13th Annual Land Development Summit


13th Annual Land Development Summit
Friday, May 5, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

Topics and Speakers Include:

‘Hot’ Legal Topics in Land Development - 2017
Brian S. McCool, Fredrikson & Byron P.A.
Jeremy P. Duehr, Fredrikson & Byron P.A.
• Revisiting historical zoning decisions and looking for hidden opportunities
• Increasing burdens placed on developers by fees and other exactions
• Using joint ventures to get deals done 
• Opportunities and challenges in developing brownfield sites
• Understanding law changes governing wildlife and water
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
• 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

Opportunities for Commercial Land Development
Brian Pankratz, CBRE
Dan Mueller, Ryan Companies
Drew Johnson, 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
Ian Peterson, David Weekly Homes
Michael Ramme, CalAtlantic 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

13th Annual Land Development Summit


  • When

  • Friday, May 5, 2017
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • Golden Valley Country Club
    7001 Golden Valley
    Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

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