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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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    “In agreeing to this judicially enforceable settlement, AK Steel is committed to prevent the violations of its predecessor from recurring, inform the public about its future environmental compliance and provide cleaner air for local school children ... Cont.

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  • Big Energy clashes with John Kerry on how to fix climate change

    It will push more money into investments in renewables and green infrastructure." Paul Polman, the CEO of consumer products maker Unilever Plc, said companies are ready to seize opportunities to invest in low-carbon energy. Cont.

  • Biomass will play a critical role for Europe's energy future

    These complement American and Canadian laws protecting forestry, including the Clean Air Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Lacey Act and a range of state and province regulations. Cont.

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  • Commercial real estate mergers bring changes to local market

    A megamerger in the commercial real estate sector will change the landscape of the North Texas property market. Cushman & Wakefield, which has operated as a top commercial real estate service firm in the Dallas area since the mid-1970s, is being sold ... Cont.

  • Commercial real estate notes

    NAI Desco represented parties in these transactions: • Myeng & Byeng Park in the sale of the 5,334-square-foot retail building at 1320 Triad Center Drive, St Peters, to BNJS Properties. Cont.

  • Covington residents seek city's help in testing property for contaminants

    The neighbors have urged the city to look into employing the Environmental Protection Agency's Brownfields Program, which works with communities to assess and safely clean up contaminated properties. Cont.


  • JHI Retail: Property's new kid on the block

    We are confident that JHI Retail will present an attractive service offering to the retail property market,” he said. Marna van der Walt, the chief executive of Excellerate Property Services, said the partnership would create additional capacity ... Cont.

  • Federal Realty Acquires Landmark Retail Center in Miami, Florida's Coconut ...

    ROCKVILLE, Md., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) today announced the acquisition of an 80% interest in CocoWalk, a 198,000-square-foot lifestyle center in Miami, Florida's Coconut Grove neighborhood, based on ... Cont.

  • New retail center construction underway

    Retail in Hopkinsville is expanding this fall, with a five-unit retail center currently under construction. The $4 million investment retail center will be where the recently torn down Ryan's Steakhouse once stood on Fort Campbell Boulevard at Sivley ... Cont.

  • New 'Haven' plan moves buildings back off water in West Haven

    MARA LAVITT - NEW HAVEN REGISTER FILE PHOTO Developer Sheldon Gordon of Greenwich and real estate investor Ty Miller of Dallas announced a proposed a high-end outlet center for West Haven near the Kimberley Avenue/Officer Robert Fumiatti ... Cont.

  • Councilman, residents discuss development plans in south Charlotte

    Waverly, south of I-485 at the intersection of Providence and Ardrey Kell roads, will include a Whole Foods, retail, office and medical office space and apartments and single-family homes. It is a project by Childress Klein properties and Crosland ... Cont.

  • Adelaide delivers mega retail property deal

    The $288m acquisition of the Myer Centre in Adelaide by Singapore-listed Starhill Global Real Estate Investment Trust has sparked market interest, with experts predicating an upward trend for international investment in Adelaide. Cont.

  • Full transcript: Mayor Rogero gives 'State of the City' address

    This complicated project turned an abandoned industrial brownfield into a vertical urban retail center, with a parking deck tucked beneath the complex. Cont.

  • Marcus & Millichap sells 6800-square-foot retail property in Ohio

    Marcus & Millichap has sold Main Street Station, a 6,832-square-foot retail property in Hilliard, Ohio. The property sold for $1.4 million. Cont.

  • Harbor Group grabs Flatbush retail properties for $22M

    Emmes bought the retail property last year, as part of the NYC Interborough Fund, through which the firm made investments across the five boroughs. Cont.


    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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