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Brownfields from Start to Finish - Avoiding Pitfalls

Thursday, March 8, 2018
11:00pm – 12:00pm


This webinar - this first in the 2018 CEDAS Academy - examines the state of brownfield redevelopment in Connecticut, outlining programs and policies designed to support economic development professionals at all stages of the process.


Speakers will discuss challenges they have experienced, citing examples from specific projects across the state, and how they were addressed to lead to successful outcomes.

Speakers include:

Arthur Bogen, President, Connecticut Brownfield Land Bank, Inc. Dale Kroop, Director, Economic Development Focused Business Retention, Attraction and Redevelopment, with the City of Hamden. Thacher Tiffany, Director of Development at Beacon Communities in Boston who will discuss his work on the Montgomery Mill site in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. Attend this webinar to learn:

The status of brownfield redevelopment in Connecticut as well as resources, programs and policies that your community can use to get started. Lessons learned from other communities in working through financial and physical aspects of brownfield redevelopment. Avoiding challenges and pitfalls often encountered in Connecticut’s communities.


Laura Brown,

Extension Programs in Community & Economic Development (primary), Extension, UConn Master Calendar, Urban and Community Studies

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