Public Benefit from Publicly Owned Parcels: Advancing Implementation in the Puget Sound Region

2017
|   By
Ahmad Abu-Khalaf ,
Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
Michael A. Spotts
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Summary
Building on previous Enterprise research, this case study addresses six challenges associated with the publicly owned parcel development process in Washington State’s Puget Sound region. It provides recommendations aimed at helping the region’s public agencies expand their efforts to coordinate and ensure effective policies and adequate resources are in place to facilitate more equitable development on publicly owned parcels.
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Public Benefit from Publicly Owned Parcels: Advancing Implementation in the Puget Sound Region” is a case study that addresses six challenges associated with the publicly owned parcel development process in Washington State’s Puget Sound region. The authors identified near-term opportunities and longer-term options worthy of additional study in the following recommendations: 

1. Support mixed-income development on publicly owned parcels

2. Efficiently and equitably develop large and/or master-planned sites

3. Establish effective site control/valuation practices to facilitate affordable housing

4. Improve internal processes and cross-agency coordination

5. Improve the efficiency of the solicitation process

6. Implement interim uses on sites

The recommendations aim at helping the region’s public agencies expand their efforts to coordinate and ensure effective policies and adequate resources are in place to facilitate more equitable development on publicly owned parcels.

 

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