Development 360 is a mentoring program for ULI Young Leaders (35 & under) that provides an in-depth case study of one of Denver’s most exciting real estate projects, facilitated by a prominent Denver developer. The program provides a detailed overview of a real estate project, from start to finish. Participants will also develop long lasting professional relationships through close collaboration with other Denver real estate professionals.
About the program:
Development 360 is a high-level, hands-on real estate development course for ULI Young Leaders (35 & under) that provides an in-depth case study of an exciting real estate project, facilitated by a prominent developer. The program provides a detailed overview of a real estate project, from start to finish utilizing a set course curriculum that teaches the process of real estate development. Participants will also develop lasting professional relationships through collaboration with other Colorado real estate professionals.
Development 360 Program Goals:
- In depth and detailed sharing of best practices and pitfalls within the development process.
- Seed future understanding of basic development principles and practices that leads to better projects.
- Provide a collegial and non-competitive atmosphere to learn and grow within your respective fields.
- Expand professional network and build relationships with peers and senior real estate leaders.
2019 Program Instructor
David Jaudes, Vice President of Multifamily Development, McWHINNEY
David Jaudes serves as Vice President of Multifamily Development where he is responsible for guiding McWhinney’s multifamily development and strategy. In this capacity, David recommends markets for multifamily development, evaluates specific development opportunities, negotiates agreements and fosters McWhinney’s relationship with the multifamily broker community. Prior to joining McWhinney, David served as development manager at Wood Partners where he was responsible for sourcing and executing all multifamily operations in Colorado. At Wood Partners, David was actively involved in the origination, financing and management of more than $200 million worth of developments. Prior to this, David served as asset manager for Regency Centers where he was responsible for managing, leasing and overseeing property operations for a 1.9 million square foot retail portfolio. David earned a Master of Science in real estate and construction management from the University of Denver. He received his Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in marketing from the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business.
About the 2019 Case Study: RiDe at RiNo
Located at the corner of 36th and Wynkoop in Denver’s booming RiNo district, RiDE at RiNo is a $14 million five-story apartment building comprised of 84 micro-loft apartment homes. The boutique apartment homes are cleverly spaced and designed for efficient living. All of the units are open-space studios or ground floor live/work units with garage doors. Desirable amenities include onsite EV charging stations and convenient access to the A-Line.
Train at 38th and Blake, underground parking, a rooftop deck, a 5th floor clubhouse, a fitness center, as well as on-site management. The neighboring Helicon Gallery will offer a rotating art display throughout the property.
Development 360 Curriculum & Meeting Schedule:
Curriculum: The curriculum is based on the Development 360 Case Study and follows the life of the project’s development from concept to completion. Typical curriculum begins with site selection, due diligence, and market research, goes through the phases of permitting, design, and construction, all the way to marketing and lease up. See an overview of previous Development 360 curriculums on the attached Development 360 Summary page.
Meeting Schedule: Curriculum is divided into 6 sessions, taking place over the course of 3 months, with 2 additional social gatherings for orientation and wrap up. Refreshments and light food are provided at each meeting. Sessions follow a pre-determined curriculum designed by the developer and based on the case study site. Meetings often feature guest speakers, presentations, and study assignments.
Upon acceptance into the Development 360 program, 100% attendance is expected over the course of the program. If you are unable to make a meeting, you should inform ULI Staff and your instructor.
The meeting schedule for the 2019 program is as follows (please hold your calendar for these dates upon applying to the program):
4:30 pm – 7 pm, Tuesday, August 6th: Program Kickoff/ Networking Happy Hour, and project tour. Location TBA.
4 pm – 6:30 pm, Tuesday, August 16th: Session 1- Site identification, acquisition, & vision. Location: McWhinney conference room, 1800 Wazee street, suite 200.
4 pm – 6:30 pm, Tuesday, August 27th: Session 2- Due dilligence & legal. Location: McWhinney conference room, 1800 Wazee street, suite 200.
4 pm – 6:30 pm, Tuesday, September 10th: Session 3- Design & Entitlements. Location: McWhinney conference room, 1800 Wazee street, suite 200.
4 pm – 6:30 pm, Tuesday, September 24th: Session 4- Financing & underwriting.Location: McWhinney conference room, 1800 Wazee street, suite 200.
4 pm – 6:30 pm, Tuesday, October 8th: Session 5- Construction. Location: McWhinney conference room, 1800 Wazee street, suite 200.
4 pm – 6:30 pm, Tuesday, October 22nd: Session 6- Marketing & lease up. Location: McWhinney conference room, 1800 Wazee street, suite 200.
5 pm – 6:30 pm, Tuesday, November 5th: Program Closing/ Networking Happy Hour, Location TBA.
Please note, all sessions (unless otherwise noted) will take place at McWhinney’s office and conference room, located on the 2nd floor of the Dairy Block, located at 1800 Wazee street, suite 200.
How to Apply:
Please have your ULI Membership ID and a current biography ready to complete this application. You may purchase a ULI Membership or obtain membership information by calling ULI Membership services at 1-800-321-5011 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications are collected online. The application opens on May 2nd, 2019 and closes on June 14th, 2019.
A letter of reference from a real estate professional or colleague is required. Letters of reference should be uploaded to the online application. Please note, that you cannot save and return to the online application once it’s begun. We recommend having all information and required materials ready before you begin. For any issues or questions, please email Colorado@uli.org.
Upon acceptance to the program, there is a required program fee of $350 per person. The fee is inclusive of:
– All class materials, and includes a hard back copy of “Professional Real Estate Development: The ULI Guide to the Business.”
– Food and refreshments at each meeting.
Development 360 Participant Requirements:
- Participants must be ULI “Young leader” (have a current membership and age 35 or under)
- Participants should commit to attending all sessions.
- Accepted applicants are required to submit the program fee upon invoice and before the first session date.
- Accepted applicants should keep their ULI Membership current for the duration of the program.
- Any proprietary information or industry secrets shared in this room shall not leave the room.
- Program participants should be prepared to spend time on sessions outside of class hours in the form of reading assignments or worksheets.
- The Development 360 program is participatory. With assistance from ULI staff, the Developer/ Facilitator, and the program planning committee, the group and its leadership plan content and activities at each of the scheduled sessions.
- Although this is an industry meeting among industry peers, it is educational in nature. No overt marketing of a firm and its services is permitted. This is a place to build relationships, learn about the development process, and share best practices.