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Brownfield

1. Unused land previously utilized for industrial or other commercial purposes, especially land that is polluted or otherwise contaminated. Municipalities and private businesses sometimes attempt to clean up brownfields and/or find new uses for them.

2. More generally, land no longer in use. The term in this sense is most common the United Kingdom and Australia.
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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.
Registration or building on brown field in favour of communities against green field is not on anyone's real political agenda.
We are experimenting with different ways of using recycled building materials to construct green roofs that closely resemble the kind of habitats found on brown field sites," says Dr Bates, a research associate at the
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.
DAMG Worldwide, through its Infrastructure Group, is the financier of the $1 billion San Diego Air Commerce Center at Brown Field ("SANDACC"), a state-of-the-art commerce center and the largest air cargo privatization project in North America, and financier of a $500 million joint venture multi-modal transport park in Monterrey, Mexico, the first inland multi-use Foreign Trade Zone within Mexico.
Brown field sites where houses or commercial premises once stood, they are earmarked for new building.
As the chair of Keresley Parish Council, I feel that the development is on a brown field site and would enhance the area.
Clr Vivien Lees, who sits on both groups, said: "Residents have told us they want developers to work on brown field sites first.
The woodlands would be created on brown field sites within priority regeneration areas of the city which are not otherwise earmarked for housing or retail.
When Edgington first saw the brown field site, that is now one of the most coveted addresses in Liverpool city centre,it didn't hold much promise.
As a result of Royal LePage's alliance with Philip and C&W, the opportunity to redevelop brown field sites in the Canadian marketplace has become immense," said Colum Bastable, president and CEO of Royal LePage.
In addition to the Worldport at DIA project, DAMG Worldwide, through its subsidiary in its Infrastructure Group, Aviation Development Services, is the financier of the $1 billion San Diego Air Commerce Center at Brown Field ("SANDACC"), a state-of-the-art commerce center and the largest air cargo privatization project in North America, and financier of a $500 million joint venture multi-modal transport park in Monterrey, Mexico, the first inland multi-use Foreign Trade Zone within Mexico.