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.
The National Association of REALTORS® encourages our state and local REALTOR® Associations to partner with others to make their communities better places to live. Our Placemaking Grant is available to our REALTOR® Associations to help fund the creation of new public spaces and destinations in a community. Since the launch of the grant in 2014, we have approved over almost $1 million in...
This year, NAR’s Placemaking Grant has a level 1 grant for up to $1,500 for pop-up and demonstration projects such as temporary bike lanes, parklets, trails and plazas. Demonstration and pop-up projects enable a community to test the viability of a program, project or plan before making...
The real estate community is rushing to help victims of record-breaking floods in the Midwest last month, which hit the state of Nebraska particularly hard. The REALTORS® Relief Foundation has partnered with the Nebraska REALTORS® Association to collect donations for mortgage and rental payment assistance for hundreds of residents who have been displaced.