Using Cultural Assets to Spur Redevelopment

New Jersey Redevelopment Authority - Redevelopment Training Institute


Tuesday, November 17, 2015
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST

Atlantic City, NJ, United States

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Cultural assets are key elements of vibrant, growing communities. They attract tourism revenue, provide creative and educational experiences for all ages, and are a critical focus for civic pride and cohesion.  Attendees will explore examples of communities that have successfully identified their cultural assets and used them as linchpins for redevelopment and growth. A panel of experts will help attendees learn more about ways in which cultural assets have produced extraordinary results.



Gerard Velázquez

Confirmed Speaker

Mr. Velázquez has many years of experience in community revitalization and redevelopment. He has an outstanding record in successfully turning marginal neighborhoods into viable and sustainable new communities through community consensus building and stakeholder management. His strategic leadership has included a broad range of projects including infrastructure improvements, industrial site ... Read More

Jim Maley

Confirmed Speaker

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