Advanced Development Practices On-demand Course

Course length: 16 hours / 8 modules
Level: Intermediate
Designed for: Developers, owners, investors, land planners, engineers, brokers and construction professionals.

This course delves further into the Development Matrix introduced in the Essentials of the Development Process course, and specifically details the key tasks and main players in each of the seven stages of real estate development. It enables you to better understand why each task must be addressed even if a developer decides to undertake multiple stages of development, and appreciate what needs to happen for a development project to succeed. Completion of the Essentials of the Development Process course is recommended but not required.

Course modules:
  1. Acquisitions
  2. Financing
  3. Market Studies and Strategies
  4. Environmental Tasks
  5. Approvals and Permits
  6. Improvements
  7. Transportation and Accessibility
  8. Sales and Disposition Tasks

If you would like to purchase an individual course module instead of the full course, visit the individual course page.

Tuition & Register

Payment for a NAIOP on-demand course entitles access for one person only to the course and all materials.

Course Tuition

Member TypeUSDCAD
Member$795$1,059
Nonmember$995$1,325
Developing Leader$595$792
Student Member$95$126
Student Nonmember$145$193


How to Register

  • Register online: Click on the green Register button at the top of the page. You will need to log in or create a free account in order to see the Register button.
  • Fax: Complete the PDF registration form for U.S. or for Canada and fax to 703-904-7003
  • Mail: Send check payments to: NAIOP, CL500060, PO Box 5007, Merrifield, VA 22116-5007
  • Register over the phone/questions: 800-666-6780

Confirmation

All registrations processed online receive an automatic order confirmation and receipt. If you register via fax, mail, or phone, a receipt must be requested by contacting education@naiop.org.

Login instructions to access the on-demand course are sent under separate cover . If you do not received the login instructions, please check your spam folder. If the login email is still not there, please contact the NAIOP Education Department.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be issued.

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ADPOD Module 1 - Acquisitions
Module 1 - Acquisitions Class Recording
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This session begins with a brief review of the Development Matrix and then focuses on the five sub-tasks in the Acquisition Task category. A review of various acquisitions strategies is presented using two class exercises.
Module 1 - Acquisitions Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
ADPOD Module 2 - Financing
Module 2 Financing Class Recording
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This module addresses the need for accurate financial projections and record keeping as well as the accumulation of debt and equity capital for the real estate development. The special skills address the sources and uses of funds in a development, and estimating construction loans.
Module 2 Financing Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
Module 2 Class Exercise - Loan Tables
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
Module 2 Class Exercise - AirPark One - Sources & Uses of Funds
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
Module 2 Assignment - Market Absorption Table - Review in Module 3
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
ADPOD Module 3 - Market Studies and Strategies
Module 3 Market Studies and Strategies Class Recording
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This session discusses the need for accurate and thoughtful market forecasts and projections and then emphasizes the need for a coherent marketing strategy to capture the market opportunities. The special skills outlines estimation techniques for projected rental rates and absorption.
Module 3 Market Studies and Strategies Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
Module 3 Class Exercise - Market Analysis Tables
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
ADPOD Module 4 - Environmental Tasks
Module 4 - Environmental Tasks Class Recording
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This module discusses environmental challenges in terms of environmental studies; sustainability certifications; surface, sub-surface and atmospheric characteristics of the site; and possible historical and cultural restrictions on a site. Evaluating potential environmental concerns is demonstrated through two class exercises.
Module 4 - Environmental Tasks Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
Module 4 Case Study - Greenstaxx Oaktree
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
ADPOD Module 5 - Approvals and Permits
Module 5 Approvals and Permits Class Recording
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This module emphasizes the need for developers to obtain permits and approvals that are specific to the stage of development that is being undertaken. The special skills focus on deciphering local approval codes and timelines. Students are also expected to provide examples of approvals and permits they have encountered.
Module 5 Approvals and Permits Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
ADPOD Module 6 - Improvements
Module 6 Improvements Class Recording
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This module emphasizes that all improvements must be planned, designed, engineered, constructed, maintained, and renovated or replaced. Each stage of development requires improvements to be addressed in a different way. The special skills section compares design-bid-build and design/build models, and promotes student discussion with two class exercises.
Module 6 - Improvements Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
ADPOD Module 7 - Transportation and Accessibility
Module 7 Transportation and Accessibility Class Recording
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This module discusses location, location, and location issues in terms of off-site transportation systems and on-site accessibility requirements. The special skills section discusses how a developer gets paid including a simple promotion strategy.
Module 7 Transportation and Accessibility Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
ADPOD Module 8 - Sales and Disposition Tasks
Module 8 Sales and Disposition Tasks Class Recording
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This module discusses the disposition tasks that include the seller’s due diligence, sales contracts, pre- and post-closing conditions, and seller-financing opportunities. Various sales contracts are presented, with a discussion of strategies using two class exercises.
Module 8 Sales and Disposition Tasks Presentation
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
End of Course Items
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16.00 PDH, AIA Learning Units credits  |  Certificate available
16.00 PDH, AIA Learning Units credits  |  Certificate available