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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.
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.
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.
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.
Underutilized Facilities:DOD and GSA Information Sharing May Enhance Opportunities to Use Space at Military Installations
June 18, 2015 – U.S. Government Accountability Office
DOD faces both limitations and benefits from moving non-DOD agencies onto installations.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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).