Category Archives: News

RE-Development Academy Webinar Series (Fall 2021)

As part of USEPA’s Re-Development Academy, Vita Nuova is excited to present this free 3-part webinar series culminating in a workshop at Brownfields 2021. The series continues the training and discussion on repositioning former industrial and brownfield sites and features presentations by several real estate experts. The series builds upon the success of the 2019 […]

Gary, Indiana Lakefront District

Early planning funded by EPA Land Revitalization program led to major investment in South Shore Line between Gary, IN and Chicago, IL.

With major state and federal funding in place, the South Shore Rail System double-tracking is underway. As part of this, the Miller Station located in Gary will become an origination station, reducing ride times to Chicago significantly. Also envisioned as part of the early planning funded by EPA and carried out by Vita Nuova is […]

Huntley Station

Huntley Station Expression of Interest

NRG has selected Vita Nuova to assist in the disposition of a major surplus asset in western New York. VN has launched a website and is embarking upon an Expression of Interest (EOI) process to identify parties interested in acquiring the site for redevelopment ( More information about obtaining an EOI package may be obtained […]

Regional Jobs Center Comes to Oakley

A new jobs center creating thousands of jobs and generating almost $500,000,000 in economic impact is underway as the result of a partnership formed the City of Oakley with DuPont and completed with Chemours. To find out more, go here: To view construction underway, visit:

Investment continues in Lakefront District in Gary Indiana

Working with the City of Gary and the Strong Cities Partnership, Vita Nuova conceived and designed the transit-oriented development around the Miller Station. State and federal agencies continue to fund this vision, turning the Miller Station into an “origination” station for trains to Chicago, reducing travel times significantly through the use of double-tracking. See latest […]

Rebuilding America Webinar #2 – The Oakley Story: From Cul-de-Sac to Regional Hub

Join us for the 2nd Rebuilding America webinar! September 11, 2020 | 12:00 – 1:30 ET Register Now Partnerships Powering Redevelopment The Oakley Story: From End of the Line to Regional Hub This is an evolving story of how a small town in California banded together with an industrial owner of a former manufacturing site […]

Rebuilding America Webinar #1 – June 5th, 2020 – Taking the Long View: Rebuilding Communities is a Marathon Not a Sprint!

June 5th | 12-1:30PM EDT Please join the Redevelopment Institute for the first Rebuilding America webinar on June 5th at 12PM EDT! The ReGenesis Partnership in Spartanburg, SC, has worked to rebuild and revitalize the Arkwright community for the past 20 years. This effort has involved a multi-stakeholder partnership composed of representatives of Federal, State, […]

2019 National Brownfields Leadership Award Winners

At the National Brownfields Training Conference in December, CCLR honored three outstanding brownfield redevelopment practitioners with National Brownfields Leadership Awards. For many years, these awards have recognized land reuse luminaries who have made significant contributions to our field. Given only every two years at the National Brownfields Conference, the National Brownfields Leadership Awards honor practitioners […]

Vita Nuova receives Notable Achievement Award from USEPA

  Vita Nuova supported a team of stakeholders including the City of Indianapolis, USEPA, HUD, DOT, and local CDCs in planning the revitalization of a distressed neighborhood just outside downtown Indianapolis. The team’s efforts led to $50mm in public investments and hundreds of millions in private investment in the creation of “Tinker Flats”, a new […]