Jan 8, 2016

The Richland County Land Bank is hoping that state officials will expand the use of Neighborhood Improvement Program funds to demolish blighted apartment and commercial properties.


Jan 8, 2016

The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank reported revenues of $61,040 for the business week ending on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. The land bank receives its funds from a two per cent fee charged on many Vineyard real estate transactions. Much of the land bank ...


Dec 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia's Land Bank took possession of its first 150 vacant properties on Wednesday as the agency seeks to turn blighted burdens into productive developments across the city.


Dec 4, 2015

The truncated 710 Freeway dumps traffic into Alhambra. The proposed extension of the freeway was supposed to alleviate the city's traffic burden.


Dec 4, 2015

Hovnanian Enterprises (NYSE: HOV) and GSO Capital Partners LP ("GSO"), the credit arm of Blackstone (NYSE: BX), announced today a $175 million increase to their land banking arrangement. Funds managed by GSO expect to acquire a portfolio of land ...


Dec 4, 2015

Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday directed officials to complete the formation of a land bank so that investors can set up industries in the state, paving the way for dozens of pending steel and power projects.


Dec 4, 2015

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB) has partnered with the Westmoreland County Land Bank and Jeannette, Pennsylvania, residents to provide a seed grant to transform a blighted property into a community garden via “The Seeds of Change Project.


Nov 9, 2015

The city would be “land-banking” money for future additions such as taxiways, Muehlenbeck said upon the city finalizing the bond package.


Nov 6, 2015

One was advertised as "a land-banking option". At least one other property owner has opted out of the fast-track provisions allowed under the SHA rules because these require a proportion of "affordable" housing.


Nov 2, 2015

Chief Secretary GC Pati informed this to media after the cabinet meeting. Cabinet approves proposal for setting up land banks for industry; land will be acquired through Idco.



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The Bates of Maine Woolen Mill, a former industrial anchor in the city of Lewiston (pop.36, 500) in western Maine, has been transformed into a modern and bustling economic hub following years of city, state, federal, non-profit, private involvement and funding

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