Workshop- Developing Pocket Neighborhoods

Saturday, January 11, 2020 — 9:00 am

Workshop- Developing Pocket Neighborhoods
Loudermilk Conference Center
40 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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Event Description

Workshop- Developing Pocket Neighborhoods

January 11, 2020. 9am-1pm

This one day course will focus on developing a pocket neighborhood in your community. You will learn start to finish how to develop a pocket neighborhood.

Topics that will be discussed:

  • Design Theory / Principals of Design 
    • Layers of Separation 
    • Nesting 
    • Layout 
    • Common space 
  • Zoning and Permitting Deep Dive 
    • How to accomplish
  • Site Development Process
    • Preconstruction:
      • Land Acquisition
      • Due diligence 
        • Survey
        • Environmentals 
        • Engineering 
        • Architectural Design 
        • Site planning 
      • Zoning 
      • Permitting
    • Site Development
      • Clearing, Grading 
      • Infrastructure & Utilities
      • Pitfalls & problem solving
      • Realistic financial expectations
      • Babysitting 101
  • Timeline 
  • Financing  
    • Budget & Proforma 
    • Lending & Investing 
  • Knowing and Designing to your Market
    • What’s the Market 
    • Community Engagement and buy in from the community
    • Building a better development to attract the right buyers
    • Principles of Co-Housing 
    • Case Studies 
  • Closing Thoughts & Next Steps

Networking Lunch brought to you by Mitsubishi will be after the workshop. 

All attending will get an workbook written and designed by MicroLife Institute as well as a copy of Pocket Neighborhoods by Ross Chapin.

At the end of the session you’ll feel comfortable about starting a conversation as well as looking for land or turning current projects into pocket neighborhoods to add to your community.

Price: $195 per person.