Building a Foundation Course 2020-2021
A Practical Educational Opportunity Delivered by ZOOM
Building a Foundation is a practical and engaging educational course designed to introduce participants to the essential components of completing a successful development project. The nine-session curriculum is taught by an interdisciplinary faculty of leading industry professionals who will guide participants through the development process with materials, research, and case studies drawn from the instructors’ own professional experience.
Participants will gain new insights into real estate development and will build their own network of real estate professionals through the small class size capped at 30 participants. This year, each session will be delivered by ZOOM. As an added bonus, participants will qualify for 8 Minnesota Real Estate CE credits!
Following your registration you will receive an email from Rachel Keenan that contains your promo code to redeem your ebook textbook for the course. You will also be invited to the calendar invite for each session that contains the Zoom details.
- ULI Real Estate Development: Principles and Process textbook ($124.95 value)
- Eight hours of MN Real Estate CE Credits
- Eight monthly sessions held via Zoom from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
- Recording and copy of each presentation.
- Covid appropriate graduation tour of a recent noteworthy real estate development
- Intimate class size - limited to 30 participants
- Networking with speakers and participant cohort
2020 - 2021 COURSE SCHEDULE
OCT. 2, 2020: MANAGING THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
Tony Barranco, VP of Development, Ryan Companies
NOV. 6, 2020: LAND USE LAW AND ENTITLEMENTS
Jay Lindgren, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
DEC. 4, 2020: DESIGN AND SITE PLANNING
John Slack, Associate Principal, Perkins and Will
Bob Loken, Principal, ESG Architecture & Design
JAN. 8, 2021: FEASIBILITY ANALYSIS
Colleen Carey, Founder/President, The Cornerstone Group
FEB. 5, 2021: CONSTRUCTION
Joy Jayaram, Project Executive, McGough
Ken Peterson, Project Executive, McGough
MAR. 5, 2021: CAPITAL MARKETS AND PROJECT FINANCING
Mark Kunkel, Co-Chair, ULI MN's Capital Markets Council
APR. 9, 2021: REAL ESTATE LAW - KEY DEAL POINTS
Peter Berrie, Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
MAY 7, 2021: PROPERTY, ASSET AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
Traci Tomas, Chief Operating Officer, Doran Companies
JUN. 4, 2021 GRADUATION TOUR AND HAPPY HOUR (covid appropriate)