re·​de·​vel·​op·​ment | \ ˌrē-di-ˈve-ləp-mənt How to pronounce redevelopment (audio) \

Definition of redevelopment

: the act or process of redeveloping especially : renovation of a blighted area urban redevelopment

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Boston Realty Advisors is marketing the Weston property as a redevelopment opportunity., "Key site in downtown Weston up for sale," 17 Sep. 2019 The new name and start date are encouraging, said Visitacion Valley resident Fran Martin, who led the fight against Home Depot and has been a driving force behind the property’s redevelopment. J.k. Dineen,, "New vision for two megaprojects: One development of almost 4,000 homes across SF and San Mateo counties," 16 Sep. 2019 Lawmakers approved a bid to renew local redevelopment, a program that pumped hundreds of millions of dollars a year into affordable housing and economic projects. Los Angeles Times, "Newsletter: Important bills, surprising moments in the California Legislature’s final hours," 16 Sep. 2019 SSC Napoli have released footage showing the current state of the Stadio San Paolo changing rooms, backing up the claims made by manager Carlo Ancelotti who was outraged at the redevelopment work undertaken over the summer., "Napoli Release Shocking Footage of Unfinished Changing Rooms Following Stadium 'Redevelopment'," 12 Sep. 2019 Part of that redevelopment process involved a showrunner swap. Samantha Highfill,, "Stream Queens: Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon on their TV reunion and how The Morning Show changed after #MeToo," 10 Sep. 2019 In addition to the Eagle Project, Denver also boasts both the fabulous Denver Union Station redevelopment and the U.S. 36 Express Lanes project — both successful P3s. Phillip A. Washington, The Denver Post, "Guest Commentary: Looking past the airport to Denver’s more successful public-private partnerships for the future," 9 Sep. 2019 Multiple hotels have undergone or plan expansion and redevelopment projects, including Park MGM/NoMad Las Vegas, The SLS, The Palms, Palace Station and downtown’s Plaza Hotel & Casino and the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino. Michele Parente, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Everything you need to know about Las Vegas’ latest reinvention, from Eataly to Lady Gaga and the NoMad," 9 Sep. 2019 In January of 2017, CBL Properties made the decision to purchase this Sears building along with four other Sears projects to begin a large-scale redevelopment across the CBL portfolio. Paul Gores, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "So long, Sears. WhirlyBall and Movie Tavern are about to debut at Brookfield Square," 4 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of redevelopment

1830, in the meaning defined above

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