Real Estate Development & Reuse Training Course Held in Tampa, Florida

Real Estate Development & Reuse Training Course Held in Tampa, Florida

International Economic Development Council

Real Estate Development & Reuse Training Course
Date: November 4-5, 2010
Location: Tampa, FL

Register by Thursday, October 21 and save $40!

This course is held in partnership with the Tampa Downtown Partnership.

This course provides an overview of the real estate development and reuse process, with an emphasis on the role of the economic developer. Typically, the economic developer works to balance the dynamic between the profit orientation of the private developer and the public objective to be met by the real estate project. Learn about the various financing tools that are available at the local, regional and state level, including tax increment financing, bond financing, land assembly and brownfield redevelopment.

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Course Highlights:
- Market and site analysis
- The regulatory and approval process
- Understanding project pro formas
- Assessing political feasibility
- Local and federal tools for redevelopment
- Soliciting developers


Thomas A. Harmer, ICMA-CM
Vice President
The Pizzuti Companies

Tom currently serves as a Vice President for The Pizzuti Companies, a national development firm with offices in Orlando, Chicago, and Columbus Ohio. Tom also serves as the project manager for Pizzuti's Exploration Park – a public-private partnership with Space Florida developing a high-tech research park at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Tom has over 26 years of local government public sector experience, retiring in 2006 as the City Manager for the City of Titusville, Florida, where he also served as the Executive Director of the Community Redevelopment Agency.

Jeffrey L. Oris, CEcD
Planning and Redevelopment Consultants, Inc.

Jeffrey L. Oris, CEcD is the Founder and President of Planning and Redevelopment Consultants, Inc. (PARC, Inc.), a Coconut Creek, Florida based firm providing a full range of services related to economic development, community redevelopment planning, affordable housing and economic analysis.. Mr. Oris oversees all aspects of the firm and personally manages all projects ranging from the creation of redevelopment plans to retail market analysis to the development of training programs for redevelopment professionals.

James S. Russell, CEcD
Executive Vice President
The Pizzuti Companies

Jim leads the Pizzuti Solutions team, a division dedicated to public/private partnerships. Pizzuti Solutions' current project list includes a new $105 million courthouse for Franklin County, Ohio; a new training facility and soccer complex for Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew; and a site and economic impact analysis and construction phasing plan for a proposed new city hall in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Training Location:
Hyatt Regency Tampa
211 North Tampa Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 225-1234

IEDC room rate: $125 single/double
Cut-off date: Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Posted October 8, 2010

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