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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Brownfield Marketing Assistance

The NJ State Office for Planning Advocacy (OPA) would like to assist municipalities and counties by marketing brownfields for redevelopment via SiteMart, an online database for brownfield properties in NJ.

The NJ State Office for Planning Advocacy (OPA) would like to assist municipalities and counties by marketing brownfields for redevelopment and to bring them back to the tax roll. OPA is responsible for the Brownfields Redevelopment Task Force that created SiteMart, www.njbrownfieldsproperties.com, an online searchable database for brownfield properties in New Jersey. The SiteMart database can help market the inventory of brownfields to prospective developers.
 
By working with OPA, you can help implement Smart Growth strategies by cleaning up and creating infill redevelopment that turns underutilized properties into viable assets for both the community and property owner. Infill also helps prevent sprawl by building upon land with existing infrastructure.
 
OPA is asking municipalities and property owners to access the SiteMart database and provide updated information on properties in your community so that it can be more useful to all parties. New brownfield properties should also be added to the SiteMart database.
 
Start by searching SiteMart so that you can better understand the resource available, then contact Barry Ableman at Barry.Ableman@sos.nj.gov or Colleen McGurk at colleen.mcgurk@sos.nj.gov to discuss updating the information. For more information, please call Barry Ableman at 609-292-3228.

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