    the Clean Water Act are contributing to the degradation of wetlands - nature's primary buffer against flooding. Flooding has cost our nation an average of $8.2 billion per year for the past 30 years. Cont.

  • DOE setting roots for new rad landfill in Oak Ridge

    The U.S. Department of Energy continues to move forward with plans for a new landfill for hazardous and radioactive wastes generated by Oak Ridge cleanup projects. Cont.

Public Spaces

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    "I always start any conversation with 'If you're a Clevelander, please be proud that the city of Cleveland has an LGBT community center,'" Executive Director Phyllis Harris says. "We love it here [in Gordon Square], but we are ready for the next step ... Cont.

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    Whereas a mall is traditionally anchored by department stores (Macy's, Lord & Taylor, Sears), lifestyle centres are anchored by large specialty stores (Pottery Barn, Crate & Barrel, Williams-Sonoma) or movie theatres. Cont.

  • Inglewood council approves NFL stadium plan amid big community support

    Inglewood had the choice of putting the project on the ballot in June or letting the City Council approve the plan, which includes a mixed-use development sprawling over 298 acres. “We're going as fast as we can,” said Chris Meany, senior vice ... Cont.

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  • Pittsburgh real estate firm to open Lancaster office, hire 40 to 50 agents

    Howard Hanna is Pennsylvania's largest and the nation's fourth largest real estate company. That's according to REAL Trends, a firm that tracks and analyzes the real estate industry. The Pittsburgh-based firm's ranking is based on having handled 52,000 ... Cont.

  • Davenport approves Modern Woodmen Park projects

    The land now will be rezoned from A-1 agricultural to R-5M PUD, or a medium density dwelling district planned unit development. On a 9-to-1 vote, with Ald. Matson opposed, the council approved the first consideration of an ordinance vacating 2,368 ... Cont.

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    A high-visibility, 66-acre property with industrial zoning, a rail spur and convenient highway access. Local infrastructure supports high-capacity reuse, including municipal water and sewer service. All buildings on the property were demolished by 2009. The community is supportive of a variety of reuses, including general manufacturing.

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    Nearly 400 acres in the heart of Flint, MI, with access to Interstate 475 (a connector route for I-75 and I-69). Property features electric, natural gas, water, sewer and rail access, and is eligible for a variety of targeted investment incentives. History of manufacturing on the property dates to 1903; community is eager to welcome new development.

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    Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence Seaway, this vacant 217-acre property offers immediate access to an international border crossing, two rail sidings and abundant low-cost hydropower. It is easily accessible to major population centers of the Northeast United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Suitable for commercial or industrial redevelopment.

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    A 95-acre former landfill, the property is serviced by water, sewer, electric and natural gas, with a rail line adjacent to the northern boundary. The property is east of an active manufacturing facility owned by Northern Ohio Limited Partnership (and formerly by General Motors). Outstanding state and local economic development resources are available to stimulate investment.

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  • Downtown Camden Waterfront Redevelopment

    Prior to 1984, Camden's Downtown Waterfront in the City of Camden, New Jersey, consisted of primarily heavy industrial production facilities owned by Campbell Soup Company, RCA, and a major rail yard and ferry system operated by the Pennsylvania Reading Railroad Company...

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  • Milltown Park, Sandpoint, ID

    The community not only lost jobs with the closing of the mills, but also residents were being squeezed into affordable and workforce housing as second-home buyers and empty nesters were moving into the area. This 26.02 acre site, once the beating heart of the community, was contaminating its neighbors’ waters and seemed to be a lesion on this otherwise scenic northern Idaho oasis...

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  • Berry Lane Park

    One of the most ambitious open space projects to be undertaken in Jersey City, New Jersey’s history, Berry Lane Park has transformed approximately 17 acres of former brownfields into a recreational area that is surrounded by residential properties. Berry Lane Park is unique in that it incorporates design features...

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  • Hawks Prairie Park and Ride

    More than 50 years’ worth of Thurston County’s garbage is buried on the 140-acre site in Hawks Prairie, now known as the Thurston County Waste and Recovery Center (WARC). The Hawks Prairie Park and Ride was built on an 8.1-acre portion of the oldest, most variably compacted, section of the WARC...

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You join the Association to make a positive impact on the world around you. Through ARI you support responsible and sustainable initiatives that aim to maximize value — economic, social and environmental. Specifically, your membership allows the Association to:

  • Empower its members to market their inventory to like-minded individuals and organizations.
  • Engage with many different stakeholders early on to build relationships, trust and commitments.
  • Enhance the ability for private and public sectors to work closer together for mutual benefits.
  • Enable its members to generate value (and thus, return) for all stakeholders; commensurate with the risk of their contribution.

But membership brings more tangible benefits, too. The following chart outlines the benefits you can expect as a member of ARI:



The Association promotes the redevelopment of blighted and underutilized properties through collaborative and accountable marketdriven solutions.

We accomplish our mission through a number of strategies that are designed to uncover potential opportunities, build relationships and facilitate peer-to-peer networking among the many diverse stakeholders.

To this end, we’re constantly upgrading and enhancing our capabilities; we’re always looking for market-driven solutions and we value our member participation.

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