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Resources

We are committed to generating and sharing knowledge.

As a guiding principle of industry and civic leadership, Greenstreet is committed to generating and sharing knowledge.  Members of the firm are sought by media for commentary on a variety of development issues and trends.  We regularly contribute to new research, professional education and publishing on topics related to sustainability, urban redevelopment, adaptive reuse, economic development, master planned communities and placemaking.

Publications

Developing Sustainable Planned Communities

Developing Sustainable Planned Communities

Published by the Urban Land Institute, Developing Sustainable Planned Communities provides practical how-to information on designing and developing attractive, profitable, and environmentally responsible planned communities. Co-written by Jeff Kingsbury and other industry experts, this book covers the latest on green development practices in a variety of settings, site planning and design, costs and benefits, green building design, and maintaining sustainability. The book includes ten successful projects in the US, Australia and the UK.

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Whitaker Park Redevelopment Vision and Implementation Strategy

The Whitaker Park Development Authority, a venture of Winston-Salem Business Inc, the Winston-Salem Alliance and Wake Forest University was formed in response to RJ Reynolds previously-announced plans to close the Whitaker Park manufacturing facility in North Carolina.  At its peak, the site employed more than 2,000 people in manufacturing, R&D, and supporting capacities across 31 buildings on approximately 220 acres.  Jeff Kingsbury and a panel of nationally renowned land use experts offered a redevelopment vision and implementation strategy for Whitaker Park, focusing on the site’s transformational potential and future development opportunities leveraging proximity to Wake Forest University.

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Clean Tech Corridor, Los Angeles, California

The City of Los Angeles asked a ULI panel, including Jeff Kingsbury, to examine development opportunities, market potential, and implementation strategies to both promote sustainability for existing manufacturing uses and proactively attract new and advanced technology-based industry to the LA’s Cleantech Corridor, while growing the district as a high-quality manufacturing center for the 21st century.  The Clean Tech Corridor is the cornerstone of the Mayor’s vision to put Los Angeles at the forefront of the clean tech revolution and to transform the old, downtown industrial core into an incubator for green jobs, technology and the growth of LA’s economy.

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Tradition, Biloxi, Mississippi

Columbus Properties, the developer of Tradition on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, engaged a ULI advisory services panel of experts, including Jeff Kingsbury, to identify best practices for sustainable master planned community development.  At full buildout, Tradition will be the largest planned community in Mississippi with 4,800 acres, 15,000 homes, two million square feet of commercial development and over 35,000 residents.

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Climate, Land Use and Energy (CLUE) Findings Report

The correlation between land use, energy and climate change comes down to building sustainable communities that withstand the test of time and evolution. It is about building for people, and building in harmony with the natural environment—not in spite of it. A ULI Advisory Group, which included Jeff Kingsbury, has explored how rising energy costs and global climate change should inform how these issues might impact the real estate industry at-large and how they are changing the day-to-day practice of land use and urban development.

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Presentations

Members of the firm have presented to such diverse organizations as the Urban Land Institute, National Association of Home Builders, Pacific Coast Builders Conference, National Town Builders Association, Delta Institute, Healthcare Facilities Symposium, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, University Economic Development Association, Georgetown University, Pace University, Ball State University, Indiana General Assembly Study Committee, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, The Conservation Fund, and the Energy Efficient Building Association.

Jeff Kingsbury speaking on a panel