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Sweden Launches Blockchain Solution for Land Registry

June 17, 2016 - in Corporate, Land Development

The Swedish Land Registry, ChromaWay and Kairos Future have investigated the possibilities with the blockchain technology for real estate transactions. The Proof of concept is now launched with a white paper and a technical demo showing the solution and the…

Rhode Island Receives Over $1.2 million in EPA Brownfields Funding

BOSTON – EPA is awarding a total of $1,220,000 in Brownfield Grant funding to Rhode Island entities. The grants being awarded to Rhode Island are funded…

Better Targeted Measures Needed to Tackle Urban Sprawl in Europe

June 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Land Development, Planning

There is growing evidence that urban sprawl is having an increasingly negative effect on the environment and on the quality of life across Europe. Existing…

Major Multifaceted Development Planned for Loveland

The BRANDS AT THE RANCH is a new lifestyle retail development located in Loveland, Colorado. The project will consist of approximately 1,890,000 sq. ft. of commercial space including: 425,000 sq. ft. of retail space A Full-Service Hotel – 300 Rooms A limited…

EPA Announces $55.2 Million to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites

WASHINGTON – At an event at a former brownfield site in Burlington, Vermont, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced today the selection of 218 new grant investments totaling $55.2 million to 131 communities across…

City of Second Chance Soils

May 18, 2016—On the South Side of Chicago, East 87th Street ends in a gentle curve more suited to a suburban neighborhood than a gritty industrial area. A few steps further and you’re at Lake Michigan’s shoreline. Welcome to Steelworkers Park. Once the…

HNTB Awarded Contract for Study of MWAA’s Western Lands Area

ARLINGTON, Va., May 5, 2016—HNTB Corporation was selected by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Dulles, Virginia, to provide land entitlement services for commercial development of Western Lands, 425 acres located at the western boundary of…

Arcadis Ranks U.S. Cities for Best Redevelopment Potential of Environmentally Distressed Industrial Sites

Highlands Ranch, Colo.—Arcadis report ranks 27 US cities by redevelopment opportunity which could attract renewed investment and bring life back to former industrial sites. Major opportunities for mid-size cities including Charlotte, Nashville and Denver.…

The EPA Proposes Updated Rules for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activities

Stormwater discharges from construction activities can significantly impact water quality. As stormwater flows over a construction site, it can pick up pollutants like sediment, debris, and chemicals and transport them to nearby storm sewer systems or directly…

Federal Transit Administration Announces Technical Support to Assist Selected Communities with Transit-Oriented Development

April 5, 2016 - in Corporate, Land Development, Planning

WASHINGTON – To help communities benefit from existing or planned public transportation projects, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has selected nine cities to receive technical assistance to encourage economic…