Monthly Archives: June 2015

TOD Financing in Connecticut

Michael Hoban, June 19, 2015 ULI Boston/New England held its June Member Lunch last week at the offices of Brown Rudnick, offering a program designed to entice the Boston development community to consider the opportunities that Connecticut’s transportation infrastructure investments are creating along the 45-mile stretch between Hartford and New Haven. In addition to highlighting the transportation improvement projects that are either in place or underway, the Connecticut team also gave an extensive overview of government programs available to help subsidize development costs. Deputy Commissioner of Connecticut Department of Economic … Read More

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Malden/Everett National Advisory Panel

Beginning on June 7, 2015, a panel of nationally renowned land use and urban planning experts begain a five-day evaluation of metro Boston’s growing industrial land development issues. The Urban Land Institute (ULI) advisory services program convened the panel in order to help the cities of Malden, Massachusetts and Everett, Massachusetts create a plan for how to build on the growing business and mixed-use developments and further develop their unique regional presence and identity. The panel was sponsored by a local collaborative partnership, including MassDevelopment, the City of Malden, and the City … Read More

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Olympic Legacy

Michael Hoban, June 8, 2015 In the midst of the controversy surrounding the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston, ULI Boston/New England recently hosted a panel discussion that shifted the focus from the funding issues currently being debated in the media to an exploration of the potentially transformative development cycle that the process could bring to the city. The program, “Olympic Legacy”, demonstrated how pursuing the bid could ignite a sense of urgency to resolve some of the region’s longstanding infrastructure problems and create further development possibilities – … Read More

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