Urban neighborhoods, first ring suburbs and rural communities are at their best when their historic Main Street Districts pulse with developments that bring a community to life: residential, retail, entertainment, services and public spaces. Older districts have special opportunities for adaptive reuse—with buildings that are ideally suited to multiple uses (retail/office, residential/retail, etc.) in one structure.
A Small Business Loan Program, sponsored by the Suffolk County Economic Development Corporation, will help retailers displaced by the Wyandanch Rising Development return to their old neighborhood.
Many years ago in her seminal work, the “Death and Life of Great American Cities,” Jane Jacobs in an effort to kindle a movement that she hoped would stem the tide of accelerating urban decline, confronted the cannons of “orthodox planning”, and proclaimed; “cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created for everybody.”
Explore the analysis, financing, and development of affordable rental housing. Learn the underwriting criteria used by lenders and the rates of return demanded by private equity investors to determine their investments in rental housing projects. Learn the skills practitioners can utilize to attract the maximum amount of private capital to rental housing projects as well as the techniques to fill financing gaps with public resources.