Tag Archives: LOCUS

LOCUS Webinar: Financing for Projects that Don’t Pencil Out

​This is an exciting opportunity to learn about innovative ways to finance development projects. The webinar will be lead by Bob Stevens, P.E., CNU, LEED AP a professional engineer, principal for M&S Development and the president and founder of Stevens & Associates, who has over 25 years of experience leading teams in a variety of projects and disciplines. Learn more and register... Read more

2017 Federal Financing Toolkit

The 2017 Federal Financing Toolkit has been updated and expanded to include 90 federal financing opportunities that are designed to help real estate developers and investors as well as local elected officials achieve their development goals. There is a $60 fee for nonmembers. Learn more... Read more

Webinar: Building Walkable Places in Allentown, PA

Join LOCUS and the City of Allentown, PA, for a webinar on the remarkable development opportunities in Pennsylvania’s third largest city. Allentown is an up and coming East Coast city with incredible development potential known for its vibrant, walkable downtown, flourishing business district, architecturally attractive neighborhoods, and diversified local economy. The city is home to Pennsylvania’s only Neighborhood Improvement Zone (NIZ) and has recently undergone a revitalization that has created new opportunities for walkable, sustainable development. Register now... Read more

Foot Traffic Ahead: Ranking Walkable Urbanism in America’s Largest Metros, 2016

​Foot Traffic Ahead 2016, by LOCUS in conjunction with the Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis at the George Washington University School of Business, studied all 619 regionally significant walkable urban places (WalkUPs) in the nation’s largest 30 metros, ranks these metros by the amount of commercial and multi-family rental development in WalkUPs, and uses metrics to predict how walkable their future development might be. The research also uses social equity metrics like housing costs, transportation costs, and access... Read more

2016 LOCUS National Leadership Summit, June 13-15

​Each year, the LOCUS National Leadership Summit brings together responsible real estate developers and investors from across the country to engage in exclusive networking, deal-making and educational opportunities. This two-day conference will provide participants with the latest market analysis, best practices and federal policy tools necessary to build and finance socially responsible projects that generate economic prosperity, foster social fairness and promote environmental health. Join the 2016 Summit June 13-15 in Boston. Learn more and register... Read more

LOCUS Michigan Leadership Summit, June 23

The LOCUS Leadership Summit proves to be the place where smart growth deals get done. This year, LOCUS is taking its premier conference to regions ripe with development opportunity. It makes sense that Michigan, a state that is ready for development, be the host of the next regional summit. Join LOCUS and the Michigan Municipal League (MML) at the 2015 Michigan LOCUS Leadership Summit: Closing the Next [Smart Growth] Deal on June 23 in Detroit. View more information... Read more

2015 LOCUS Leadership Summit, June 2-3

Join LOCUS for the 2015 National LOCUS Leadership Summit: Private Sector Solutions to the Affordability and Social Equity Crisis, which will host a private-sector led discussion on issues like gentrification, affordability and social equity facing smart growth real estate development today. Learn about groundbreaking design, planning, finance and management ideas; shape public policy at the local, state, and federal levels; meet and network with fellow real estate professionals; and ultimately, change how America builds communities.​ June 2 – 3 in Washington,... Read more