Public Meetings Presentation July 8th and 16th 2009

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Public Meetings Presentation July 8th and 16th 2009

  1. 1. McPherson Planning LRA Mr. Jack C. Sprott, Executive Director McPherson Planning Local Redevelopment Authority
  2. 2. Phasing Dec 7, 2005 - MPLRA Established Phase I - Vision, Mission, and Guiding Principles Phase II - HUD Application and Reuse Plan Phase III - Business Plan, EDC, & Development Agreement Sept 2011 - Base Closure
  3. 3. Vision <ul><li>Transform Fort McPherson and the surrounding neighborhoods into a nationally acclaimed, world-class, thriving community, where people work, live, learn, and play </li></ul>
  4. 4. Redevelopment Guidelines <ul><li>Guided by market realities and adaptable to changing conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Target knowledge-based industries </li></ul><ul><li>Generate jobs and mixed-income neighborhoods </li></ul><ul><li>Economically uplift surrounding communities and the region, enabling existing residents to benefit </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance community services and promote lifelong learning </li></ul>
  5. 5. Redevelopment Guidelines <ul><li>Develop through collaborative processes </li></ul><ul><li>Honor the history of the site </li></ul><ul><li>Promote sound environmental and energy-efficient concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Promote green space </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate with other regional developments </li></ul>
  6. 6. Source: Sasaki, 2008 Lakewood / Ft. McPherson Oakland City Downtown Atlanta Hartsfield / Jackson Atlanta Airport 5 miles Georgia State University Georgia Tech
  7. 7. Source: Sasaki, 2008 <ul><li>Dept of the Army </li></ul><ul><li>Located in City of Atlanta </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation Links </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two MARTA Stations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Langford Pkwy access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Close to I-75/85 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BeltLine proximity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peachtree Corridor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hartsfield – Jackson Airport proximity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>c </li></ul>Downtown Atlanta Hartsfield / Jackson Atlanta Airport 5 miles Georgia State University Georgia Tech
  8. 8. <ul><li>High-Density Mixed-Use </li></ul><ul><li>Bioscience Employment Center </li></ul><ul><li>Historic District </li></ul><ul><li>Bioscience Expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Campbellton Neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>Green Space </li></ul><ul><li>VA Clinic </li></ul>Districts
  9. 9. <ul><li>170 acres </li></ul><ul><li>2.4 million square feet of office and lab space </li></ul><ul><li>4- to 6-story buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Campus atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>1,000 units of high-density residential </li></ul><ul><li>587,000 square feet of existing office </li></ul><ul><li>Global Bioscience Center </li></ul>BioScience Employment Center District
  10. 10. <ul><li>170 acres </li></ul><ul><li>2.4 million square feet of office and lab space </li></ul><ul><li>4- to 6-story buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Campus atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>1,000 units of high-density residential </li></ul><ul><li>587,000 square feet of existing office </li></ul><ul><li>Global Bioscience Center </li></ul>BioScience Employment Center District “ The creation of a scientific research park in Georgia will provide significant economic development for the State of Georgia for decades to come.” Governor Sonny Perdue
  11. 11. <ul><li>170 acres </li></ul><ul><li>2.4 million square feet of office and lab space </li></ul><ul><li>4- to 6-story buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Campus atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>1,000 units of high-density residential </li></ul><ul><li>587,000 square feet of existing office </li></ul><ul><li>Global Bioscience Center </li></ul>BioScience Employment Center District “ The University System can utilize its significant intellectual capital assets towards the creation of a research park on the Fort McPherson property. Such a research park will strengthen ongoing efforts to attract high-tech operations to Georgia.” Board of Regents Chancellor Erroll Davis
  12. 12. Life Sciences “Hub & Spoke” <ul><li>Georgia Institute of Techology </li></ul><ul><li>Bioanalytical Mass Spectromtery Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience </li></ul><ul><li>Institute for Nanotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Medical College of Georgia </li></ul><ul><li>Biotelemetry Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Cell Imaging Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Institute for Molecular Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>University of Georgia </li></ul><ul><li>Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Drug Discovery </li></ul><ul><li>Complex Carbohydrate Research Center </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia State University </li></ul><ul><li>Biomacromolecules Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Combinatorial Chemistry Center </li></ul><ul><li>Viral Immunology Center </li></ul>Centers for Disease Control (CDC ) <ul><li>New “Spoke” Investments for Crossroads Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Cryo-electron Microscopy </li></ul><ul><li>Step-4 Pi Microscopy </li></ul><ul><li>Micro PET and MRI </li></ul>(not exhaustive) McPherson Center for Global Health <ul><li>Emory University </li></ul><ul><li>Vaccine Research Center </li></ul><ul><li>Winship Cancer Center </li></ul><ul><li>The Hope Center </li></ul><ul><li>Clark Atlanta University </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical Services Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Cell Culture Research Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Computation and Modeling Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Morehouse School of Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedical Technology Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Research Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Confocal Microscopy Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Nonprofit Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Cancer Coalition </li></ul><ul><li>CARE </li></ul><ul><li>American Cancer Society </li></ul><ul><li>Carter Center </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Reuse Plan completed and approved on September 11, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>HUD Application submitted on September 21, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>MOU executed with the U.S. Army on February 26, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Governor Perdue signed legislation on May 14, 2008 creating the McPherson Implementing LRA (ILRA) </li></ul><ul><li>Final approval from HUD upon establishment of ILRA </li></ul>Current Status
  14. 14. <ul><li>Zoning complete by December 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Business Plan complete by August 10, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>MILRA in place by September, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>EDC Application submitted to U.S. Army by September, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Property transfers begin in 2012. </li></ul>Timeline
  15. 15. <ul><li>High-Density Mixed-Use </li></ul><ul><li>Bioscience Employment Center </li></ul><ul><li>Historic District </li></ul><ul><li>Bioscience Expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Campbellton Neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>Green Space </li></ul><ul><li>VA Clinic </li></ul>Districts
  16. 16. McPherson Planning LRA Questions?

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