The Sustainable Eco Campus

A Proposal for the first triple bottom line commercial real estate development

  1. SUSTAIN America PAC
    A Proposal for the first triple bottom line commercial real estate development
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    The Sustainable Eco Campus
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    • 1. A National Demonstration Model for Community Economic Development
    • 2. Social Entrepreneurs Non Profit – MicroVenture Support For Profit – The Family Fish Farms Network, Advocates – Activists • Dedicated to Positive Measurable Change Economic & Social Justice • Without Economic Justice There can be no Social Justice Operating Model – Micro UP • Principles of Micro UP 1. Link Organically 2. Practice Integrity 3. .Build a Social Support Net
    • 3. The Vision: Green Ivy City • The Sustainable Eco Campus – A Food Hub – Focused Workforce Development – NEW Green Industry – New Models for Worker Participation – Expanded Home Ownership – Community Profits from Success
    • 4. Sustainable Economically Profitable Enterprise Sustainable Environmentally Renewable Technologies Sustainable Socially Community Economic Participation The Vision: Green Ivy City ....a rising tide should lift all boats John F. Kennedy.
    • 5. The Problems We Solve 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Community Opposition to Development The Gentrification Issue Quality of Community Infrastructure Low Commercial (and residential) Property Values Lack of Decent Jobs with a Future Urban Blight Municipal Neglect Environmental Degradation
    • 6. Solutions Strategies Existing Development Plans Link Commercial Development to Jobs Build Pro Active Partnerships
    • 7. Sustainable Eco Campus • Eat Here – • Work Here – • New work models of participation and ownership Live Here – • Food grown, processed, prepared, and served Partner with Habitat for livable eco friendly Community owned Housing Play Here – International restaurants, night clubs, green space, parks and recreation
    • 8. Stakeholders The Community • Residents • ANC • Ward • City Private Sector • New & Existing Enterprises • Commercial Development • Financial Institutions Civil Society • Universities • Non Profits • Foundations • Municipal Gov’t
    • 9. Alliance Initiatives Sustainable Eco Campus & Food Hub New Green Urban Farming Industry Community Recycled Rain Water (green roof) system Off-the-grid Community Renewable Energy University Research Partnership Citizen’s Land Bank Program Expanded Innovative Work Models
    • 10. Food Hub The Food Hub – – – – – Green Urban Farms Clean-Tech Existing Base Focus Integrated Permaculture Add – Food aggregating, Micro Processing, Retail, Restaurants – Link to Farmers Market – Destination Venue
    • 11. Community Water Catchment Storm Water Reclamation Multiple green roofs support: – linked water management – Processing and distribution of gray water – Computer monitored and controlled efficient process
    • 12. Community Renewable Energy Generation Anaerobic Digester Production of biogas Cogen for local energy Biomass from food production provides fuel Off-the-grid energy possible for all of Ivy City
    • 13. University Partnership Potential University projects • Agricultural Research – Nutritional density of aquaponically raised vegetables vs. farm raised – B School Research • Strategy for commercially viable aquaponics urban farms. – Performance Based Technical Training – Validation and efficacy of methodology Technical Rigor Evidence Based Research Talent Interns National Demonstration Project
    • 14. New Green Urban Farming Industry Partnership with ProFish Committed 6K sq.ft. site Recirculating System Vertical Growing Closed loop environmental controls $5 Million Private Equity Contract for two rounds of funding with Foley lardner LLc $15 Million Industrial Revenue Bond The Family Fish Farms Network
    • 15. Citizen’s Land Collaborative • Enable Community Ownership of Fixed Assets • Real Estate • Businesses • Land and Buildings
    • 16. Expanded Innovative Work Models Enables Worker Ownership • Employee Stock Ownership Plans – ESOP’s provide for tax sheltered leveraged – buy outs of businesses – Workers share in company profits and ownership – Purchase financed from future earnings and with before tax dollars – Costs Individual Employee Nothing – No contingent liability • Cooperative Ownership – Joint company ownership
    • 17. A NEW Green Industry! • Jobs for the 22nd Century • • • Fresh, Locally Grown Food 65-250 Green Jobs Urban Aquaponic Micro Farms A Culture of Ownership • The Just Management Model Our Policy: Veteran First Preference Hiring
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Recent Reviews

  1. SUSTAIN America PAC
    SUSTAIN America PAC
    5/5,
    Version: 08/11/2013
    In addition to the Facebook page, and the slide deck there is a Position Paper and subsidiary documents as well
  2. SUSTAIN America PAC
    SUSTAIN America PAC
    3/5,
    Version: 08/11/2013
    Hi Malcomb ... We are neighbors! We have a Facebook page called: The Green Ivy City Alliance. I just added you to it.
  3. Malcolm Childress
    Malcolm Childress
    3/5,
    Version: 08/11/2013
    Great to see this visionary proposal for Ivy City to do real, sustainable urban development for DC (and beyond). How do I get involved?