Date - 09/16/2020
There is high demand to repurpose former industrial areas and underutilized historic buildings in the Capital Region. Panelists will engage in a discussion about their experience with the process, the lessons they’ve learned, and the current challenges they face given the increased uncertainty. The attendees will learn about several topics, including: (1) Case studies of successful reuse strategies (2) Building local and political support for a project. (3) Required planning, regulatory and permitting processes. (4) Expected project costs. (5) Grants and other financing opportunities. (6) Contracting and project management. (7) Property management. (8) New challenges and opportunities related to COVID.