Thursday, November 8, 2007

Brownfields conference set for November

Want to learn more about infill development, sustainable designs and other land-use issues? The fifth annual Colorado Brownfields Conference, co-sponsored by the Colorado Brownfields Foundation, will take place Nov. 15 and 16 at the Doubletree Hotel at Stapleton, 3203 Quebec St., in Denver. The event is a 1 1/2-day educational conference about real estate development and land recycling in today’s market. From meth-lab contaminated properties to corporate carbon footprints, the conference is designed to help professionals learn more about redevelopment and responsible land use. Keynote speakers include James Martin, executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment; Don Mares, executive director of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment; and Greg Weaver, managing director for Catellus, a Denver-based development and construction company. Some of the sessions include: Stapleton Redevelopment, Five Years of Successes; the Role of Land Use in a Sustainable Economy; Meth Labs in the Market; and Emerging Legal Issues Impacting Development. More information and to register: or (303) 962-0940.

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