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brownfield

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.
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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.
Brown Field, a former Navy auxiliary air station, is in the Otay Mesa area about 15 miles (24 kilometers) southeast of downtown San Diego, near the border with Mexico.
They were suburban education establishment playing fields designated as Green Field and Green Space until, with a wave of the legislative wand, they become Brown Field housing land.
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.
In fact research we published showed that brown field land is constantly coming onto the market as unexpected windfall sites replenish the supply.
As part of the construction project on the former brown field site, Asda also redesigned the highways around the area to reduce the effect of extra traffic on the town.
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.
and was en route to Brown Field Municipal Airport near Mexico's border.
Peel has completed "baseline studies" which will pave the way for planning applications for more than 500 acres of brown field dockland to be redeveloped.
Seattle scored that clear-cut win with two TDs and three Josh Brown field goals but their offence at least was in decent shape in last week's 33-30 overtime defeat against the Browns.
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.
We can make a positive contribution to making a clean, green manufacturing facility that will utilize and revitalize this brown field," says Tom Rymsza, president of Vision Paper.