Event Real Estate 101 for Architects - Session 1

May 11, 2010 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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The Austin Center for Architecture
801 W. 12th Street
78701 Austin , TX
Phone: 512-452-4332

AIA Real Estate 101 for Architects
Session 1:     May 11th 5:00-7:00 pm at the Austin Center for Architecture, 

A Primer in Single Family Real Estate
Understand single family real estate from the real estate professional’s perspective.  Learn how architects and owners can benefit from having a relationship with the real estate professional early on and long before the property is considered for sale.  Learn what market drivers can influence your design.  In this session, you will meet with Bryan Cady, Assoc. AIA with UrbanSpace and Brian Linder, AIA, The Value of Architecture.  Both of these real estate professionals come from a background of architecture and each will focus on best practices for architects in the speculative markets and the owner driven decisions that can impact the residual value of the property.  You will also learn how architects can contribute to the success of a project and approaches that can be improved upon. 

**This course is sold as a series.  Your registration covers all 3 sessions - May 11, May 25, June 22**  See below for May 25 and June 22 sessions.

Registration: AIA Austin Members: $30 
                       Non Members: $100

Session 2:      May 25th 5:00-7:00 pm at the Austin Center for Architecture

Multi-Family and Light Commercial Real Estate
In this session, you will hear from Real Estate Radio Host David McMillan, as he introduces the concepts of lending for multi-family investments.  You will also meet Commercial Broker Russell Young with Jones Lang LaSalle and Architect / Developer Michael Hsu, who will talk about both light commercial and multi-family projects.  You will learn the important aspects of working with a real estate professional, best practices in when dealing with commercial properties and markets and successful results from the architect / real estate / developer relationships . Bryan Cady, Assoc. AIA, with UrbanSpace will share his experience and expertise on multi-family developments. 

Session 3:      June 22nd 5:00-7:00 pm at the Austin Center for Architecture

Full disclosure, Lessons learned in real estate developing

In this lively and candid panel discussion, real estate professionals and developers, some of them architects, will each present projects that they have invested in and the successes and failures of those projects.  Both single family and multi-family projects will be discussed.  In each presentation, you will learn the context of the property, the challenges faced by the developer and the architect and the lessons learned.