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Brownfield Stateside: Michigan | Brownfield Development | Brownfield Stateside
MARCH, 2017

Brownfield Stateside: Michigan

MI State MapMich. State Funds Target Multiple Brownfield Sites

Under a state of Michigan legislative proposal, five brownfield transformation projects would be eligible for tax benefits for decontaminating and preparing new structures on polluted land. Whether in the form of grants or tax relief, such incentives are imperative to facilitate purchasing of brownfields, said Carrie Geyer, a supervisor of the Brownfield Redevelopment Unit of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

Corporate Redevelopment Plan In Work in Kalamazoo, Mich. Region

Following an announcement by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) in late February that earmarked millions for a Kalamazoo Brownfield Redevelopment Authority project, a state senator heaped praise on the investment in her district.

Mich. Construction Contractor To Build on ‘World Class Work Space’

RACER Trust has completed the sale and transfer of 3.66 acres off University Drive in downtown Pontiac to George W. Auch Co., a 109-year-old general contractor/construction management firm that will build its new corporate headquarters on the site.

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Brownfield Development

Earth Services & Abatement Saves Abandoned Sugar Factory Owners $4 Million

Open-air demolition process reduces price tag by over 50%, leaving asbestos in place for mill demolition

Columbia, S.C. Creates Plan for Flood Zone Development

A federal grant program that has leveraged hundreds of millions of dollars in private development in Columbia (S.C.) over the past two decades could help spur the redevelopment of flood-impacted areas in the city.

West Va. ‘Ready, Set, Redevelop’ Slated For September

The 2017 WVBrownfields Conference, hosted by the West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Centers, will take place at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown Sept. 12-14.

Huntington, West Va. Establishes Vision for Three ‘Post-Industrial’ Properties

Plans for how the city of Huntington can transform three post-industrial brownfield properties into usable and productive space were unveiled to the public in late February.



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Brownfield Stateside

New State Legislation Helps Plug ‘Financial Gaps’

Investors engaged in brownfield redevelopment projects in Michigan could share in $1 billion in sales and income tax rebates over 20 years under a package of real estate development bills that passed the Senate in late February.

Heavy Metal and Hard Rock: Are They Causing Headaches?

In a preview of the next online issue of Renewal & Redevelopment, Peter Hayes, business development executive from waste management specialist CDEnviro, will explain more about the emerging solutions to these problem materials.

Beyond supply and demand: Macro-economics and industrial in 2017

The industrial real estate market is increasingly complex and difficult to predict yet the sector continues to perform extremely well when you look at vacancy rates, new-construction pipelines, institutional capital investment ...

Texas' biggest economic development incentive expected to double in size by 2022

Under Chapter 313, companies are only supposed to get the tax break if it's a deciding factor in their decision to do projects in Texas to ensure that the economic benefits -- jobs and other taxes - wouldn't have come to the state anyway.



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