Welcome to redevelopment best practice!

The Redevelopment Institute is an online professional education and technical assistance hub focused on professional education of those engaged in revitalization of communities. This resource is open to all stakeholders working in the redevelopment arena to both take and provide training. More About Us.

By becoming a member today, you will gain access to the Sustainability Series – over 4 years of the best of sustainable practices from around the country – and our Library of resources, which houses dozens of articles, fact sheets and guidance pertinent to many areas of redevelopment. We will also alert you as new courses come online and promotional opportunities. Membership is free and you can cancel at anytime.


Featured Course


Pilot Course – A Strategy for Redevelopment: Risk Framework for the Sustainable Reuse of Brownfields

COMING SOON! Manage the risks associated with involvement in brownfields redevelopment.

Now Available

May 2014 Sustainability Series

October 2014 – “Suddenly, Nothing Was Ever the Same”: Hurricane Sandy

How Hurricane Sandy Changes the Nature of Planning and Development in the United States Click Here to View the Webinar Sustainability Series Presented by Donald Watson, FAIA Architect and Author Moderated by Barry Hersh, AICP CEP Approved for 1 AICP…

Newest Resource


The OARS Shortlist: Organizations Addressing Resilience & Sustainability

Working Paper ‐ Version 20. Donald Watson, October 1, 2014.

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Instructional Formats

The Redevelopment Institute offers courses in customizable options to better serve your needs and the needs of your organization. Choose a format that best suits your goal, project, industry, and budget.

Virtual Classroom

monitorsVideo tutorials and course material are available to view at any time. Ideal for users interested in convenient and accessible continuing education credits. Access your courses anywhere with an internet connection and learn at your own pace.


Targeted Assistance

groupPerfect for development workshops and training, our live webinars offer our course content with the added advantage of having a tutor available in real time to answer questions.  Individuals and organizations can schedule a live webinar for a more interactive and in-depth experience.