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  • Catalyzing Development in Tough Markets

    Thursday, December 12, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    408 A
    Town Meeting Conversations
    Track 2: Financing Options, Real Estate, & Economic Development
    Many communities face tough challenges in rebuilding. The leaders of this session will share best practices and tricks of the trade in attracting development to tough markets. We will start with a 15 minute presentation identifying key strategies and then turn the session to the audience where we will help them develop strategies for overcoming the obstacles they face. This session will focus on changing the economics of a pro forma in a tough community. Different strategies will be revealed based on the position of the community in question. Examples will include: Gary, Indiana; Millinocket, Maine; Cottonwood, Idaho; Oakley, California; Dunkirk, NY and others. This will be a participatory session where community leaders are encouraged to bring their projects to the session.
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