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Redevelopment Areas in Action: Mooresville, NC

December 6, 2012

In a recent post, Tyler Mulligan provided an overview of how local governments can use an Urban Redevelopment Area to attract private investment. This post will describe an example from Mooresville, NC. Mooresville, a small town (population 32,711) located 20 miles north of Charlotte, provides an ex … Read more

Student Corner: Financing Development: the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

November 1, 2012

The shovels are out and the hard hats are on. One of the newest development projects in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina broke ground this month. USAInvestCo is building Northern Riverfront Marina and Hotel next to the City’s new Convention Center.  It will include a 204-slip marina, a hotel, ret … Read more

How do local governments create green jobs? Here’s one idea.

November 24, 2009

Tyler Mulligan is a School of Government faculty member. Have leaders in your community been using words like “green economy” and “green jobs?” What role can a local government play in enhancing the local green economy and creating some green jobs? This post explores one possible role: local governm … Read more