Kevin Noell was a speaker at The Big Deal – NBA Brownfields 2007 held in Chicago, Illinois. Two thousand of the top real estate and brownfield professionals from across the US and Canada, as well as leaders from industry and the public sector, met for two days of deal making, education, and networking opportunities. Included were more than 20 breakout sessions and roundtables, plenary sessions, a property showcase, and exhibits. The Big Deal was hosted by the National Brownfield Associations, a nonprofit organization that promotes the responsible redevelopment of brownfields, and its partner, the City of Chicago, a national leader in urban green design.

Kevin moderated the session “NBA’s STAMP: Chicago’s West Pullman Site” and was a participant in the sessions “Measuring Success in Brownfields” and “Tax Increment Financing: What Works? Click here for details of these sessions.

 

The Sacramento Bee –
City Core is Hopping with New, Urban Infill Homes

 

Kevin Noell was a member of the STAMP team experts assembled to provide site
technical assistance for the Portland Industrial Sanctuary Area, a 6.2 mile section of the Willamette River between Swan and Sauvie Islands in Portland. Click here for information on the site. The Site Technical Assistance for Municipal Projects (STAMP) program is funded by US EPA to provide site-specific technical assistance to communities, gathering a team of local brownfields experts to provide a snapshot perspective on the development potential of a brownfield property of interest to a municipality. Click here for more information on the STAMP program.

 

Kevin Noell was a member of the STAMP team experts assembled to provide site
technical assistance for the West Pullman Community Area, 80 acres on the southeast side of Chicago. Click here for information on the site. Click here for more information on the site. The Site Technical Assistance for Municipal Projects (STAMP) program is funded by US EPA to provide site-specific technical assistance to communities, gathering a team of local brownfields experts to provide a snapshot perspective on the development potential of a brownfield property of interest to a municipality. Click here for more information on the STAMP program.

 

Kevin Noell was a speaker at the 2007 ICSC Spring Convention – Reaching Beyond the Gold. Click here for information on the convention. Click here for details of his presentation “Financing Your Brownfield Deal”.

 

The Sacramento Bee –
The Brownstones are Coming

 

Kevin Noell was the instructor of the course “Financing & Structuring Brownfield Deals”. The course addressed how a brownfield developer combines debt, equity and government incentives to finance the acquisition, clean up and redevelopment of environmentally impaired property. Click here for the agenda. Click here for the course information.

 

The Sacramento Bee –
Developer Rises to the Top at Crystal Cream Site

 

Kevin Noell moderated the workshop presented to Alliance, a program of ICSC designed for members of the public and private sectors to discuss development issues and to explore how they can work successfully together. Using PETCO Park as a prime example, the workshop explored public/private partnerships (including the creative use of the Polanco Act), recycling brownfields and the rejuvenation of communities. Click here for an outline of the presentation. Click here for details of the program.

 

Kevin Noell presented the “Technical Assistance Brownfield Training” workshop in Chicago. The workshop educated participants on available programs that provide liability relief, technical assistance and financial incentives; discussed the development process; showed how brownfield properties are financed; and trained representatives from local units of government on how to market their brownfield properties so they can attract more investment and developer interest. Click here for the presentation.

 

National Real Estate Investor – 
Will the Brownfields Bloom?

 

Kevin Noell presented the “Brownfield Technical Assistance Training” workshop in Glendale for California municipalities. The workshop educated participants on the available California state programs that provide liability relief, technical assistance and financial incentives; discussed the development process; showed how brownfield properties are financed; and trained representatives from local units of government on how to market their brownfield properties so they can attract more investment and developer interest. Click here for the agenda (PDF).

 

Kevin Noell was a speaker at the Brownfield Leadership Summit: Public Policy Session.Click here for information on the event. Click here (PDF) for details of his session “Developer and Property Owner Panel”.

 

Kevin Noell was selected as the Western Region trainer by the National Brownfield Association. The National Brownfield Association is providing its third year of technical assistance training for municipalities with the United States Environmental Protection Agency grant monies. Click here for details of the NBA Education and Training program.

 

Kevin Noell was a speaker at Brownfields 2005, the official EPA and ICMA cosponsored forum on brownfield redevelopment. Click here for details of his session “Ask the Developers”. Click here (PDF) for his presentation. For information on Brownfields 2006, click here.

 

San Diego Business Journal – 
Developers Finding Pay Dirt in Soiled Ground

 

The Sacramento Bee – 
Another Midtown Project Launched (PDF)

Sacramento Business Journal –
Newest Downtown Proposal: Townhomes on T Street