By spurring private development that will buoy the city’s finances and neighborhoods, and tailoring an approach that works for its communities, the city of Baltimore is harnessing the power of the private sector to meet the challenges of infrastructure project financing, historic disinvestment in
The enactment of the Investing in Opportunity Act and the designation of Opportunity Zones across the United States compels cities and investors to rethink the interplay between sub-city geographies and private capital.
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ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION AWARDS $250K GRANT TO ACCELERATOR FOR AMERICA
Non-profit Accelerator is focused on launching local initiatives on jobs and infrastructure that can be replicated city-by-city across the nation
Opportunity Zones offer communities across America a chance to address the historic injustices of the past, make economic progress for our neighborhoods in the present and position ourselves for a stronger and more competitive future.
For decades, life in my hometown of South Bend, Indiana was shaped by the hollowing out of the city's industrial base. Studebaker's manufacturing jobs had put us on the map, but when the company collapsed in 1963, it threw the city into economic shock overnight.
This past spring, I took office as Mayor of Oklahoma City, America’s twenty-seventh largest city. Oklahoma City rightfully feels that it has come a long way over the last 25 years, and the word “renaissance” is thrown around rather freely in our city.
A new Marriott hotel in the Phoenix area might seem a world apart from an affordable-housing complex in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles.
LAS VEGAS — The third meeting of Accelerator for America’s Advisory Council will take place in Las Vegas, NV on Monday, June 25 and Tuesday, June 26.
By Bruce Katz & Jeremy Nowak, New Localism Advisors LLC.