Register Today for the Ohio Economic Development Institute’s Real Estate Development Course

Jan 16, 2020 | News, Newsletter

Register Today for the Ohio Economic Development Institute’s Real Estate Development Course

March 12-13, 2020

Ohio University Dublin Integrated Education Center, Dublin, Ohio

 

This two-day course is designed to provide the Ohio economic development professional with the critical steps of real estate development and a comprehensive understanding of how a deal progresses through to completion. Attendees will analyze the anatomy of a real estate deal and learn how each component stage impacts the next, and how real estate development is practiced in Ohio. This understanding will help the ED professional recognize the challenges (and often barriers) to advancing a new development in their community and to more thoughtfully understand approaches in helping close the deal.

The OEDI Real Estate Course interactive delivery model helps ensure participants will leave with immediately applicable knowledge and build their professional network through group activities and the inclusion of an evening networking reception.  Unlike traditional lecture-style, this course focuses on participant engagement and interaction.  And, it provides a forum for Ohio economic development professionals to share information and build relationship with the best in the industry.

The OEDI Real Estate Development two-day course is an intensive and hands-on look at the basic tools and steps of real estate development and an understanding of how a deal progresses from concept to financing to completion.

Attendees will analyze the anatomy of a real estate deal and learn how each component stage impacts the next. This understanding will help the professional recognize the challenges (and often barriers) to advancing a new development in their community and to more thoughtfully understand approaches in closing the deal.

The course covers infill, speculative, greenfield, redevelopment and reuse, industrial, commercial and office development, along with both urban, neighborhood and rural development.

Topics include:

  • Economic and market feasibility
  • Steps in the development process
  • Understanding and working with local zoning, planning and land use requirements
  • How lenders and investors evaluate a project
  • Public and private sector financing tools and incentives
  • Working with developers
  • Marketing, leasing and market conditions
  • Financial analysis including pro forma, ROI, debt and cash flow
  • Understanding development costs
  • Project due diligence including planning, site, environmental, regulatory and legal issues

Who should attend:

Past participants have included:

  • Economic and community development professionals
  • Real estate development private and non-profit organizations
  • Port Authorities, Development Authorities, CICs
  • Federal, state and local government officials (elected and non-elected)
  • Public utility employees
  • Community and urban planners
  • Attorneys and Planners who work with economic development projects
  • Chambers of Commerce staff and board members
  • Financial institution representatives
  • Industrial/Commercial developers

 

Course includes best practices in real estate development, hands-on case studies and interactive team activities.

The course is taught by lead instructors who are experienced practitioners in the field and supplemented by panel discussions and presentations by other professionals. Attendees will learn from experienced real estate developers and lenders on successful development practice, work through real world case studies, and network with professionals in the field.

Register Now!

 

 

Questions?   Email the OEDA offices at karla@assnoffices.com.

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