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    Public Meetings Presentation July 8th and 16th 2009 Public Meetings Presentation July 8th and 16th 2009 Presentation Transcript

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