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Place-making and Problem Solving for Transit

Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is a strategic, generally public/private, method for driving ridership and alleviating stress resulting from single occupant automobiles in certain metro areas. There are some CRITICAL right and wrongs when it comes to approaching a TOD opportunity and it is about redefining “highest and best use” for the real estate involved. Current and future […]

News

MCFA Awarded Contract to Provide Master Planning Services for USACE Louisville District

HADDONFIELD, NJ, July 2nd, 2018 — The MCFA Etegra Joint Venture is proud to announce the official contract award to provide Architect/Engineer Services & Master Planning Services for Military and Civil Works Projects within the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Mission Boundaries under a contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District. […]

Infrastructure

Why Is Puerto Rico Still Without Power?

This past week, Puerto Rico experienced yet another island-wide blackout, seven months after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Earlier, the very same day as the blackout, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) had reported that 97% of the island’s 1.5 million people had finally had their power restored. After this latest power outrage, however, […]

Real Estate

Reuse of Underutilized Government Assets – Enhanced Use Leasing: A Powerful Tool to Government to Enhance Budgets and Benefit Mission Execution

Common problems facing today’s public agencies are constrained budgets, aging assets, costs, and properly balancing competing interests to continue to deliver quality service to the public in a safe and effective manner. Agencies routinely evaluate the condition and utilization of assets and seek to minimize the costs of maintenance of facilities. Too often, asset managers […]