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13th Annual Land Development Conference

Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN 55427 United States
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13th Annual Land Development Conference
Friday, May 5, 2017
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427, USA


Economic Development Tools for Land Development
Moderator: Tom Lambrecht, Great River Energy
Chris Eng, Washington County
Deanna Kuennen, City of Faribault
Christine Costello, City of Cottage Grove
Cathy Mehelich, St. Cloud
• The importance of Site Selection, Feasibility Studies and Government Approvals
• How to partner and work with a municipality to get your deal done
• How to Negotiate Terms to protect your investment and how can you partner with your municipality to reduce your risk
• How are municipalities driving growth and interest and helping private Land Owners market and move property
• Affordable land development best-practices and systems
• Important Preliminary work that will save time and dollars

How to Avoid Getting Sideswiped On Your Next Development
Brian S. McCool, Fredrikson & Byron P.A.
Jeremy P. Duehr, Fredrikson & Byron P.A.
• Avoid easy mistakes when submitting your applications
• Always be careful to build your record
• Consider when and how to engage the neighborhood/likely project opponents
• Understanding claims under the Minnesota Environmental Rights Act (MERA)
• Recent challenges to projects under federal law

Opportunities for Commercial Land Development
Brian Pankratz, CBRE
Dan Mueller, Ryan Companies
Paul Tucci, Oppidan
Phil Cattanach, The Opus Group
• New opportunities for development is happening in urban core right now
• What types of projects are in consideration for land development?
• What are the challenges with land development vs. redevelopment?
• Who is active in the market place and what is their risk tolerance and expected returns
• When or will there be a next big wave of land development or is it a thing of the past

Residential Land Update and Opportunities
Herb Tousley, University of St Thomas
Ian Peterson, David Weekly Homes
Michael Ramme, CalAtlantic Homes
Tom Budzynski, TJB Homes
• Evaluating land prices: Where they were, Where they are at and Where are they going
• Evaluating bank owned lots and what is left to be traded
• What are the builders buying and why
• How are land deals structured today and how is it different from the boom
• What future opportunities exist
• Current and Future Project spotlights and updates

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