Economic Development News & Insight

logo-horizontal

Articles Tagged as:

abandoned buildings

What is the true value of a vacant or abandoned building?

Vacant or abandoned buildings can often appear to be more of a challenge than an opportunity for communities. The Hidden Value in Abandoned Buildings (HViAB) tool could More...

9 Ideas that can change everything we think about cities

Carina Kolodny and Ashley Woods at The Huffington Post dig into nine ideas that could, arguably, fundamentally change how we think about cities, which is pretty significant More...

Detroit’s abandoned ruins are captivating, but are they bad for neighborhoods?

If you’ve been following Detroit’s story over recent years, you’ve probably seen articles about abandoned buildings in the city, which have become rather popular as More...

A remarkably simple idea to end the cycle of abandoned factories

Since there has been a dramatic shift in the economy and there are less blue collar jobs available, there are more and more abandoned factories.  More...

Restarting neighborhoods by reactivating abandoned buildings

Ben Schiller at Co.EXIST looks at how crowdsourcing can be used to source ideas or capital to revitalize abandoned buildings and the communities they exist in. More...