Our Brownfields Expertise…
Through the Years

  • 2008 “Brownfields 2008: Fourth International Conference on Prevention, Assessment, Rehabilitation, Restoration and Development of Brownfield Sites,” Cephalonia, Greece, May 6-8, 2008.
  • 2008 “Real Estate Sustainability,” Cindy Brooks, Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”) Center for Real Estate, Cambridge, MA.
  • 2007 “Creating Sustainability—From Brown to Green,” Cindy Brooks, Course Instructor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”) Center for Real Estate, Cambridge, MA.
  • 2007 “Real Estate Finance and Development,” Cindy Brooks, Course Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”) Center for Real Estate, Cambridge, MA.
  • 2007 "Brownfields Redevelopment—Opportunity & Challenge," Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • 2007 “Sustainable Brownfields Redevelopment, “ Landscape, Ecology & Design Perception, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • 2006 Land Revitalization Summit (USEPA Region 6), "Redevelopment Anytime, Anywhere, Anyplace," Speaker, Austin, TX, Oct. 30, 2006.
  • 2006 Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) Managers Symposium, "Pulling the Market to Brownfield Sites," Speaker, Scottsdale, AZ, August 14-16, 2006.
  • 2006 "A Model for Redeveloping Complex, Highly Contaminated Sites—The Industri-plex Site in Woburn, Massachusetts,” Author & Speaker, Brownfields International 2006, Tallinn, Estonia, July 2006
  • 2006 "Brownfields Basics,” Course Instructor, Center for Real Estate, Department of Urban Studies & Planning (DUSP), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, June 2006.
  • 2005 National Phoenix Award Winner for the redevelopment of the Mountain Pine Pressure Treating Federal Superfund Site in Plainview, Yell County, Arkansas.
  • 2005 “Industri-plex Redevelopment Five Years Later: Lessons from the Field — A Multi-Stakeholder Roundtable on Institutional Controls,” Speaker & Panel Moderator, Speaker, Symposium on Contaminated Property Transactions: Navigating the Deals, RTM National Brownfields Conference, Cambridge, MA, October 2005.
  • 2005 National Association of Development Organization (NADO) 2005 Innovation Award from the NADO Research Foundation, Project Manager and Development Coordinator for the Plainview Area Industrial Park, Plainview, Yell County, Arkansas (July 2005).
  • 2005 “Brownfields Basics,” Guest Lecturer, Center for Real Estate, Department of Urban Studies & Planning (DUSP), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, July 2005.
  • 2005 “Brownfields Policy & Practice,” Guest Lecturer, Environmental Policy Group, Department of Urban Studies & Planning (DUSP), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, April 2005.
  • 2004 “Redeveloping Federal Superfund and Brownfield Sites,” Coordinator and Speaker, Mountain Pine Pressure Treating Superfund Site, Plainview, Arkansas, October 2004.
  • 2004 Designated Honorary Citizen of the City of Plainview, Arkansas (Pop. 720+/-) for management of industrial facility site reuse activities, October 2004.
  • 2003 “Institutional Controls – A Practitioner’s Perspective,” Invited Guest Presenter/Reviewer, Environmental Law Institute (ELI) and Resources For the Future (RFF) Workshop—Estimating the Costs of Institutional Controls, Washington, DC, November 2003.
  • 2003 “Institutional Controls at Multi-Party, Multi-Property Sites,” A Practical Guide to Implementing Institutional Controls at Brownfields and Other Contaminated Sites, ABA, July 2003.
  • 2002 “A Superfund Site Reuse Case Study,” Speaker/Lecturer, EPA Superfund Recycling Initiative (SRI) Workshop & Training Program for Potentially Responsible Parties (PRPs), Dallas, Texas, June 2002.
  • 2002 “Creating Value, Saving Costs and Managing Liability through Brownfield Site Redevelopment,” Lecturer, Workshop for Potentially Responsible Parties, Houston, Texas, June 13, 2002. Sponsored by Region 6 of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
  • 2002 “Redeveloping the ‘Mega Sites’,” Speaker, Contaminated Property Transactions: Converting Ruins to Rubies, RTM National Brownfields Conference, Washington, DC, May 2002.
