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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 … Continued

Student Corner: Yanceyville Open House

February 25, 2010

John Killeen is a graduate student in the Department of City and Regional Planning working in Caswell County. This evening (Thursday February 25), a public event will be held celebrating the official opening of Yanceyville’s new civic facility. Starting at 5pm, the public is invited to join town cou … Continued

Kelo Revisited: Eminent Domain for Economic Development in North Carolina

November 13, 2009

  Tyler Mulligan is a School of Government faculty member. A New York Times article today covered Pfizer’s announcement that it will be leaving New London, Connecticut, the city at the center of the landmark eminent domain case, Kelo v. City of New London, 545 U.S. 469 (2005). In Kelo, a 5­‑4 m … Continued