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Redevelopment Areas in Action: Sanford, NC

January 3, 2013

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 Sanford, NC. In the early 2000s, the City of Sanford found itself in a position common to many other small towns i … Continued

Redevelopment Areas in Action: Greenville, NC

December 20, 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 Greenville, NC. Like many towns in eastern North Carolina, Greenville’s downtown, known to residents as Center Cit … Continued

Using a Redevelopment Area to Attract Private Investment

November 20, 2012

The neighborhood of Doherty Heights has seen better days. Once a vibrant residential neighborhood that was home to families and retail businesses close to the downtown core, Doherty Heights is now better known for its vacant storefronts and dilapidated houses. The majority of the city’s housing code … Continued