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urban renewal

Redevelopment of deteriorated and underutilized urban properties, often through the provision of tax incentives, low-interest-rate bond money for loans, and government investment in infrastructure improvements such as roads and public parks in order to spur development.

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Previously, Shelagh led professional teams involved in the regeneration of severely deprived neighbourhoods whilst working at Manchester City Council and also focused on development strategies and masterplanning whilst at the leading urban regeneration company, New East Manchester.
Chief executive at Sunderland and new chair of the URC chief executives, Tom Macartney, said: "Tees Valley URC is part of a major urban regeneration programme and through this URC Forum it can showcase the massive amount this area has to offer.
By using urban regeneration as a platform, Osaka has the opportunity for the first time since the postwar building boom to create a new kind of city--an urban center that first attracts increased numbers of visitors from Kansai, then from greater Japan, and finally from the whole of Asia.
The aim is to raise the aspirations of Pacific Quay as a model of sustainable urban regeneration.
The National winner for 2000 of the British Urban Regeneration Association Charitable Trust Awards, it operates in an area of north-east England with third generation unemployment and a high level of crime.
The Assembly Rooms, in Charles Street, are at the core of an area undergoing extensive urban regeneration.
It was only when sustained economic decline drove significant numbers of workers into anticapitalist organizations and protests, Koditschek maintains, that the bourgeoisie paid attention to their discontents, wooing them with promises of industrial regulation and urban regeneration.
The authors offer a comprehensive European perspective to identify best practice in sustainable urban regeneration in five major cities in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Germany, and the UK.
Peter D Robinson, MLA and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, MLA today as they accepted the findings of the independent review of Ilex Urban Regeneration Company.
The sustainable city VIII; urban regeneration and sustainability; proceedings; 2v.
From start to completion in just seven years, it proves conclusively that when it comes to public sector-led urban regeneration there is no one in the world to touch Britain.

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