Are you a recent graduate or newer redevelopment professional looking to broaden and deepen your base knowledge and skills across a range of disciplines? This customized training sequence brings subject matter experts together with newer professionals from diverse fields consisting of: economic development specialists, environmental remediation specialists, engineers, developers, construction professionals, attorneys, lenders, regulatory department staff (including stormwater, solid waste, and tax forfeiture), and more. Participants will learn and connect as a cohort with topic experts to learn the fundamentals and start-to-finish best practices of brownfield redevelopment using real-world case studies, to help participants stay competitive and accelerate redevelopment projects.

Limited Space Available: Unlike Minnesota Brownfields traditional programming, this sequence is capped at 50 in-person participants to build a strong and connected cohort.

Distance Learning Option: By demand, this sequence will be available via live stream/videoconferencing. This option is a good choice for attendees outside of Minnesota, or for Minnesota attendees who are unable to attend all sessions in person.

Participant Benefits:

  • Hands-on, practical training that will equip newer professionals with the skills and knowledge in a range of areas representing all facets of contaminated site remediation and redevelopment. An understanding of how developers, brokers, environmental professionals, attorneys, and regulators work together to complete a successful brownfield redevelopment.
  • Brownfield Bootcamp Insiders’ Guide of redevelopment resources and references.
  • Networking opportunity with diverse redevelopment sector professionals.
  • Continuing education credits: Continuing Legal Education (CLE); Professional Development Hours (PDH) for Engineers, Geologists and Landscape Architects.
  • Certificate of completion (full course attendance required).


  • Course consists of six content sessions, three tours, and two social events.
  • 100% attendance is required to receive certificate of completion (in-person or live stream participation).


  • Public Sector/Non-Profit rate: $345
  • Private Sector rate: $695

Schedule:  All sessions start at 2:00 P.M. and finish by 4:30 P.M.
Speakers and venues will be added in June

  • Session 1:  September 19, 2018 – Brownfield Redevelopment Primer (location: 701 Xenia Ave South, St. Louis Park, 55416)
  • Session 2:  October 24, 2018 – Site Investigations
  • Session 3:  December 6, 2018 – Response Action Plans and Materials Management
  • Project Site Tour & Social Reception:  January 16, 2019
  • Session 4:  February 20, 2019 – Risk and Exposure
  • Session 5:  March 20, 2019 – Project Financing – includes project site tour (location: Northern Stacks Dr, Fridley, 55421)
  • Session 6:  April 24, 2019 – Finalizing the Brownfield Project – includes project site tour and social reception
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Please direct any questions or requests to info@mnbrownfields or call 651-328-4402.