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Victor Hoskins thinks he’s discovered the cure to Arlington’s ailing office market

From: News Clippings

June 23, 2015 – Washington Business Journal, By Daniel J. Sernovitz

Arlington County’s office market is as bad as it has been at any time in recent history, with a vacancy rate that’s double what could be considered healthy — but Arlington Economic Development Director Victor Hoskins says worry not, he has a plan.

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Army Postpones Restructuring Announcement

From: News Clippings

June 23, 2015 – Association of Defense Communities

Washington — The Army’s announcement as to what units and organizations will be eliminated to comply with spending caps prompting the service to shrink its active-duty end strength to 450,000, and possibly to 420,000, has been postponed, officials revealed Monday at the 2015 Defense Communities National Summit.

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Mammoth project of asbestos removal at White Hall underway

From: News Clippings

June 23, 2015 – Rantoul Press, By Dave Hinton

RANTOUL — A cleanup operation of asbestos-containing materials and other hazardous substances has begun in White Hall on the former Chanute Air Force Base.

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Congressional Inaction Leaves Military Installations, Communities Stuck at Crossroads – Commentary

From: News Clippings

June 22, 2015 – Roll Call, By Tim Ford

Despite action on the National Defense Authorization Act, the threat of sequestration and military spending cuts remain. Missions are being scaled back, force numbers are declining, and communities, states and regions that have long-served as proud homes to our installations continue to take the economic hits.

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Underutilized Facilities:DOD and GSA Information Sharing May Enhance Opportunities to Use Space at Military Installations

From: News Clippings

June 18, 2015 – U.S. Government Accountability Office

DOD faces both limitations and benefits from moving non-DOD agencies onto installations.

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Vegas city council to choose top redevelopment projects

From: News Clippings

June 17, 2015 – Las Vegas Review-Journal, By James Dehaven

The plans are drawn, and the checks have been cut.

The only question left for Las Vegans is if they’ll soon see the Cashman Center complex converted into a drone testing dome, a sprawling campus for green-tech entrepreneurs or a Hispanic cultural center. Or maybe watch a swath of the Arts District repurposed as a “downtown Central Park.”

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A Survey Finds Montana a Hotbed of Entrepreneurship

From: News Clippings

June 17, 2015 – The New York Times, By Stacy Cowley

Silicon Valley gets all the glory, but the real hotbed of American entrepreneurship appears to be a few hundred miles to the northeast: Montana.

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Mission, politics to chart future of Valley air base

From: News Clippings

June 17, 2015 – The Vindicator

There are two factors that will come into play as the future of the 62-year-old Air Force Reserve base in Vienna Township is forged: mission and politics.

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Task force’s work starting to ‘pay off’

From: News Clippings

June 15, 2015 – LimaOhio.com, By Danae King

LIMA — Task Force L.I.M.A. is pursuing several different angles to keep the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center viable in the future.

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NSA Crane Joint Land Use Study Completes Milestone

From: News Clippings

June 14, 2015 – WBIW.com (1340 AM)

(INDIANAPOLIS) - The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) in partnership with the Indiana Office of Defense Development (IODD), Radius Indiana and Matrix Design Group completed a Tiger Team Visit for the Naval Support Activity (NSA) Crane Joint Land Use Study (JLUS).

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