Boston Redevelopment Presentation Umass 2009 (2)

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Presentation to UMASS Students on the Boston Redevelopment Authority

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2. Boston Redevelopment Authority
3. Boston Redevelopment Authority
US Congress established Community Development Block Grant
Mayors office of Jobs & Community Services is created
BRA created to promote investment and development in Boston.
1957
1969
1974
1977
1986
Boston Marine Industrial Park created to protect marine, industrial and related jobs
New Boston City Hall opens
4. City council president Thomas M. Menino becomes Bostons 53rd Mayor
Mayor launches Life Tech & Onein3
Mayor launches Green Tech
1993
2001
2007
2005
2004
Mayor launches Back Streets
Mayor launches Create Boston & Boston Retail
5. Boston BusinessPrivate Sector Employment
6. Boston Redevelopment Authority
7. Boston Redevelopment Authority
Economic Initiatives
8. Economic Initiatives Mission
BRA's Economic Initiatives team implements and manages key economic sector projects to promote a strong economy in Boston.
Work in partnership with neighborhood residents, business owners, community-basedorganizations, developers, and state and federal agencies.
9. Economic Initiatives Tools
City
Liaison
Financial Incentives
Policy Development
Site
Finding
10. City Liaison
Permitting
Zoning
Educational Events
Outreach and Networking
11. Financial Incentives
Loans
Bonds
Tax incremental financing
Other
12. Policy Development
Business Improvements Districts
Neighborhood Strategic Plans
Policy for a Specific Sector
Workforce Development
13. Site Finding
City-owned Properties
Local Brokers
Strategic Partnerships
Site location assistance
14. FutureOutlook
15. 16. Lisa Hemmerle, CPA (MA Lisc.)Deputy Director of Economic Initiatives
Lisa.Hemmerle.BRA@CityofBoston.gov
617.918.4280