Land Science
Month: August 2016

Brownfield Development Success – Uptown Development – Traverse City, Michigan

Uptown Riverfront Development, is an upscale residential townhome and mixed-use (live-work) commercial development located on the Boardman River in Traverse City, Michigan. Grand Traverse County’s Brownfield Redevelopment Authority was awarded $800,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds from the State of

Northville Garage

Summary: The city of Northville received Brownfield Redevelopment Grant funding from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to facilitate the redevelopment of a former dry cleaner and gas station. The .45-acre site was heavily contaminated with dry cleaning solvents and

Redeveloping Detroit Remains Long, Hard Slog

Nobody should be surprised that Detroit is redeveloping again after decades of decline. Be surprised only that so much redevelopment is happening when obstacles to growth in Detroit remain so frustrating. By obstacles I mean the myriad bureaucratic and technical roadblocks

Cardinal Health Medical Distribution Center: “Catalyst Converter” in the Motor City

By: Robbie Tarpley Raffish, CEO of a.s.a.p.r. integrated marketing Spring 2016 “Kirco’s new building for Cardinal Health sets the tone for the reclamation of New Center (less than five miles from downtown Detroit) by Henry Ford Health System. The first