Top Ten Issues Common to Large Scale Multi-Year Projects and Mixed Use Projects
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT
1.50 General CLE Credit Hours
Even the most experienced lawyer needs to actively manage the timing and priority of, in addition to advising his or her client on, a multitude of issues when handling a large scale urban and mixed-ownership development projects. Issues facing a lawyer charged with organizing and managing the many components and moving parts associated with these projects include team assembly, site acquisition, land-usage and zoning, mixed-ownership venture and ownership structures, REAs, financing, economic incentives, and changes in municipal government and the economic cycles. This panel will explore these issues to prepare lawyers for common issues affecting large multi-year urban and mixed-ownership projects. The panel will first discuss the critical issues and considerations that go into the planning and implementation of successful large scale and mixed-use projects. Once these projects are completed, their continued success will be heavily influenced by how well the components continue to work going forward. The panel will discuss alternative ownership and operational structures for integrated mixed-ownership projects to ensure their long term success and viability.