re·​de·​vel·​op | \ ˌrē-di-ˈve-ləp How to pronounce redevelop (audio) \
redeveloped; redeveloping; redevelops

Definition of redevelop

transitive verb

: to develop again especially : redesign, rebuild

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Other Words from redevelop

redeveloper noun

Examples of redevelop in a Sentence

The city has plans to redevelop the neighborhood. The city has plans to redevelop. We need to make sure that these problems don't redevelop.
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Lutz also owns the building that houses Wild Roots and is redeveloping a building on the next block, at 69th and Becher, that will be a butcher shop. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Beer garden meets cocktail bar and coffee bar at the new Station No. 06 in West Allis," 29 Aug. 2019 Duff, known for redeveloping historic buildings and using them to house food and beverage outlets, had been eyeing the space along with Cissell, Instrumental Hospitality's director of operations, before the group formally came together. Lauren Saria, azcentral, "What to expect at Belly, a two-story Southeast Asian cocktail bar coming to central Phoenix," 20 Aug. 2019 One of those clients was Soho House & Co., which was seeking to redevelop an industrial building in the Arts District into a private club. Los Angeles Times, "Former L.A. planning director faces $281,000 ethics fine, the largest of its kind," 16 Aug. 2019 Sidewalk Labs Sidewalk Labs has delivered its $1.3 billion plan to redevelop 12 acres of Toronto’s industrial waterfront—along with a much bigger vision to create a massive urban-scale laboratory to prototype solutions to urban challenges. Alissa Walker, Curbed, "Here is Sidewalk Labs’s big plan for Toronto," 24 June 2019 At the time, Jaeger had invested millions of dollars to help the previous owner redevelop the plant and surrounding land. Jennifer Larino,, "Market Street power plant has sat vacant for decades. Now there’s a renewed push to develop it.," 11 June 2019 MacPhaille and his wife, Catherine, also own the 200 North Beach Restaurant and Bar and are redeveloping the historic A&G Theatre building, which is near their restaurant on Beach Boulevard. Bob Warren,, "PJ's, Creole Creamery get green light in Bay St. Louis: report," 23 Apr. 2018 In Cupertino, home to Apple, a developer has announced plans to use the law to gain approval of about 2,400 new homes, with half reserved for low-income residents, to help redevelop a mall into offices and homes. Andrew Khouri,, "Could granny flats help ease the state's housing crisis? Some advocates think so," 13 Apr. 2018 Rhaglan Hospitality was awarded a $5 million Alabama Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit in March to help redevelop the building. Erin Edgemon,, "Future hotel: See inside 90-year-old downtown Birmingham high-rise," 30 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of redevelop

1835, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of redevelop

: to change the appearance of an area especially by repairing and adding new buildings, stores, roads, etc.
: to happen or develop again

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