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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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However Melanie Leech, chief executive of the British Property Federation, said generally Government funding for redeveloping brownfield sites had shrunk since they came to power in 2010 but welcomed this new injection of cash.
Benefits to brownfield site redevelopment include preserving green space by recycling existing sites, and capitalizing on existing infrastructure to promote sustainable development.
Until recently, there was also a greater degree of liability risk because of contamination, or perceived contamination, at brownfield sites.
5 billion has already been spent to convert abandoned brownfield sites into new industrial, commercial or residential developments, said Kaiser.
I feel quite certain that the majority of local people would prefer that full details of section 106 agreements, whether on green on brownfield sites, should be made public under the Freedom of Information Act.
It is precisely because brownfield sites have had a previous use that they are much more costly to develop.
James Groombridge, managing director of Barratt South Wales, said, "The vision for Llandow Newydd is to transform the former Second World War airfield at Llandow from a brownfield site into a vibrant place to live, work and relax.
A brownfield site is an abandoned or idle property where expansion or redevelopment may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant or contaminant.
AN 18-ACRE brownfield site at Bridle Road, Aintree, Liverpool has come onto the market and PGPL re-generation, the consultants overseeing the development on behalf of the owners are looking for proposals from developers.
According to various studies, residential property values increase between 5% and 15% when a nearby brownfield site is cleaned up.
Wake up Everton - buy your own ground and use a brownfield site.
It is quite wrong not to use a brownfield site in a case of this sort because it makes nonsense of the existing planning system and its endeavours to try to care for what is left of the countryside.