  • 2002 “Developing a Federal Superfund Site,” Lecturer, Superfund Redevelopment Workshop, Dallas, Texas, April 24, 2002. Sponsored by United States Environmental Protection Agency--Headquarters.
  • 2001 “Design Excellence Award for Brownfields Reuse,” presented by the American Consulting Engineering Council of Massachusetts, Team Member--Industri-plex 128 Interchange Project, Boston, MA 2001.
  • 2001 “National Honor Award for Design Excellence in Brownfields Reuse,” presented by the American Consulting Engineering Council, Team Member--Industri-plex 128 Interchange Project, Washington, DC, 2001.
  • 2001 “Value Creation/Cost Savings: A Model for Redevelopment of Brownfield Sites,” Speaker, Contaminated Property Transaction: All That Glitters is Not Gold, RTM National Brownfields Conference, San Francisco, CA, October 2001.
  • 2001 “Value Creation & Cost Savings:  Redevelopment of Brownfield Sites,” Speaker, Contaminated Property Transactions: Converting Ruins to Rubies, RTM National Brownfields Conference, Washington, DC, April 2001.
  • 2001 “Reusing Federal Superfund Sites,” Speaker, Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Pilot Program Conference, Washington, DC, April 27, 2001.
  • 2000 “Private/Charitable Trusts: Examples from the Real World,” Speaker, Long-Term Stewardship of Contaminated Sites:  Trust Funds as Mechanisms for Financing and Oversight, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Third Annual Conference on Long-Term Stewardship of Contaminated Sites (Nuclear Weapons Complex), Washington, DC, December 2000.
  • 2000 “A Model For Redeveloping Brownfield & BRAC Sites,” Speaker, Tenth Annual Conference on Contaminated Property Transactions:  Diamonds in the Rough, RTM National Brownfields Conference, San Francisco, CA, November 2000.
  • 2000 “National Phoenix Award for Excellence in Brownfields Redevelopment,” presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Team Leader & Project Coordinator, “Hope and Restoration in Woburn: The Industri-plex Story,” Atlantic City, NJ, October 2000.
  • 2000 “The U.S. Nuclear-Weapons Complex: Moving from Environmental Consequences to Cleanup and Land Transfer,” Speaker, (Track:  From National Security to Community Assets:  New Roles for Military Bases), Research and Regionalism:  Revitalizing the American Community, Brownfields 2000, National Annual Brownfields Conference led by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Conference on Mayors, et al, Atlantic City, NJ, October 2000.
  • 2000 “Hope and Restoration in Woburn:  The Industri-plex Story,” Speaker, (Track:  The Best of Region 1:  Phoenix Finalist and More), Research and Regionalism:  Revitalizing the American Community, Brownfields 2000, National Annual Brownfields Conference led by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al, Atlantic City, NJ, October 2000.
  • 2000 “Real Estate and the Transformation of Contaminated Sites,” Joint Presentation, Regular Meeting of New England Women in Real Estate (NEWIRE), Boston, MA, October 2000.
  • 2000 “Value Creation & Cost Savings–A New Paradigm,” Speaker, Risk Based Decision-Making: Getting Contaminated Property Deals Done, RTM National Brownfields Conference, Washington, DC, April 2000.
  • 2000 “Value Creation & Cost Saving—A New Paradigm for BRAC,”  Committee Chair/Speaker, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Task Force on Alternatives for Cleanup & Property Transfer of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Sites, sponsored by Under Secretary for DoD, Office of Environmental Security (OES) & Institute for Defense Analysis, Arlington, VA, April 2000.
  • 2000 “The Basics of Brownfields Redevelopment,” Lecturer, Training Program for Olin Corporation Management Committee & Senior Management, sponsored by the Olin Corporation, Norwalk, CT, February 2000.