Retail Development: From Shopping Centers to Town Centers

Retail Development: From Shopping Centers to Town Centers

Knight Program in Community Building


This course combines real estate development with the School of Architecture's expertise in New Urbanism. It explores the topic of retail development with a focus on the field's current opportunities and challenges. Attendees gain knowledge from retail industry experts with experience in successful projects throughout the country.

Attendees Learn
• Evolution of retail development
• Creating a business plan for retail development
• Planning and design concepts
• Defining merchandising mix
• Entitlements/approvals/permits
• Market and feasibility analysis
• Predevelopment
• Project financing
• Construction and tenant coordination
• Asset management

Instructors
• Ralph Conti, lead course instructor, partner and vice president of development, North American Properties, Atlanta
• Charles Bohl, research associate professor and director, Knight Program in Community Building
• Emerick Corsi, executive vice president, Forest City Enterprises, Cleveland
• Bob Gibbs, Gibbs Planning, Birmingham, MI
• Gordon "Skip" Greeby, principal, Greeby and Associates, Chicago
• Yaromir Steiner, founder & CEO, Steiner & Associates, Columbus
• Mark Toro, regional partner, North American Properties, Atlanta
• Invited speakers: Daniel Hurwitz, executive vice president, Developers Diversified Realty, Beachwood, OH; Dr. Hank Fishkind, principal, Fishkind & Associates, Orlando
Tuition

The course fee is $750 ($500 for public sector/nonprofit employees and UM faculty, staff, and students) before April 8, 2005 and $825 ($575 for public sector/nonprofit employees and UM faculty, staff, and students) after April 8, 2005. There is an additional charge of $120 for those receiving FL AIA Continuing Education Credit. Checks or money orders should be made payable to the University of Miami.

Related Link: http://www.arc.miami.edu/knight/Courses/retailrealestate.html

For more information contact:

Julia Pizarro
Knight Program in Community Building
Post Office Box 249178
Coral Gables
FL 33124
USA

Phone: 305-284-3731
Fax: 305-284-4426
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.arc.miami.edu/knight

Posted March 25, 2005



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