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    2017 State of Base Redevelopment Report

    The 2017 State of Base Redevelopment Report is based on a survey of local redevelopment authorities (LRAs) conducted in the spring of 2017, along with earlier versions of the report. Click here to download report.

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  • Washington is Leaning toward Leon Panetta

    Apparently, the powers that be have deigned Leon Panetta the next secretary of defense. While it is not yet clear if the powers that be includes the president or any of his closest advisors, the CIA director appears to be the frontrunner among Washington insiders as to who will replace Robert Gates when he steps down before the end of the year …

  • Gates Describes Approach for Reviewing Budget

    The effort to identify the hundreds of billions of dollars in defense savings called for under President Obama’s debt reduction proposal will be an analytical process that outlines the impacts varying levels of budget cuts will have on force structure, missions and capabilities. “What I want to do is frame this in a way the consequences and the risks are identified so people can make well-thought-out decisions …

  • Developer Sues Bayonne LRA over Container Port

    The development team planning to build an upscale, mixed-use development at a former Army facility on New York Harbor has sued the Bayonne LRA, claiming the authority’s sale of an adjacent parcel to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for a container port harms the ability of the housing project to go forward. In 2005 and 2006, Fidelco Bayonne Realty and Roseland/Bayonne signed development agreements with the LRA to build housing and retail space …

  • Presidio of Monterey Honored for Public Transit Partnership

    The Presidio of Monterey, Calif., this week received a Secretary of the Army Superior Quality-of-Life award for partnering with a local agency to encourage the use of mass transit. The Army garrison’s partnership with Monterey Salinas Transit reduced pollution and traffic congestion, alleviated parking constraints, expanded transportation options …


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