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Edgemoor Container Port Project to Bring Jobs and Economic Growth to Delaware

Edgemoor Container Port Project to Bring Jobs and Economic Growth to Delaware

The State of Delaware and Enstructure recently announced a public-private partnership to build the new Edgemoor container port on the Delaware River.  The $635 million development aims to expand the state’s port capacity and stimulate economic growth. The new “Port Delaware” project will transform a former DuPont titanium dioxide manufacturing site into a state-of-the-art container […]

Former Chemical Facility Built out in 3 years: Economic and Social Benefits accrue to Community

The former Oakley Chemical facility was sold in late 2020 and is completely built-out with over 1,724,455 SF of new industrial distribution space. The site has attracted major players to the area, investing over $1 billion for new development and infrastructure due to the site’s size, community support, and significant labor pool to fill 1200 […]

Introducing the New Redevelopment Trailblazers Webinar Series

Introducing the New Redevelopment Trailblazers Webinar Series

In keeping with the tradition of providing cutting-edge information about redevelopment trends, our partner organization, the Redevelopment Institute, is reinaugurating the webinar series it started in 2006! Now called the Redevelopment Trailblazers Webinar Series, the program will continue to focus on best practices and innovative approaches across the redevelopment landscape. While America is constantly rebuilding […]

CCLR Breakfast Panel

Vita Nuova Advances Community Revitalization Strategies, Opportunities at Brownfields 2023

Vita Nuova has maintained a consistent presence at EPA‘s Brownfields Training Conference since its inception. Last month in Detroit, we contributed to another exceptional conference, leading sessions at Brownfields University and participating in panel discussions and roundtables throughout the week. This unique conference brings together experienced brownfield professionals and newcomers, fostering public-private partnerships and innovation […]

Vita Nuova: Pioneering the Energy Transition with Innovative Services

Vita Nuova: Pioneering the Energy Transition with Innovative Services

Vita Nuova is proud to announce our groundbreaking Energy Transition services. Drawing on years of expertise in revitalizing complex and excess properties, Vita Nuova is at the forefront of the industry, offering innovative solutions and comprehensive services that pave the way for a more sustainable future. With the rapid growth of renewable energy, Vita Nuova […]

Project Spotlight: A New Vision for the Former Pillsbury Mills Site

Project Spotlight: A New Vision for the Former Pillsbury Mills Site

Vita Nuova’s new Project Spotlight series showcases inspiring stories of redevelopment and community revitalization. In this first edition, we feature the transformation of the former Pillsbury Mills site in Springfield, Illinois. Once a vibrant symbol of pride, this sprawling 18-acre complex with 26 buildings and 190 grain storage silos served as a bustling food processing […]

Project Spotlight: A New Vision for the Former Pillsbury Mills Site

Project Spotlight: A New Vision for the Former Pillsbury Mills Site

Vita Nuova’s Support U.S. EPA’s Technical Assistance Program provided contractor support and facilitated the involvement of Vita Nuova and GDIT in the project. Vita Nuova helped support the revitalization of this distressed community with a comprehensive reuse assessment, including zoning and funding options, demolition estimates, and concept alternatives for this complex and unique site. Vita […]

Donald Watson

Donald Watson is a leading expert and consultant in planning, architecture, and environmental design. He has served in academic and professional positions for the last 40 years. He is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and Instructor in FEMA certified courses Resilient Design of Buildings and Communities. As an architect and planner, Mr. Watson has worked […]

Will Warren

Will Warren is an Economic Development Consultant for Vita Nuova. He is an expert in small community economic redevelopment and is an Appalachian Leadership Institute Fellow (Class of 2022-2023). This prestigious intensive leadership development program empowers participants to create change by overcoming economic challenges unique to the Appalachian region. His work experience is in both […]