2019 Brownfields Redevelopment Summit

Summary

2019 Brownfields Redevelopment Summit
Thursday, August 1, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Rd, golden valley, Minnesota 55427, USA

Speakers Include:
Monte Hilleman, Senior Vice President, Real Estate and Development, St. Paul Port Authority
Bob Barth, Group Manager & Principal, WSB
Ken Larsen, Principal Engineer, Braun Intertec   
Steve Heurung, Environmental Analyst, Stoel Rivas
Martha Faust, Community & Economic Development, Ramsey County
Amy Hadiaris, Supervisor,  Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Rick Kubler, Principal, Business & General Litigation Co-Chair, Gray Plant Mooty
Rick Van Allen, Senior Project Manager,  Bay West
Dan Schleck, Attorney, Messerli Kramer 
Wade Carlson, President & CEO, Carlson McCain 
Elizabeth Schmiesing, Shareholder,  Winthrop & Weinstine
Paul Hyde, CEO, Hyde Development
Todd Meyer, Principal, Stantec 
Mark Ethen, Chief Credit Officer, Northeast Bank
Eric C. Hesse, PE, Senior Associate, Department Manager, Environmental, Terracon Consultants, Inc.
Sara Peterson, Parkway Law


8:00 AM The Saints Business Center Project
Eric C. Hesse,
PE, Senior Associate, Department Manager, Environmental, Terracon Consultants, Inc.
• Environmental cleanup of the former Saint Paul Saints Stadium site
• Public and private partners facilitate
• Location of the former State Fair Dump, which covers approximately 80% of the site
• Mitigation of settlement issues, contaminated soil, groundwater and subsurface vapors needed to be remediated and/or controlled to facilitate safe redevelopment
 
8:30 AM 2019 State of the Market: Brownfield Development, Trends, Resources and Forecast
Moderator: Heidi Peper,
Senior Funding Leader, Stantec
Paul Hyde, CEO, Hyde Development 
Kristina Smitten, Director of Sustainability, Development Manager, Hillcrest Development, LLP
• State of the Market – Brownfield Market Update
• Trends and Activity in Minnesota Brownfield Market
• What types of development projects and sites are in the pipeline
• Future Forecast & Trends for Brownfields in Minnesota

9:20 AM Break 

9:30 AM Case Study: Rice Creek Commons
Moderator: Martha Faust,
Community & Economic Development, Ramsey County
Amy Hadiaris, Supervisor,  Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Rick Kubler, Principal, Business & General Litigation Co-Chair, Gray Plant Mooty
Rick Van Allen, Senior Project Manager,  Bay West
Sara Peterson, Parkway Law
• Cleanup and environmental oversight for a complex suburban redevelopment site
• Environmental due diligence
• Obtaining state liability assurances
• Hazardous materials disposal and abatement
 
10:20 AM Project Spotlight: Hillcrest Golf Course Site
Moderator: Monte Hilleman,
Senior Vice President, Real Estate and Development, St. Paul Port Authority
Bob Barth, Group Manager & Principal, WSB
Ken Larsen, Principal Engineer, Braun Intertec   
Steve Heurung, Environmental Analyst, Stoel Rivas
• Regulatory Challenges
• 112 acres for mixed use redevelopment
• Tax base, housing and jobs 
• Open space and parks

11:10 AM Navigating Unique Environmental Site Challenges: Financing, Liability & Vapor Intrusion 
Moderator: Dan Schleck
, Attorney, Messerli Kramer 
Wade Carlson, President & CEO, Carlson McCain 
Elizabeth Schmiesing, Shareholder,  Winthrop & Weinstine
Mark Ethen, Chief Credit Officer, Northeast Bank
• Environmental review, due diligence and lending decisions – how to navigate the hurdles
• Vapor Intrusion: Understanding changing rules and what they mean for real estate transactions
• How vapor intrusion can impact legal liability      
• Legal assurances available for redevelopment sites – and why they are important
• What happens when things go wrong: headache properties and risk assessment

12:00 PM Adjourn and Networking

2019 Brownfields Redevelopment Summit

Details

  • When

  • Thursday, August 1, 2019
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • Golden Valley Country Club
    7001 Golden Valley Rd
    golden valley, Minnesota 55427
    USA

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