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Workshop Encourages Small Scale Development Aspirations

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA –July 7, 2016 – Small scale development positively impacts neighborhoods, corridors, and communities. OnSeptember 14, entrepreneurs, neighborhood advocates, and professionals from a broad range of sectors including real estate, finance, architecture, engineering, and others interested in learning how to complete a small scale development project can participate in a 1-day workshop led by the Incremental Development Alliance. 

The workshop will provide an overview of the technical skills and resources necessary to navigate financing, zoning and entitlement, site selection, and building design to assemble small-scale real estate development projects. Attendees will learn about risk management, quality of life development, basic business startup, contracting methods, and asset management. There will also be opportunity for networking and establishing strong local connections with like-minded developers. 

Small Scale Developer Training Workshop

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

National Czech and Slovak Museum & Library

1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

 

Workshop Registration fee:

Early Bird Registration (until Friday, July 22) - $160

Regular Registration (until Friday, September 9) - $195

To register please visit www.incrementaldevelopment.org

 

“We are excited to help grow the ranks of aspiring developers interested in investing in and completing small-scale projects which will have a tremendous overall impact on our neighborhoods,” says Assistant Director of Community Development Bill Micheel. 

The Small Scale Developer Training Workshop will be led development professionals with the Incremental Development Alliance, a national non-profit that aims to grow the ranks of small developers. The workshop is sponsored by the City of Cedar Rapids, Czech Village New Bohemia Main Street District, and Incremental Development Alliance.

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