The Small Scale Real Estate Development Workshop is a day-long session designed to introduce the principles and implementation mechanisms behind neighborhood-based development projects. The workshop offers specialized training on how to create small projects, like 1-3 story buildings with less than 20 units, which are residential, commercial or mixed in use. The course assumes you know a lot about where you live, but not necessarily much about the real estate process or building development.
Through presentations on finance, design and site selection, a hands-on practice exercise, and networking with local like-minded people, this workshop is the first step to becoming a small developer yourself or creating a supportive ecosystem for small development in your city.
Small Scale Real Estate Development Workshop
October 3, 2016 - 6:00 PM-8:30 PM - Networking Reception and Lecture at Chattanooga WorkSpace, 302 W. 6th Street, Chattanooga, TN
October 4, 2016 - 8:00 AM-5:30 PM - Workshop at University Of Tennessee-Chattanooga - University Center, Chattanooga Room, 615 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN
$189 for Regular Registration - until September 29
$219 for Last Minute Registration - until October 3
Who Should Attend?
- Individuals in construction, design, planning or real estate looking to either enhance their current practice or make career transition
- Volunteers or professionals in business associations, main streets associations, historic preservation groups 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 development 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 as at Community Development Financial Institutions and Community Foundations who want to become more effective investors
The workshop is sponsored by the Incremental Development Alliance, a national non-profit that works to build local wealth in neighborhoods through ground-up real estate development. It will feature faculty members John Anderson and Eric Kronberg. The workshop is sponsored by Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise, with the support of the Lyndhurst Foundation.