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Local Economic Development Agencies' Support for Construction and Demolition Recycling
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-04-06)
The construction and demolition (C and D) recycling industry creates economic opportunity through business activity; promotes equity through workforce training and partnerships; and helps to conserve natural resources ...
Urban Agriculture and the Sustainable City: How Policy Changes Concerning Infrastructure and Urban Agriculture Can Economically and Environmentally Benefit Atlanta
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04-26)
The intent of this paper is first to assert that urban agriculture provides numerous economic and environmental benefits to cities, and second to identify ways that the City of Atlanta could take advantage of these benefits. ...
The rise of economic development overlay districts in response to industrial land loss: insights from survey and case study research
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-01-15)
This research considered overlay districts as one technique to supersede Euclidian zoning, broaden its application to regulate land use, promote retention of industrial space and improve job development. Since the 1950s ...
A Framework for the Successful Integration of Casinos into Sustainable Communities
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-12)
Casinos are currently one of the most popular real estate and economic development tools used by planners throughout America. As the stigma fades from casinos and gaming in general, many urban areas throughout the country ...
Innovations in Sustainable Airport Planning Efforts: A Case Study of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05)
This report explores the best airport facility design strategies that address environmental concerns of the future. Instead of focusing on facility expansion, airport facilities should learn to adapt - whether through ...
Economic development at the Port of Brunswick: an analysis of the impact of infrastructure improvements
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-08)
Between 1999 and 2007, a series of infrastructure improvements were completed at the Port of Brunswick, Georgia, in order to increase cargo capacity at the port. This paper looks at the port for indications of economic ...
Hacker Spaces: User-Led Innovation and Economic Development
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010)
Community colleges as labor market intermediaries: a comparative case study of departmental activities in reducing labor market gaps
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11-22)
Labor market intermediaries (LMIs) have taken on a greater role in regional labor markets as flexibility of work has increased over the past thirty years. These shifting roles necessitate a greater look at institutions ...
Action Plan for the Fort McPherson Community
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011)
Fort McPherson army base is situated in the South Atlanta area and borders East Point. It connects two MARTA rail transit stations and is bordered by three arterial streets. After being targeted for closure in 2005 under ...
Economic Gardening: Mapping Fertile Gardens
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-03)
The practice of economic development relies on many programs, initiatives and tools to guide communities to stability and prosperity. Peter Eisinger (1988) identified two major categories of economic development initiatives; ...