Overcoming the Obstacles that Face Economically Challenged Downtown Mixed-Use Projects

APA Rhode Island Chapter


Tuesday, February 26, 2019
noon - 1 p.m. EST

1 Capitol Hill, Providence, RI, United States

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Location: DOA, Room 2B, 1 Capitol Hill, Providence

"Overcoming the Obstacles that Face Economically Challenged Downtown Mixed-Use Projects"

The economic and community impacts of downtown mixed-use projects can be transformative and create lasting change. This session will explore which metrics to measure and how to show the value of a project. Planners will learn unique strategies to leverage that value into community support and funding sources. They will also learn about potential barriers and ways to overcome them.


Robert Stevens

Invited Speaker

Robert Stevens, P.E., is the founder and president of Stevens & Associates, P.C. and principal for M&S Development. Bob has over 25 years of experience as a professional engineer designing projects, as well as, planning, urban design, public bond campaigns and project finance & development. S&A is a ... Read More

Contact Info

Roberta Groch, Roberta.Groch@doa.ri.gov