Tucson Small Scale Development Workshop Set for Oct. 6

Helping Arizona neighborhoods fill vacant lots and fix decaying buildings through the small scale development movement
By: Tucson Small Scale Development Coalition
Tucson Small Scale Development Coalition
Tucson Small Scale Development Coalition
TUCSON, Ariz. - Sept. 19, 2020 - PRLog -- The Tucson Small Development Coalition and Incremental Development Alliance are teaming up to present a one-day online workshop on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 on small scale real estate development that's all about project formation. A big picture view of neighborhood-based development is taken to help attendees analyze what makes a good project, how a building makes money, and how small developers interact with the broader ecosystem of professionals in the built environment. By the end of the workshop, aspiring developers will feel more prepared to take the first steps on their own project.

  • Individuals in construction, design, planning, or real estate looking to either enhance their current practice or make a career transition
  • Volunteers or professionals in business associations, main street associations, historic preservation advocates, and neighborhood improvement groups looking to champion incremental development in their communities
  • Public sector professionals in city management, economic development, planning, and related agencies who are looking to make it easier for small development projects to occur in their town
  • Professionals in non-profit development organizations, churches, and community or housing development organizations who need new strategies for small lot development
  • Private banking professionals specializing in mortgages, commercial real estate loans or SBA loans, and professionals at Community Development Financial Institutions and Community Foundations who want to become more effective investors
  • Personal skills assessment to identify gaps in expertise
  • An example exercise, walking through a development project
  • Presentations on finance, zoning, strategy
  • 7:30 AM: Workshop Registration Opens
  • 8 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 8:15 AM: Power of the Incremental Approach
  • 8:35 AM: Business Models and Skill Sets
  • 9:45 AM: Right-Sizing Your Project
  • 10:30 AM: Building Arts 101
  • 11:30 AM: Market Research & Site Selection
  • 12:00 PM: Lunch Break
  • 1 PM: Zoning
  • 1:20 PM: Project Pro formas
  • 1:40 PM: Hands-on Site Planning and Pro forma Activity
  • 3:30 PM: Financing a Project
  • 4 PM: Buying a Property
  • 4:30 PM: Wrap-Up, Q&A, and Next Steps
  • 5 PM: Conclusion
  • Early Bird ($179) open until September 25, 2020
  • Regular ($209) open until October 2, 2020
  • Last Minute ($239) open until event date

City of Tucson, Tucson IDA, Tucson Small Development Coalition, Pima County, Pima IDA, 1030 KVOI AM "Tipping Point" with Zach Yentzer, Arizona Preservation Foundation, Terry Benelli, Lee Rayburn, and Incremental Development Alliance.

For more information and to register, click here.

Tags:Incremental Development, Small scale, Adaptive Reuse
Industry:Real Estate, Architecture, Investment
Location:Tucson - Arizona - United States
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