Project Description

This series of day long and multi-day workshops developed for the Local Initiatives Support Corporation’s national Center for Commercial Revitalization was designed to help community development corporations and local governments understand the unique challenges associated with neighborhood retail development. Courses were delivered in communities around the country including: Philadelphia, Providence, Indianapolis, San Francisco, Toledo, Jacksonville, San Diego, Seattle, Miami and Cincinnati.

Workshop topics include:

Developing a Neighborhood Retail Strategy (1 day)
Commercial District Revitalization 101 (2.5 days)
Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Development (2 days)
Developing a Retail Leasing Strategy (1 day)
Joint Ventures with Private Developers (1 day)
Financing Commercial Real Estate Projects (1 day)
Negotiating Commercial Leases (1 day)
Evaluating Commercial Tenants (1/2 day)
Commercial Property and Asset Management (1 day)
Overview of Commercial Real Estate Development (2.5 hours)
Overview of Commercial District Revitalization (2.5 hours)

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