An abandoned, idled or underused industrial and commercial property, the reuse or redevelopment of which is complicated by real or perceived contamination. Brownfield sites have received US EPA funding for redevelopment.
On the latter point, although pol itically sensitive, we cannot ignore the facts that the greatest demand from house buyers is for green field sites, and house builders prefer such sites because they are general ly quicker, cheaper and of lower risk to develop than on brown field.
As a business development executive Frank has been instrumental in the origination and execution of a number of equity and debt transactions and capital raisings by means of IPOs and project finance of green and brown field projects across Africa and Eastern Europe, resulting among other things strong working relationships with international investment banks and finance institutions.
Left alone, weedy brown field sites are very valuable as a wildlife resource but, because they can look very scruffy, dry gardens are a good compromise as they make the city look more attractive as well as being wildlife-friendly.
With a strong focus on the industrial market, they specialize in brown field engineering (projects involved in making changes to existing facilities) and design work for mining, forestry and power generation.