Category: Development

Public-Private Partnerships Revitalize Downtown St. Albans

St. Albans has seen 67% Grand List growth in the past eight years thanks to public-private partnerships, alternative financing, and community involvement.

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“Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate” By the Counselors of Real Estate®

The Counselor of Real Estate (CRE®) have released their annual top ten issues affecting real estate and this year is (as one would expect) particularly nuanced.

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Five Things to Keep in Mind in a Win-Win TIF Project

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) is a powerful tool to make difficult projects happen and pencil out favorably. Five things

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What the heck does Act 250 mean by that? Part 2

What is the meaning of “Substantial Change,” “Cognizable Change,” “Material Change,” and “Significant Impact” in Act 250? Breaking down the terms in two parts.

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Huh? What the heck does Act 250 mean by that? Part 1

What is the meaning of “Substantial Change,” “Cognizable Change,” “Material Change,” and “Significant Impact” in Act 250? Breaking down the terms in two parts.

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Burlington Needs Housing More than Another Park

It was recently announced that a portion of Burlington College’s land on North Avenue is proposed to be developed into 520 new housing units. Some are against this idea and…

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Revitalization in Downtown Essex Junction?

A new four-story, mixed-use development proposed for 5 Corners in downtown Essex Junction recently received Vermont Act 250 approval. This project, proposed on the former People’s United Bank site, will…

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Where will you be November 5?

37, 12, 0. These are the numbers that led to White + Burke's decision to host the very first statewide Vermont Development Conference. At present there are approximately 37 large…

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Who is the Development Community?

As White + Burke put together the first-ever Vermont Development Conference, a common question has been: for whom is this intended?  This event is designed to keep the development community…

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