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Latest News

  • EPA Slaps Nebraska Railcar Services Co. with Administrative Order

    EPA Region 7 issued a Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Imminent and Substantial Endangerment Administrative Order to Nebraska Railcar Cleaning Services for failure to identify, handle, and dispose of waste that presents a potential danger to public health and the environment.


  • Michigan Redevelopment To Spark New Job Creation

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) recently has awarded a $129,636 loan to the Ottawa County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment of a vacant building in the Village of Spring Lake.


  • Solar Firm Partners with Global Solar Technology Leader

    Stellar Solar, San Diego’s oldest SunPower dealer, is the first in North County to be selected to join the SunPower Master Dealer network, a strategic partnership program designed to deliver global solar expertise to local communities through leading independent solar installers. 


  • Solar Firm Partners with Global Solar Technology Leader

    Stellar Solar, San Diego’s oldest SunPower dealer, is the first in North County to be selected to join the SunPower Master Dealer network, a strategic partnership program designed to deliver global solar expertise to local communities through leading independent solar installers. 


  • Ag Dept. Initiative Benefits Kentucky

    Pulaski County is among several rural Kentucky counties that may benefit from a new program launched recently by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


  • Canadian Brownfields Network Hosting Environment Industry Day

    In partnership with the Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA), we are pleased to extend a personal invitation for you to join us for the 16th annual Environment Industry Day.


  • Cardno Well Represented at Southeast Regional Brownfields Conference

    Three Cardno brownfields experts, Roger Register, Gail Rawls Jeter, and Miles Ballogg, presented compelling case studies of brownfields success at the 2nd Annual Southeast Regional Brownfields Conference, held earlier this week in Jacksonville, Fla.


  • Energy Focus: Kalona, Iowa Solar Initiative

    Farmers Electric Cooperative partnered with Iowa Wind and Solar to engineer, finance, and construct their newest solar project, a 950.4 kW array consisting of 2,880 solar panels.


  • Perspective: One Smart-Growth Participant’s View On Urban vs. Rural Development Decisions

    Rural redevelopments have a position and a purpose—but only after painstaking due diligence gives it the green light to proceed through data, consensus building and all hands on deck agreement.



  • Online Retail Heating Up Demand for Industrial Space

    Regarding the market for industrial property, Frankel noted that the sector has seen large portfolios trading hands in recent years at high valuations. Cont.

  • Site certification work at Triad industrial park to be complete by end of 2016

    The site certification work undertaken by Samet includes everything from property title searches, an environmental site assessment, a wetlands mitigation plan, rare or endangered plant and animal species report and a demographic assessment. All of the ... Cont.

  • Post-industrial Britain photos reveals portraits of poverty, despair and hope

    Another shows a grey industrial building, contrasted next to a modest brick home, where a baby peers out a window at the viewer. Cont.

  • Industrial Projects Attractive in Indianapolis

    The developer's past projects include a 104,400-square-foot flex building that was built in 2004; a second 121,000-square-foot building in 2006; a 34,880-square-foot, build-to-suit facility for the Federal Aviation Administration; and the 220,000 ... Cont.

  • Alternative energy is a growth industry

    President Barack Obama clearly wants his action to address climate change to be part of his legacy. The majority of American citizens, when polled, support his climate policy, but most stay quiet. Cont.

  • Facing the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    For example, we recently launched “Education Infrastructure Notes”, private investment vehicles that will allow us to channel roughly $3 billion to improve elementary-school facilities within the next three years. Cont.

  • Industrial Property Trust Announces Fourth Quarter 2015 Acquisition Activity

    DENVER, Jan. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Industrial Property Trust Inc. (“IPT”), an industrial real estate investment trust that owns and operates distribution warehouses throughout the United States, announced today that, during the fourth quarter of ... Cont.

  • Industrial Success Won't Be Effortless in 2016

    We bought four different buildings that were not homogenous at all: one was a class-B vacant industrial building, one was a class-A industrial building, one was an over-market leased office building and one was a manufacturing building. The sale didn't ... Cont.

  • Industrial real estate enters stable market

    The region had an annual gross absorption of 5.1 million square feet for the year, on par with the five-year average of 5.4 million square feet, according to the report released Jan. 4. The annual inventory returned to the market from tenants leaving ... 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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