What @sog_ced is reading on the web: June 2014

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Marcia Perritt

CED_Icon_for_TwitterThe following are articles and reports on the web that the Community and Economic Development Program at the UNC School of Government shared through social media over the past month. Follow us on twitter or facebook to receive regular updates.

Items of interest related to CED in North Carolina:

UNC School of Government Development Finance Initiative presents recommendations for the revitalization of Hendersonville’s Seventh Avenue District: bit.ly/VnM0SW

UNC School of Government’s Tyler Mulligan discusses closed sessions for real property acquisition and economic development during on-demand webinar: bit.ly/1nAjLYW

Chatham-Randolph industrial megasite certified: on.mktw.net/1jIotRJ

Report projects that transportation improvements along the U.S. 70 corridor from Raleigh to eastern North Carolina will have a positive economic impact: bit.ly/1jIo0PA

Mount Airy acquires historic mill site and plans to use its Municipal Service District and Redevelopment Commission for mill revitalization: bit.ly/UTEKOt 

Are economic development incentives making a difference with regard to companies locating in South Carolina over Charlotte, North Carolina? bit.ly/1lAUQaz

Report examines whether North Carolina will enact a state crowdfunding bill this year: bit.ly/1r65V2O

Salisbury added to the list of North Carolina towns receiving an EPA Brownfields grant to identify contaminated sites: bit.ly/1lH49Vj

UNC graduate students present findings on retail opportunities for the Town of Granite Quarry: bit.ly/1n8dPpF

Kinston, North Carolina examines the impact of state historic rehabilitation tax credits on downtown revitalization: bit.ly/1p6NDkf

North Carolina Association of Regional Councils reports on a statewide strategy for comprehensive community and economic development: bit.ly/1hhSnRg

North Carolina Department of Commerce releases a report on the significant economic impacts of the military in North Carolina: bit.ly/1kvgQmP

North Carolina General Assembly updates:

North Carolina General Assembly enacts rules for a new public-private nonprofit entity for economic development. See the bill here: bit.ly/1iIxPwz

North Carolina Governor’s proposal to overhaul state’s historic tax credit program and the lobbying effort in the House: bit.ly/1oeB6Jx

Report on the likely reform of the North Carolina historic tax credit program: bit.ly/1lZygU2

Other CED items:

South Carolina offers more cash incentives for economic development in comparison to North Carolina: bit.ly/1jIo0PA

New U.S. Cluster Mapping and Registry website aims to strengthen U.S. competitiveness by understanding the economic performance of clusters and regions across the United States: 1.usa.gov/1kRwwzS

New York Times op-ed on the challenges and benefits of inclusionary zoning for affordable housing in NYC: nyti.ms/1qeBGq7

Community Development Financial Institutions Fund announces New Market Tax Credit allocations – only one in North Carolina: 1.usa.gov/1oZr2pz

National Healthy Housing Standards puts public health information into housing code parlance: bit.ly/1km2rJz

Interesting perspective on the economic impact of new cultural centers and expansions in cities around the U.S.: bit.ly/1iwvrP0

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….” bit.ly/VqYclT

Compiled by Marcia Perritt

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