Tips for how to productively manage and complete development projectsExplaining how finances drive each decision in the real estate development process, this helpful industry guide recognizes the complexities and significant risks of each project and illustrates how to reconcile conflicting elements to ultimately achieve success. A 36-year real estate development veteran, author Charles Long shares the practical information and personal insights that he has gained over the course of his career, and weaves relevant real world examples into the text, helping to clarify the principles necessary to effectively manage a project in today’s financial landscape. Ideal both for those starting out in real estate development and experienced professionals who want to learn the theory behind the practice, this book offers a different perspective on making the monetary decisions that are involved in property development projects.
Reviews"A terrific look at how real estate development deals work. This book is the first year of business school in your hands." —NAREE
Author BiographyCharles Long is a developer specializing in mixed-use infill projects. He served for eight years as city manager in Fairfield, California, and is an instructor at the Urban Land Institute’s Real Estate School. He lives in Oakland, California.