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Bay Area Models of Urban Infill Housing Bay Area Models of Urban Infill Housing

The September 2003 issue of Urban Land contained Libby Seifel’s article describing Bay Area examples of new higher density housing in the urban core.

Capital Markets: How do Developers (and Agencies) Raise Equity? Capital Markets: How do Developers (and Agencies) Raise Equity?

In a July, 2003, Community Redevelopment Agency seminar, Libby Seifel led a panel presentation on how developers and redevelopment agencies raise capital, using the Hunters Point Shipyard as a case study.

Presentation - Bay Area Community Development, Challenges and Successes Presentation - Bay Area Community Development, Challenges and Successes

"Redevelopment as a key tool in Community Development...with Case Studies!"  Presented November 2008.

Presentation - Revitalizing Aging Commericial Corridors Presentation - Revitalizing Aging Commericial Corridors

A photo-rich presentation on the challenges and importance of improved arterial traffic ways.
Presented September 2009 at the annual American Planners Association of California (APACA) Conference.

San Francisco's Transfer of Development Rights Program San Francisco's Transfer of Development Rights Program

San Francisco's Transfer of Development Rights ProgramIn response to record growth in San Francisco’s downtown in the mid-1980s, San Francisco created the Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) program to preserve the City’s “unique historic, architectural and aesthetic character.” The TDR program allows owners of historic buildings to transfer unused development floor area to other properties that can benefit from adding more buildable square footage than would otherwise be allowed. For the past three decades, the TDR program has helped the City to accommodate growth downtown while providing owners of historic buildings with incentives to maintain cultural resources.  
 

ULI Cultural District 2006 - Cultural Districts as Catalysts for Downtown Redevelopment ULI Cultural District 2006 - Cultural Districts as Catalysts for Downtown Redevelopment

Cultural Districts as Catalysts for Downtown Redevelopment 

In October 2006, Libby Seifel led a panel on the importance of cultural districts in downtown redevelopment at the Urban Land Institute Fall Conference. She presented the “Ten Tips for Building Successful Arts and Cultural Districts” with panelists Kevin McMahon, CEO of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Susan Eastridge of Concord Eastridge, the master developer for Pittsburgh’s RiverParc, and Jack Finlaw, Denver’s Director of Theaters and Arenas.

ULI Cultural District 2006 - Ten Tips for Building Successful Arts and Cultural Districts ULI Cultural District 2006 - Ten Tips for Building Successful Arts and Cultural Districts

Cultural Districts as Catalysts for Downtown Redevelopment 

In October 2006, Libby Seifel led a panel on the importance of cultural districts in downtown redevelopment at the Urban Land Institute Fall Conference. She presented the “Ten Tips for Building Successful Arts and Cultural Districts” with panelists Kevin McMahon, CEO of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Susan Eastridge of Concord Eastridge, the master developer for Pittsburgh’s RiverParc, and Jack Finlaw, Denver’s Director of Theaters and Arenas.

ULI NMTC Presentation 2006 - How to Make the Most of $12 Billion in New Market Tax Credits ULI NMTC Presentation 2006 - How to Make the Most of $12 Billion in New Market Tax Credits

How to Make the Most of $12 Billion in New Market Tax Credits 

In October 2006, Libby Seifel coordinated a panel on how to use new market tax credits to stimulate new commercial, industrial and residential development in inner-cities at the Urban Land Institute Fall Conference. She orchestrated panel presentations by Linda Davenport of the CDFI Fund, Charles Werhane of Enterprise Community Investment, Gwen Knight of The DESCO Group and Charles Loveman of Heritage Housing Partners.