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Huntley Station

Huntley Station Disposition

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 will be embarking upon an expression of interest (EOI) process to identify parties interested in acquiring the site for redevelopment ( in early January 2021.

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 […]

Groundbreaking a Success for former Chemical Facility in Oakley, CA.

The former 325 acre chemical manufacturing facility was sold on September 19, 2019 to create a 2 million SF manufacturing and distribution center. At closing, over 600 jobs were committed and over 600,000 SF of industrial space is expected to be completed by 3rd quarter 2020. Vita Nuova supported the owner/seller by repositioning the property, […]

Opportunity Zone Regulations to Facilitate Brownfield Redevelopment

The Treasury Department recently finalized its regulations governing Qualified Opportunity Funds. Slated to take effect on March 13th, they serve as the rules of the road for investors and developers alike. The final regulation details how investments and their resulting gains will be treated for federal tax purposes, allowing Opportunity Fund investors to understand how […]

Brownfields 2019 – National Brownfields Leadership Breakfast

CCLR sponsored a panel called “Developers Talk Deals” at the breakfast. The focus was what developers need to be successful in communities. Representing the brownfield development community were Dwight Stenseth from RERC and Chad Meyer from Northpoint Development. Aimee Storm, Land Revitalization Coordinator for USEPA kept the developers on their toes with tough questions while […]