Working for Smart Growth:
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Intro to Brownfields Finance Webcourse

September 26, 2018 12:00 pmtoSeptember 27, 2018 5:00 pm

The Intro Brownfields Finance Webcourse is the industry’s only comprehensive training curriculum that helps economic developers, policy makers and real estate professionals understand and master the financing strategies for the lifecycle of a brownfield property. During this course, attendees will walk through the entire brownfields redevelopment process from understanding the basics of brownfields and legal and regulatory challenges to unearthing the myriad financing tools available to both clean-up and build-up these contaminated or polluted sites.

Location: online

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RealShare New Jersey: New Development

September 27, 2018
7:45 amto12:45 pm

Join for an event with New Jersey owners, developers, investors, brokers, and financiers. New Jersey is no longer living in the shadow of New York City. Rising rental demand is spurring a development boom. The multifamily market is in a transitional phase, leaving the aging garden apartments behind for more modern luxury condos. Companies are moving away from multiple office locations to house all of their operations out of one central facility. Industrial development is exploding. Our industry professionals dive deep into the trends and economics of the New Jersey commercial real estate world. Come hear from top lenders, builders, buyers, and visionaries – and learn what makes New Jersey primed to take over the northeast commercial real estate world.

Location: Brooklake Country Club, 139 Brooklake Road, Florham Park NJ 07932

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Webinar: Opportunity Zones – Exploring their Potential to Drive Long-Term Revitalization Capital to Distressed Communities

September 27, 2018
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

Created as part of 2017 federal tax reform, the new Opportunity Zones program is designed to drive long-term capital to distressed communities by providing tax benefits for investments in Opportunity Funds. Join this webinar for a high-level overview of what Opportunity Zones are, how the program is structured, and a sense of the anticipated benefits and potential pitfalls as this enormous new mechanism for neighborhood revitalization gets underway.

Location: Online

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Webinar: Leveraging Private Capital for Green Infrastructure Implementation

September 27, 2018
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

Working in two differently situated Great Lakes cities, a partnership of American Rivers, Corona Environmental Consulting, and the Water Environment Federation are collaborating with local agency and municipal partners in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Cleveland, Ohio to roll out green infrastructure funding strategies that will optimize public revenues, leverage private sector financing, and accelerate project delivery.

This presentation will discuss the background, history and context that led these agencies to consider a stormwater volumetric trading program, targeted grant programs and private sector capital as a means to address stormwater issues; an overview of stormwater exchange markets, using Grand Rapids, Michigan as a case study; and explore the various approaches to optimize grant programs, building off the partnership with the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD).

Location: Online

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Preservation Issues Round Table

September 27, 2018
6:30 pmto8:30 pm

Join Preservation New Jersey and the Cumberland County Cultural & Heritage Commission for a discussion of topics impacting the historic preservation field and the historic resources of Southern New Jersey.

Location: Landis Theater
830 E Landis Avenue
Vineland, NJ 08360

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