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The Highs and Lows of the Chicago Redevelopment Game

Developers that crave low-income housing might have a real opportunity in front of them in Chicago, where a city amendment is being floated that would require developers to set aside more of their work for low-income housing projects. 

Clean Air Council suggests emission controls for Shell cracker

The Clean Air Council on Tuesday released a report and a set of recommendations for Shell Chemical LP as the company evaluates building a large petrochemical complex in Beaver County.

Here Comes the E-Bikes

Urban transportation practitioners are always seeking new innovation avenues to traverse. One of the more compelling one is what some have called a “Tesla on two wheels.”

Eugene teens who sued Gov. John Kitzhaber over climate change head to court

Winter filed a motion for partial summary judgment on Friday asking the court to rule in the teens' favor. On the same day, state lawyers filed their own motion asking the court to rule against the teens on the grounds that climate change is a ...



Say Yes to Michigan Expansion Plan?

The Bay City Commission in Michigan will consider a resolution for a Brownfield Redevelopment Plan for the city\'s Landaal Packaging Systems that would be an incentive for the nearly $5 million expansion that had been announced earlier.


In Byrne, Brownfields POY Award Continues to Have “Mass.” Appeal

When I spoke to James Byrne, our newly-minted Brownfields Person of the Year for 2014, he was like all past recipients when notified of their selection—humbled and eager to share the accolades with colleagues who had a role in a team-driven success story. 

Say Bye Bye to N.Y. Brownfield Tax Credit Incentive

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill that would have extended the current Brownfield tax credit program for 15 months beyond its expiration at the end of this year. 

Global Insurance Co. Wins Leadership Award

Philadelphia Insurance Cos. (PHLY) has received a 2014 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  



AXA Real Estate Sees Japan Commercial Property Prices Near Highs

A recent increase in commercial real estate values, because of the government's efforts to end deflation and boost economic growth, has prompted AXA to consider selling some properties in a fund it established in 2012, Karasawa said in an interview in ...

Boulder County awards funds for zero waste programs

Prior to the latest round of awards the commissioners approved on Thursday, Boulder County had already granted more than $989,000 in funding, since 1997, to 191 projects and programs in Boulder County and Broomfield that promote solid-waste prevention ...

Energy and Environmental Law Update: Week of 1/13/2015

... will include a robust, multi-year highway bill; aggressive oversight of Environmental Protection Agency regulations; an examination of the Endangered Species Act; reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act; and reauthorization of the brownfields ...

RADCO Pays $39M for MF Portfolio in OK City

Located roughly 12 miles from downtown Oklahoma City near Lake Hefner, the three Class B properties total 714 residential units built between 1984 and 1986.


JOBS corner
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