Title: Report of the NICOLE Workshop: Redevelopment of sites – the industrial perspective 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> proceedings / conference paper(s) 
Country: International organisation- network or project 
Year of publication: 2007 
Availability: 14 to 15 June 2007, Akersloot, The Netherlands 
Author 1/Producer: NICOLE 
Other Authors/Producers: Bardos P 
Author / Producer Type: Professional / trade / industry associations, institutes or networks 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.nicole.org  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Brownfields
Contaminated land-->Cost benefit analysis-->Cost benefit analysis overview
Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->Remediation options overview
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Risk assessment overview
Contaminated land-->Risk management-->Risk management overview
Contaminated land-->Wider impacts / sustainability-->Sustainable / green remediation
Short description: The restructuring of European economies, including the migration of manufacturing to Asia, has resulted in many underused, derelict and contaminated industrial sites. At the same time land demand, principally lead by housing, has made many of these urban sites into attractive assets. The owners of these sites would like to realise the value of these assets and at the same time avoid any future risk of liability. Developers/constructors use the uplift in land values to decontaminate previously developed land, provide development platforms and clean cover layers, and build the necessary infrastructure, while at the same time generating returns and managing risks. Municipalities and local communities look to local economic, social and environmental regeneration and to provide for a sustainable future. The sale, decontamination and redevelopment of post industrial land are vital to all these stakeholders needs. The workshop was divided into four sessions: o Drivers for redevelopment of sites for government – municipality – industry – redevelopers o Management of liability o Case studies o Tools and communication The workshop also included an interactive game session on site redevelopment. 
Link to Project(s): NICOLE Network for Industrially Contaminated Land In Europe
Link to Organisation(s): NICOLE Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Europe
Link to News Items(s):   Report of the NICOLE Workshop: Redevelopment of sites – the industrial perspective
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 20/04/2008

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