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Real Estate Development From Beginning to End in Illinois

Do you have the latest and most effective strategies for navigating through the real estate development process? Developing real estate is tough. Learn what others are doing to maneuver through and succeed in these challenging times. Each link in the complex and multifaceted real estate development process affects the success of the project. Do you have every angle covered? These reference materials provide the perfect opportunity to get updated on all aspects of real estate development. Take the headaches out of potential zoning problems through prevention. With legislation changing constantly, you need a sound blueprint to keep your business safe. Purchase these reference materials and you will not only build skills and learn techniques you can use the next day, but you will learn a practical approach for confronting even the toughest real estate development dilemmas. Benefits for You •Efficiently solve letters of intent and title insurance problems •Stay up-to-date on current developments in real estate litigation •Get expert advice on annexation and zoning •Negotiate and draft a purchase agreement without hassle Learning Objectives •You will be able to review real estate development and retail market. •You will be able to discuss commercial and retail property acquisition. •You will be able to explain annexation and zoning. •You will be able to describe redevelopment and incentive agreements.
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Agenda

Real Estate Development and Retail Market
— Larry E. Lund
  • What Location, Location, Location Really Means
  • New Approaches in Evaluating Site Potential Using GIS
  • Using Competitive Market Analysis and Analog Models for Retail Development
  • Microsite Analysis – Identifying Site-Specific Characteristics for Development
  • Application of Behavioral Observation for Redevelopment of Existing Properties
  • Using Shift-Share Analysis for Office and Industrial or Warehouse Development
Commercial and Retail Property Acquisition and the Development Process
— David L. Grobart
  • Letters of Intent
  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Ground Lease or Build to Suit Leases
  • Due Diligence, Checklists, Site and Other Development Plans, Cost and Time Constraints
  • Title Issues, Including REA/OEA Amendments, Lease or Use Conflicts, and Possible Remedies
  • Drainage, Water, Retention, Road and Other Access Rights, and Utilities
  • Governmental Restrictions That May Limit Permitted Use, Sales or Operations
  • Evaluating and Solving Issues
Challenges of Getting the Property Entitled, Approved and Developed
— Bruce L. Goldsmith
  • How Market Changes Since the Great Recession Have Affected Land Use Decisions
  • Annexation Considerations
  • Land Use Considerations
  • The Zoning Process After Klaeren Was Addressed by Statute People ex rel. Klaeren v. Village of Lisle 781 N.E.2d 223 (Ill. 2002)
  • Storm Water, Wetland, Floodplain Issues
  • Site Plan Considerations
  • Miscellaneous Bugaboos
Commercial Real Estate Legal Practice From the Retailer's Perspective
— Richard N. Steiner
  • Purchase and Sale Agreements, Surveys, Title Insurance and Real Estate Closings
  • The Retailer's Perspective on Various Deal Structures, Including Ground Leasing, Build to Suit Leasing, Reverse Build-to-Suit Leasing, and Triple Net Versus Double Net Leasing
  • Due Diligence From the Retailer's Perspective
  • Eminent Domain
  • Bankruptcy Considerations From the Retailer's Perspective
  • Recent Legal Developments and Hot Issues in Commercial Real Estate
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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Bruce L. Goldsmith

Bruce L. Goldsmith – Moderator

Dykema Gossett PLLC

  • Senior counsel with Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • More than 30 years’ experience in all aspects of real estate transactions and land use planning with a particular focus on large scale mixed use developments from 25 acres to 1,200 acres, and securing zoning entitlements for unusual uses
  • Litigates challenges to the scope of local governmental authority, zoning issues, riparian rights, and prescriptive easements
  • Prepares complex land plans addressing a variety of uses and floodplain, wetlands, and other physical site challenges
  • Creating a path for expansion for an urban university in a land locked location
  • Succesfully leading two recent appeals to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the limits of authority of a special district. ADT Sec. Services, Inc. v. Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection Dist., 672 F3d 492 (7th Cir. 2012); ADT Sec. Services, Inc. v. Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection Dist., 724 F3d 854 (7th Cir. 2013)
  • Negotiating various incentives including Special Service Areas, tax sharing agreements(involving real estate and sales taxes), issuance of industrial revenue bond financing, and evaluating eligibility and viability of Tax Increment Financing Districts
  • Graduate, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Northwestern University; graduate, University of Chicago Law School
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David L. Grobart

Grobart Law Firm, LLC

  • Principal of the law firm Grobart Law Firm, LLC
  • More than 25 years of experience handling all aspects of commercial and retail real estate development, acquisitions, leasing, construction lending, commercial transactions and corporate law matters
  • Represents clients in land use and zoning matters, including conducting hearings necessary to obtain required governmental permits and development approvals
  • Contributing writer in the Lease Negotiation Handbook and has lectured for numerous organizations
  • J.D. degree, Loyola University of Chicago School of Law; undergraduate degree, with distinction and awarded Phi Beta Kappa, Indiana University
  • Can be contacted at 847-239-7240 or [email protected]
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Larry E. Lund

Real Estate Planning Group

  • Principal of Real Estate Planning Group
  • Has a national consulting practice working with developers, land planners, retail tenants and governmental agencies to plan their real estate
  • More than 35 years of experience in most phases of commercial real estate
  • Lectures at many of the universities in the area and conducts seminars for local planning departments on real estate market analysis
  • Can be contacted at 312-751-1250 or at [email protected] or www.repg-lund.com
Richard N. Steiner

Richard N. Steiner

Walgreen Co.

  • Director of real estate law for Walgreen Co.
  • Responsible for managing Walgreen Co.’s real estate law practice, including supervising legal staff, negotiating all aspects of Walgreens’ real estate transactions
  • Advises with respect to ongoing portfolio management matters for Walgreens’ existing property portfolio
  • Previously a senior attorney for Walgreen Co., and in that role developed extensive experience handling all aspects of commercial and retail real estate development, acquisitions and leasing
  • J.D. degree, Chicago-Kent College of Law; undergraduate degree, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Product ID: 382528
Published 2014
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