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From Industrial Wasteland to Modern Campus

UP's New River Campus
Published 2019
Presented by Andrew Burke, James Kuffner

This session will describe the 10-year process of transforming one of the most significant brownfield sites on the Portland waterfront into an extension of the existing University of Portland (UP) campus. We will show how UP was able to successfully navigate a campus expansion through numerous stakeholders and jurisdictional requirements. You will leave understanding the complex processes involved in urban campus development, the extended timeline such development can take, and the potential rewards that can result.

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