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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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It is aimed at supporting, in cooperation with private investors, urban regeneration projects that would not have been implemented through market forces alone.
Sites will be allocated to the joint venture from urban regeneration work arising from Sigma's partnership with Liverpool City Council, Regeneration Liverpool.
Through the project, Msheireb Properties is setting new standards for urban regeneration in hot and arid countries around the globe.
Lovell is involved in a number of contracts throughout Merseyside valued at around pounds 125m, while urban regeneration arm Muse is working on completing the final phase of Liverpool's St Paul's Square business district.
2bn scheme was the largest mixed-use urban regeneration development in Europe.
International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability (6th: 2010: A Coruna, Spain) Ed.
LIVERPOOL One, the city's pounds 1bn retail and leisure development, has won a British Urban Regeneration Association Best Practice award.
Despite the nature and extent of urban problems, they are very well documented and there has been a considerable learning process in the development of different urban regeneration programmes (Ribeiro 2008).
A certain category of studies that have been developed in Romania on the subject of urban regeneration contained conclusions supporting rehabilitation of the residential areas deemed as real estate properties with high revitalization potential from both socio-economical and environmental perspectives, based on the European experience, in view of turning them into a viable housing form.
Last year the group collected the British Urban Regeneration Award for restoration work on the nearby St Joseph's Church's Heritage and Environmental Centre.
International architects The Jerde Partnership has signed an agreement with a partnership of Coventry City Council and property owners Modus, Morley and Coventry Urban Regeneration Ltd after winning an international competition.
With more than 20 years experience working on broad and diverse aspects of urban regeneration, planning, development, design and public funding management, Shelagh has a comprehensive understanding of the urban regeneration agenda.

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