Joe Minicozzi will speak at the International Economic Development Council's national conference in Atlanta, GA. Joe will be accompanied by Nicole Thompson of Downtown Durham Inc. to highlight a recent study that Urban3 conducted to understand Durham's potential growth and development scenarios and discuss the fiscal and tax implications of such strategies. Joe will also be joined by representatives from Fourth Economy and Incremental Development Alliance.
Placemaking Round Robin - Growing Wealth Through Placemaking:
In a time of uncertainty of federal programs, communities that are feeling the crunch of municipal budgets must grow their own wealth. Placemaking, while often considered just a way to create beautiful places, is also a revolutionary tactic for preserving and distributing municipal and personal wealth. Learn how a sprawling growth model overwhelms city budgets, how cities and regions are generating investment from a focus on quality of life, and how marginalized neighborhoods are benefiting from an incremental, bottom-up development strategy.