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

Examples of redevelopment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What's included in the Tri-County Mall redevelopment plan? Quinlan Bentley, The Enquirer, 23 Dec. 2021 But this enduring community has been disrupted by the dredgers sitting in the lagoon, which have displaced enough sand to create 73 acres of land on a neighboring swampy area slated for a tourism redevelopment project. Maggie Andresen, Scientific American, 17 Dec. 2021 San Diego’s 55-year-old sports arena will stay in place but go from unremarkable to unmistakable, as envisioned in the Brookfield-and-friends site redevelopment plan submitted to city officials last week. Jennifer Van Grove, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Dec. 2021 During his tenure, Bush has fielded criticism over his office’s handling of the Alamo redevelopment project and disbursing federal relief funds for Hurricane Harvey recovery. Cassandra Pollock And Patrick Svitek, San Antonio Express-News, 19 Nov. 2021 Residents and Hruby expressed their thoughts during a Sept. 28 public discussion on the Central School redevelopment project. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 26 Oct. 2021 Two historic building near downtown Hartford Bushnell Park, owned and occupied by state office for decades, are being sold and are expected to become one of the early phases of the ambitious Bushnell South redevelopment plan. Kenneth R. Gosselin,, 7 Sep. 2021 Jim Shields, architect for the Marcus Center redevelopment plan, said those earlier changes cost the building its historic integrity. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9 Aug. 2021 Wells Fargo has proposed an ambitious redevelopment plan for its Lake Street and Nicollet Avenue site that would include 200-plus units of residential housing in collaboration with nonprofit developer Project for Pride in Living. Patrick Kennedy, Star Tribune, 30 May 2021

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First Known Use of redevelopment

1830, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jan 2022

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“Redevelopment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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