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Student Corner: Leveraging anchor institutions: A new land bank model in Chapel Hill

April 16, 2015

Across the country, local governments are increasingly embracing land banking as a key strategy to catalyze and control the revitalization of their vacant and abandoned properties. As described in this post on the CED blog, North Carolina local governments can cobble together the statutory authority … Read more

Overcoming Obstacles to Collaboration: The Role of Emotional Intelligence

June 16, 2011

Rick Morse is a School of Government faculty member. While cross-sectoral and cross-jurisdictional partnerships are often key to successful community and economic development, the fact remains that there are many real obstacles to collaboration, including time, turf, and trust. People naturally resi … Read more