Registration Open for Upcoming ARC Community Planning Academy Course

Development 101: The Real Estate Perspective of Development in the Region

The development process in our region can be a complex world to navigate. Assumptions and starting points from five years ago are very different today. This workshop will provide information on the current economy and specific tools communities can use to help plan for future development. Market trends, market studies and tools such as pro formas and project feasibility studies will be discussed. Participants will come away with a clearer understanding of the tools of development and how to set realistic goals for future growth in their community.

Sessions include:

  • Overview of Development in the Region; Monte Wilson, Urban Land Institute Board
  • Market Trends in the Atlanta Region; Eugene James, Metrostudy
  • Start to Finish: The Steps of Development; David Haddow, Haddow & Company
  • On the Ground: The Real Estate Perspective of Development; Rick Porter, Richport Properties; Stephen Arms, Marthasville Development; Cheri Morris, Morris & Fellows
  • Who’s Financing Development? Michael Hartman, Reznick Capital Markets; John O’Callahan, Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Cornerstone Bank – Community Room, 125 Clairemont Ave., Decatur, GA 30030

Online registration: http://development101.eventbrite.com

* All tickets include breakfast, lunch and all workshop materials.

* AICP CM credits will be pursued for this course.

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