Written by Erin McFeeters, Content Coordinator, New Jersey REALTORS®
What was once a vacant lot on Centre Street in Trenton, NJ is now an educational community garden for the Boys and Girls Club. The NJ Realtors® Housing Opportunity Foundation donated $5,000 towards the cause plus pursued a $5,000 Placemaking Grant through NAR for a small library.
Written by Meghan Webber, CEO, Greater Lansing Association of REALTORS®
The Greater Lansing Association of REALTORS® developed an Adopt-A-Park project where each year the Association adopts a neighborhood park to create a community destination and gathering place in the community.
Written by Tammie Watts, Government Affairs Director, Space Coast Association of REALTORS®
It may be hard to envision the value NAR’s Placemaking grants have within a community if one has never seen the final product come to life. In Brevard County, we were able to witness first-hand just what a difference these grants can make.
Written by Michael Wagler, Main Street Iowa State Coordinator, Main Street Iowa.
There is a growing understanding in the economic development discipline that creating a place where people want to be is a critical element to creating a strong, sustainable, interconnected community and economic development strategy.
Find out how the MIBOR REALTORS® Association used NAR's Placemaking Grants to transformed a vacant lot into a space everyone could use: a community garden.