[ree-di-vel-uh p-muh nt]
- the act or process of redeveloping.
- an often publicly financed rebuilding of an urban residential or commercial section in decline.
Origin of redevelopment
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Examples from the Web for redevelopment
The second project—for a redevelopment property in the Shaw neighborhood—raised $250,000 in a week among just 14 investors.Fundrise Crowdsources Real Estate Developments in Washington, D.C.
June 27, 2013
The Redevelopment Authority owns 1,500 lots, most of which are for sale.Philadelphia Wants its Eyesore Back
September 20, 2012
Fortunately, saner heads prevailed, and the apathetic pace of Manhattan redevelopment would have prevented it in any case.Ground Zero's Politics Are Over
May 5, 2011
He and two classmates from Hamburg had a grant to study and critique a redevelopment project in Old Cairo.Mohammed Atta and the Egypt Revolution
February 14, 2011
With plants I do not know whether the redevelopment of rudimentary organs occurs more frequently under culture than under nature.
Word Origin and History for redevelopment
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