CALED's Advanced Institute for Economic Development
Three KMA Principals - Debbie Kern, Julie Romey and Kevin Engstrom - will teach an accredited course called Real Estate Development and Reuse for CALED's Accredited California Economic Developer (ACE) program, which is a new certification program offered through a partnership between CALED; the California Academy for Economic Development; the California State University, Fresno; and the University Business Center.
It is described as an "advanced course in real estate development and reuse will cover trends in various real estate development project types and specialized development such as affordable housing and transit-oriented development (TOD). The important aspects of the basic development process, market and political feasibility, permitting, and the roles of the public and private sector and project consultants will be covered. The session will also include the use of technical tools such as pro forma analysis, site analysis and land assembly, as well as financing options."