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NAS Brunswick Story Steve Levesque, Executive Director, MRRA September 26, 2013.

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2 NAS Brunswick Story Steve Levesque, Executive Director, MRRA September 26, 2013

3 2013 ADC BASE REDEVELOPMENT FORUM | PAGE 3 3 NAS Brunswick Former aviation training and maritime patrol facility: 3,200 acres located in two communities Brunswick – main base: 3,175 acres Topsham Annex: 75 acres Compliment of nearly 5,000 military and civilian employees Closed in June of 2011

4 2013 ADC BASE REDEVELOPMENT FORUM | PAGE 4 4 Mission & Purpose of MRRA Implement the Reuse Master Plans for NASB and Topsham Annex Manage the transition of base properties from military to civilian uses Redevelop former base properties to create new high quality jobs Actively engage the private sector in the redevelopment effort

5 2013 ADC BASE REDEVELOPMENT FORUM | PAGE 5 5 Vision A science and technology park in a campus environment Regional Executive Airport Business-focused educational campus Renewable Energy development Smart Growth focus

6 ADC BASE REDEVELOPMENT FORUM | PAGE 6 Vision Connect Annex to Topsham Community Maintain compatibility with existing adjacent uses Integrate new uses such as: Office space Commercial, light industrial activities Housing - both Medium and Higher Density

7 2013 ADC BASE REDEVELOPMENT FORUM | PAGE 7 7 Where Have We Come since June 2011 Received over 1,650 acres in economic and public benefit conveyances to date (80% of plan transfers) Opened FAA certified Executive Airport (April, 2011) Open Community College campus (2012) – current enrollment nearly 800 Conveyed over 260 acres and 25 buildings to private sector for further redevelopment Over 40 acres and four major buildings under contract at both Brunswick Landing and Topsham Commerce Park

8 2013 ADC BASE REDEVELOPMENT FORUM | PAGE 8 8 Economic Impacts of Redevelopment 25 entities doing business at Brunswick Landing creating 330 jobs with over 650 planned by end of 2014 New Taxable Property: over $27 million Total Property Taxes Paid: over $1million Amount of contracts let: over $25 million

9 2013 ADC BASE REDEVELOPMENT FORUM | PAGE 9 9 Key Ingredients for Success Strong Experienced Planning and Implementation Team Highly skilled consulting and legal team Dedicated Staff and Board Solid Working Partnership with Navy Highly Supportive Installation Commander Focused Program Management Office Team Very supportive local communities and State


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