Neighborhood Development Strategies Training Offered in NYC this January

Neighborhood Development Strategies Training Offered in NYC this January

International Economic Development Council

Neighborhood Development Strategies

Date:January 17-18, 2013
Location: New York, NY

This practitioner-driven course uses the case study method to complement current neighborhood development theory. Participants will learn how to identify the major neighborhood actors, their objectives, and strategies for redevelopment, in addition to understanding the process for creating a strategic economic development plan to meet the neighborhood development goals. Specifically, this course will examine social capital (e.g., linkages, networks, talent, etc.), environmental capital (e.g., stewardship, residual management, etc.) and economic capital (e.g., investment and reinvestment) facing distressed neighborhoods and offer solutions to address local needs.

Course Highlights:

  • Asset creation, wealth creation, and enterprise development & expansion
  • Housing development, real estate speculation, and tax-base stabilization
  • Public and private sector role in combating inner city unemployment
  • Examining historical and current neighborhood trends
  • Performing leakage assessments and gap analyses
  • Aligning strategic plans for multiple neighborhood groups
  • Understanding the underserved needs for banking and grocery
  • Working with media to share success stories


Colvin W. Grannum
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration)

Ms. Diane Lupke, CEcD
Lupke & Associates

Kevin McQueen
Managing Director, Community Development Finance Project
Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy
The New School for Public Engagement

Larisa Ortiz
Larisa Ortiz Associates

Accommodations/Training Location:

Sheraton Brooklyn New York Hotel
228 Duffield Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 855-1900

Posted December 21, 2012

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