Greenway Business Park will create an aesthetic asset for the community. The Fruita Refinery was an eyesore for the community, mainly because the site is among the first impressions of Fruita and Colorado when entering the state along eastbound I-70. Greenway Business Park will improve this image through the creation of lakes and wildlife areas, and the extension of regional trail access to the former refinery site.
Restoring and renovating the powerhouse meets several goals for Durango and the state, including utilization of an idle riverfront property, expansion of the Durango Discovery Museum, restoration of a historic site, and mitigation of a contaminated property.
The redevelopment of an abandoned gas station and fast food assemblage into a mixed use office/retail project in a historical neighborhood.
Cleanup and reuse of a rural train depot for new community center, city hall, and neighborhood park.
A case study on the remediation and redevelopment of a former regional mall into a new city center.
An evaluation of economic and community impacts for the acquisition and redevelopment of 9.4 acre landfill site.
A successful cleanup and reuse project case study.
A successful cleanup and reuse of a former tire store into a restaurant.
A case study of redeveloping a former industrial manufacturing facility into downtown residential lofts.
This US Economic Development Administration study presents an economic impact methodology by way of a case study example evaluating an assemblage of three underutilized brownfields in an urban neighborhood setting.