• Computer Model Aids Ft. Monmouth LRA’s EDC Negotiations

    The Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority is relying on a geographic information system to house its business plan, helping to guide land use development over the next 30 years as well as to support its negotiations with the Army over an economic development conveyance. The computer database, developed by Matrix Design Group, will include an array of information about environmental contamination and the condition of buildings and other infrastructure, along with other liabilities …

  • Newly Named ‘Net Zero’ Installations Already Full of Ideas

    Forts Bliss and Carson, the two installations selected by the Army last week to attain net zero consumption of energy, water and waste by 2020, already have strong sustainability programs to build on. Fort Bliss, Texas, plans to build a 20-megawatt solar array and a net zero, 500-home community …

  • Treasure Island Reuse Moves One Step Closer to Groundbreaking

    The bold plan to refashion Treasure Island into a master-planned, urban neighborhood moved one step closer to reality after the San Francisco Planning Commission Thursday approved the $1.5 billion development located in the middle of San Francisco Bay. The 400-acre, transit-oriented project’s reuse plan calls for 8,000 residential units in buildings ranging from townhouses to high-rises, with a strong emphasis on affordable housing …