The Community and Regional Planning program in the UNM School of Architecture and Planning offers a series of workshops and presentations on the development process. On Friday, April 15, from noon - 1 p.m. in the George Pearl Hall auditorium, Mark Lautman focuses on Economic Base Development and long term trends in economic development and other details of the development process.

Aspects of the development process to be addressed include marketing, the government process, including entitlements; financing; the risks and rewards of development; concept of value added and more.

The noon – 1 p.m. formal presentation will be followed by a workshop from 1 – 5 p.m. that is part of the CRP Land Development Economics Course. The workshop explores these ideas in detail.

Additional Friday noon presentations include:

Friday, April 22 - Financing design - Rob Dixon

Friday, April 29 - Sawmill Community Land Trust - Connie Chavez

Friday, May 6 - Master Plan Development - Forest City Mesa del Sol - Chris Anderson and Jason Lott

For more information, contact CRP Director Teresa Córdova.