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Posts Tagged ‘News from ADC’

Redevelopment Forum to Take Close Look at Keys to Achieving Sustainable Development

  • September 18, 2013
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Successful redevelopment projects, whether on a former military base or a large urban infill project, rely on a careful balancing of a variety of possible alternatives, including upgrading infrastructure, leasing existing facilities, new development, historic preservation and maintaining open space. Allocate your effort and resources effectively and you may achieve the ultimate goal — sustainable growth …

ADC/NCPPP Partnership Forum to Focus on Federal Energy Policy

  • September 15, 2013
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While the federal government, particularly the Defense Department, is strong believer in the value of public-private partnerships for boosting energy production, many questions still remain about the nation’s energy policy — the level of support in an age of sequestration, incentives to develop projects on federal lands and possible changes in budget rules to encourage partnerships. To provide industry leaders an opportunity to learn about the latest federal and DOD energy initiatives as well as to provide critical feedback, ADC and the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) next month are hosting the Fourth Annual Federal Energy Workshop & Defense Energy Partnership Forum …

Upcoming 360 Webcast: What’s Next for the Defense Budget … in 2014 and the Coming Decade?

  • September 12, 2013
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Over the next several months, lawmakers face multiple do-or-die deadlines — agreeing on a short-term measure to keep the government open after the new fiscal year begins Oct. 1 and preventing the Treasury from running out of money when the nation reaches its debt limit. But with little likelihood that lawmakers will reach a grand bargain to reverse sequestration, defense communities are facing further uncertainty about the budget and bracing for drastic reductions in civilian and military personnel, possible mission consolidations and other changes affecting installations …

The Secret to Building Community Support for Redevelopment Projects

  • September 10, 2013
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With community support a critical prerequisite for any successful large-scale redevelopment project, LRA directors and master developers can find themselves committing much of their day to dealing with local officials and other stakeholders. The challenge is managing your relationship with officials and other members of the community in the most effective way that still allows you to pay attention to the other important aspects of your project …

ADC Announces Exclusive Defense Budget Briefing

  • September 5, 2013
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ADC is bringing together top insiders and budget analysts to discuss the long-term budget landscape and how it impacts communities now. The special Defense Communities 360 Webcast will take place at 3:00 P.M. EST on Sept.17…

It’s Not Just the Economy, Stupid!

  • September 3, 2013
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It’s no secret that real estate market has been hurt by the nation’s slow recovery from the Great Recession and that developers remain cautious amid hobbled credit markets and uncertainty regarding federal spending. But amid those global factors, a variety of emerging “super trends” are taking hold, offering guidance for LRA directors and other economic development professionals involved in complex and large-scale redevelopment projects …

Note from the Editor

  • August 22, 2013
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Defense Communities 360 will take next week off. Enjoy the last week of unofficial summer, and look for the next issue of 360 on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Foreign Investment Should Be a Key Part of Your Redevelopment Strategy

  • August 22, 2013
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One oft forgotten source of prospective investment in redevelopment projects is foreign-owned companies. At next month’s inaugural Base Redevelopment Forum, economic development experts will introduce the basics of attracting foreign investment to large-scale redevelopment projects, including base reuse projects …

Base Redevelopment Often a Matter of Overcoming Hurdles, Evolving Requirements

  • August 18, 2013
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Base redevelopment often has been described as a frustrating process that requires a large reserve of patience. Successful projects require communities and developers to navigate through a series of challenges amid a constantly changing environment …

Note from the Editor

  • August 8, 2013
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With activity slowing down in Washington, Defense Communities 360 will take next week off. So enjoy the respite, and look for the next issue of 360 on Monday, Aug. 19.

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