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What is Brownfield Redevelopment?

CMHC

Brownfield redevelopment is a form of sustainable development, offering opportunities to revitalize older neighbourhoods, lower municipal infrastructure costs, increase municipal property tax revenues and lessen urban sprawl. Despite the obstacles facing this type of development, successful redevelopment projects have been built across Canada. These case studies are successful examples of residential projects that have overcome the barriers to brownfield redevelopment

Case Study: http://www.cmhc.ca/en/inpr/su/sucopl/upload/Brownfield-Redevelopment-for-Housing-in-canada-Case-Studies-London-Landing-Richmond-BC.pdf

October 30, 2009 Posted by | Community Economic Development (CED), Construction, LEED, Sustainable Community Development | | Leave a comment