Locating Green Jobs on Brownfields -
a Win-Win for Sustainability
Bethlehem Steel Plant in Buffalo
Eco-Clean Burners, an alternative energy startup, located its prototype production facility at the former Fort Pitt Brewery in Pittsburgh
Redevelopment Economics was a co-lead consultant in developing a green job strategy and cluster analysis for the Allegheny River Towns Enterprise Zone (ARTEZ), seven cities and townships along the Allegheny River north of Pittsburgh.
The ARTEZ team included:
Our approach for assessing green job potential generally includes:
See this outline of the project for more detail.
Redevelopment Economics presented:
Some notable green job strategies that can serve as models:
Our Alleghany River project found numerous examples of manufacturers expanding into green product lines. Pictured here, Flabeg Corporation is establishing a new manufacturiung facility to produce concave mirrors for solar applications.