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THE HILLS on Governors Island Open to the Public Today

July 19, 2016 - in Land Development

July 19, 2016 - The Trust for Governors Island (The Trust) announces the opening of the Hills, ten newly designed acres of park on Governors Island that include slides, art and unparalleled harbor views. The Hills are open for the season daily from July 19…

Future City Competition – 2016-2017 Announces Theme – The Power of Public Spaces

July 18, 2016 - in Announcement, Events, Land Development

Chicago – The 2016-2017 Future City Competition announces this year’s theme, “The Power of Public Spaces,” and asks the Nation’s sixth, seventh…

EPA Announces $10.7 Million in Supplemental Funds to Clean up Contaminated Brownfield Sites in Economically Disadvantaged Communities Across the Country

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced approximately $10.7 million in supplemental funding to help transform communities…

New Arup Report Focuses on the Sustainable Regeneration of Land in Europe

Arup has launched “Sustainable regeneration of unused transportation territories”– a new report that analyses how the sustainable regeneration of land could be possible in Europe. “Sustainable Regeneration of Unused Transportation Territories” is…

Vertical Construction Begins at 9th & Colorado Project

June 29, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Land Development

9th Avenue (Denver) Land, LLC, a joint venture between Continuum Partnersand CIM Group, the developer of the highly-anticipated 9th & Colorado project, a two million square foot urban infillproject spanning 12 city blocks in Denver, announced today that…

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 by EPA's Brownfields Assessment and Revolving Loan Fund program, and will provide communities with the…

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 actions to prevent, contain or control such development have had limited results. Better targeted measures…

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…