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Latest News

  • Alaska Clean Air Settlement Forged

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Justice announced a settlement with Westward Seafoods to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations at its Captain’s Bay seafood processing plant in Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

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  • Brownfield Foreign Investment In Peril

    Growing foreign investment in U.S. brownfields redevelopment projects may drop dramatically with the end of a decades-old green card program.

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  • Chicago’s North Avenue Corridor Study Near Completion

    Working in conjunction with a team comprised of transportation planners, engineers and economic analysts, Teska urban designers are currently working on the final stage of the North Avenue Corridor Study, a project designed to improve public transit efficiency and connectivity along the busy corridor.

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  • City of Pittsburgh Adopts Program To Shore Up Inventory Management

    The Pittsburgh Urban Renewal Authority (URA) has just gone live with ePropertyPlus, marking the 15 implementation of the tool and the first non-land bank implementation.

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  • Columbia (S.C.) Slates Bike & Walk Summit Next Week

    The City of Columbia will be hosting the Mayor’s Bike and Walk Summit on Thursday, May 4th and Friday, May 5th.

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  • West Va. ‘Ready, Set, Redevelop’ Slated For September

    The 2017 WVBrownfields Conference, hosted by the West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Centers, will take place at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown Sept. 12-14.

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  • Columbia, S.C. Creates Plan for Flood Zone Development

    A federal grant program that has leveraged hundreds of millions of dollars in private development in Columbia (S.C.) over the past two decades could help spur the redevelopment of flood-impacted areas in the city.

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  • Corporate Redevelopment Plan In Work in Kalamazoo, Mich. Region

    Following an announcement by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) in late February that earmarked millions for a Kalamazoo Brownfield Redevelopment Authority project, a state senator heaped praise on the investment in her district.

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  • Earth Services & Abatement Saves Abandoned Sugar Factory Owners $4 Million

    Open-air demolition process reduces price tag by over 50%, leaving asbestos in place for mill demolition

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Legislative

  • Guest commentary — A legislative update from state Sen. Wayne Schmidt

    For example, cleaning up an underground storage tank is considered an environmental activity but not currently eligible for approval by the Department of Environmental Quality. Cont.

  • Legislative Update: Six New California Laws Impacting Water

    “This legislation ensures that every urban retail water supplier has a tool to curb excessive water use by customers,” said Hill. Cont.

  • A legislative fix for Homestead Tax exemption

    NAV is calculated by taking the Gross Assessed Values and subtracting off credits, abatements, exemptions and TIF (Tax Increment Financing). The Homestead exemption that many of us get on our homes is an exemption that gets subtracted from the gross ... Cont.

  • Legislative Leaders Call for Raimondo to Halt $3.6M to Developer Robbins

    "Look, I'm supportive of Commerce as a whole. They're doing what they need to do for the state, and there will be some blunders," said Tobon. Cont.

  • Legislative Recap

    ... • The Michiana Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America selected U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Jimtown, to receive the 2016 Colonel Jack Stephens Citizenship Award in recognition of her service to active duty, reserve and veteran ... Cont.

  • Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update

    SB 814 by Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) - Drought: excessive water use: urban retail water suppliers. SB 954 by Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) - Public works: prevailing wage: per diem wages. Cont.

  • Blair Horner: Some Good News In From the 2016 Legislative Session

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set the maximum contaminant level for lead in drinking water at zero, as any level of lead exposure can be detrimental to human health. Cont.

  • Legislative wrap: Sick leave, contractors and telecom see action

    The bill extends funding for the downpayment assistance program to seven years in order to turn the program's funding into essentially a revolving loan fund, and therefore extend the downpayment assistance program indefinitely. H.868 also extends the ... Cont.

  • Governor Rates Legislative Session 'B'

    Governor David Ige recognized the efforts of the Hawai'i State Legislature at a press conference on Wednesday, noting his appreciation for its focus on setting the policy direction and making appropriations for the state. Cont.



  • PRIME INDUSTRIAL LAND IN MUNCIE, IN

    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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  • PRIME INDUSTRIAL LAND IN FLINT, MI

    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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  • PRIME INDUSTRIAL LAND IN MASSENA, NY

    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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  • PRIME INDUSTRIAL LAND IN ELYRIA, OH

    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:

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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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