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GSA Seeks Ideas for First-Of-Its-Kind Redevelopment of Volpe Center

Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking creative ideas from the real estate development community to redevelop the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) property in…

The Chicago Riverwalk Expansion Requires Underwater Welding

August 26, 2014 - in Construction, Land Development

Building land on water isn't an everyday job, and the $100 million project to extend the Chicago Riverwalk requires more than getting toes wet. Just ask…

Parsons Wins Additional Work Related to Dubai Water Canal Project

Parsons is pleased to announce that it was recently selected by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to perform infrastructure design services for…

Hexagon Geospatial Streamlines Property Appraisals

August 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Land Development, Products

Hexagon Geospatial announces its new partnership with Apex Software, the leader in Sketching Software development for the government property appraisal market, to help streamline property appraisal workflows with the latest technology and geospatial information.…

D.C. Rebids the Large St. Elizabeth’s Infrastructure Project

The District has relaunched its effort to rebuild the 170-acre St. Elizabeths east campus infrastructure, issuing a new solicitation for a design-build contractor a little more than a month after canceling the last one. The request for proposals calls for…

UK Government Makes Radical Reforms of the Planning System Part of Long-term Economic Plan

August 3, 2014 - in Land Development, Planning, Projects

Local residents will have a greater say over the future development of their area, under plans announced by Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis today (31 July 2014). Radical reforms of the planning system have been made as part of the government’s…

Melbourne Makes Bold Plans to Double Downtown Residents

The Fishermans Bend urban renewal project in Melbourne is a 250 hectare development that recently won planning approval. The scale and scope of this urban renewal is said to support 40,000 new jobs, provide homes for 80,000 residents, and to span a 40-year…

Transit Agencies Get Creative with Real Estate Development

July 30, 2014 - in Land Development, Planning, Transit

Transit agencies in the U.S. looking to expand rail lines are getting into the real-estate-development business to raise revenue. In Atlanta, the regional transit agency is considering three possible expansion plans for its rail line, which opened in 1979…

Rancho Cucamonga Receives Esri President’s Award

July 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Land Development, Modeling

Rancho Cucamonga, a Southern California city of nearly 200,000 people, was honored with the Esri President's Award for outstanding GIS work in planning and sustaining growth. The award was presented Monday, July 14, by Esri president Jack Dangermond at the…

Flatbed Trailer-mounted System Can Eliminate Hydrocarbon Contamination from Soil and Water

Reterro, Inc., an emerging green remediation leader in eliminating hydrocarbon contamination from soil and ongoing waste streams, announced today that it has introduced its pilot scale system for on-site testing and analysis. Reterro's IP-protected pilot unit…