As demand for “live-work-play” environments grows, the question of how to provide new housing in places with little buildable land is of increasing importance. Housing types along the continuum between single-family homes and large apartment complexes can add density that doesn’t look like density, and help accommodate newcomers of all incomes. Panelists will discuss how “missing middle” housing, once an important way to accommodate growth, can be used to create new housing capacity in towns […]Click for more information on 'Density That Doesn’t Look Dense: Meeting the Surging Demand for In-Town Housing'
Back by popular demand from its debut at last year’s Redevelopment Forum, this red-hot session will feature a series of 20-slides-in-five-minutes presentations on interesting and offbeat topics related to redevelopment. Presentation topics include: The ABCs of Flood-Proofing a Library | Presentation Resilience and Health in Neighborhoods- Getting to know the Living Community Challenge | Presentation Parking Planning for Smart Growth | Presentation Spaces to Places: Place-Led Development | Presentation Bikeshare: What’s In It for You? | […]Click for more information on 'Ignite! Redevelopment'
With a recent shift back to cities, a trend in workers working from home, and the number of entrepreneurs on the rise, the demand for shared spaces is increasing. Can these spaces transform communities? What challenges exist in launching a shared space? This session will profile examples of innovative shared spaces in New Jersey and their impact on the surrounding neighborhood and economy. Participants will learn how these spaces serve as bridges in employment deserts, […]Click for more information on 'Pop Up, Pop In, Co-Work: Shared Spaces as Catalysts for Revitalization'