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Posts Tagged ‘economic development conveyance’

Navy Closes in on Final Transfer of Roosevelt Roads to Puerto Rico

  • January 7, 2013
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The Navy last month conveyed two parcels totaling 2,036 acres at the former Naval Station Roosevelt Roads to the commonwealth of Puerto Rico via an economic development conveyance, marking the final property transfer at the base located on the island’s eastern tip. The Navy had conducted public auctions for those parcels on two previous occasions, but neither attempt resulted in a suitable bid …

California Panel Approves Exchange Agreement for Alameda Point

  • October 23, 2012
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The California State Lands Commission last week approved an exchange agreement for Naval Air Station Alameda, helping pave the way for redevelopment of the parcel now known as Alameda Point. The deal call for lands along the waterfront to be placed in the public trust, a first step toward opening public access to the waterfront and attracting maritime commerce. Interior lands under the agreement will be removed from the public trust and allowed to be developed …

LRA for Kansas Plant Marks Grand Opening of Great Plains Industrial Park

  • October 11, 2012
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Kansas officials on Thursday held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the opening of the Great Plains Industrial Park, the redevelopment project at the former Kansas Army Ammunition Plant in southeast Kansas. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, Sen. Jerry Moran and Rep. Lynn Jenkins spoke at the ceremony that marked the beginning of efforts to attract tenants to the site. “To be on the ground floor of something like this is fantastic,” said Dan Goddard …

Kansas Ammo Plant LRA Looks ahead to Vibrant Industrial Park

  • October 4, 2012
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The Great Plains Development Authority next week will hold a formal ceremony celebrating the transfer of much of the former Kansas Army Ammunition Plant and marking the beginning of the LRA’s effort to attract economic activity to the Great Plains Industrial Park. “Now the exciting part starts,” said the authority’s executive director, Dan Goddard, reported the Salina Journal. “Actually, most of the work is ahead of us …

Plattsburgh Redevelopment Nearing End Zone after Conveyance Completion

  • September 26, 2012
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The Plattsburgh Airbase Redevelopment Corp. is “at the 3-yard line,” President and CEO Bruce Steadman told its board of directors this week, according to the Press-Republican newspaper.

The Air Force last week officially transferred to Clinton County, N.Y., the final parcel of the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base…

Horsham LRA Needs Consultant to Assist with EDC Application

  • September 20, 2012
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The newly created Horsham Land Redevelopment Authority is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to assist it in preparing an economic development conveyance application for the approximately 862 acres of surplus property at the former Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove, Pa. Guidelines detailing form and content requirements for the proposal can be requested by contacting Colleen Wilson at cwilson@horsham.org …

Walter Reed LRA Needs EDC Business Plan, Support to Select Master Developer

  • August 19, 2012
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The District of Columbia has issued two solicitations for work to support the redevelopment of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The district’s office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, on behalf of the Walter Reed Local Redevelopment Authority, is seeking a consultant for Economic Development Conveyance Business Plan and Analysis Services, which will support the analysis needed for an EDC application …

After Seven Years, LRA for Kansas Ammo Plant Signs Deed for Final Transfer

  • August 16, 2012
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The Great Plains Development Authority on Wednesday signed the deed to take possession of 6,116 acres at the former Kansas Army Ammunition Plant, marking the official start of the effort for Labette County in southeast Kansas to convert the facility into the Great Plains Industrial Park. The LRA obtained the parcel under an economic development conveyance, which calls for the authority to make an upfront payment of $49,999 to the Army. The LRA will pay the balance of the $3.5 million purchase price over a period of 10 years through a revenue-sharing agreement with the Army …

Horsham Forms Implementation LRA to Revitalize NAS Willow Grove

  • June 26, 2012
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The implementation LRA for the former Naval Air Station Willow Grove will look very much like the entity that led the effort to forge a reuse plan for the 861-acre site, as the Horsham Township Council on Monday appointed four current members of the LRA to the new authority. The council’s president was the one new member appointed to the authority that will carry out a plan that calls for a mix of uses, including a town center, neighborhoods with a variety of housing types, office and business parks, areas for recreation and parks, and other uses …

Army, State Sign Transfer Agreement for Ft. Monmouth

  • May 20, 2012
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The Army will transfer more than 560 acres at the former Fort Monmouth to the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority through an economic development conveyance over the next nine months, under an agreement signed last week by the Army and the state of New Jersey. By June 15, the Army will convey a 55-acre parcel that is designated to house a 650,000-square-foot headquarters for locally based CommVault. A number of other parcels — including the former Paterson Army Hospital which is slated to be purchased by AcuteCare Health Systems — will be transferred by Oct. 1 …

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