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.
Applications for the Development 360 2021 program are now open!
2021 Instructor: Chris Woldum, Vice President of Finance & Development at Zeppelin Development
2021 Case Study: Kabin
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.
The 2021 Development 360 program will be taught by Chris Woldum, Vice President of Finance & Development at Zeppelin Development. The course will focus on Zeppelin’s Kabin Development.
About Chris Woldum:
Chris leads financing activities and acts as a project manager for Zeppelin, directing accounting, asset management and company operations. Prior to joining Zeppelin, Chris worked for urban real estate developers in Kansas City and St. Louis where he focused on historic preservation and adaptive reuse. Later, he acted as Manager of the Alliance Center, a multi-tenant nonprofit development in Lower Downtown committed to forwarding sustainability practices and policy. Currently, Chris sits on the Advisory Board for River North General Improvement District and is Board Chair of the Posner Center for International Development. He graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado Boulder and is a LEED Accredited Professional.
“Kabin is the tenth phase of the TAXI Campus currently leasing one and two bedroom apartments. The high design, down to earth living approach features an intimate and adaptable layout with Nordic touches and operable glass garage doors in every unit for indoor-to-outdoor living.” – Zeppelin’s Kabin
“Kabin is the newest addition to Taxi, a former Yellow Cab depot that has been transformed by Zeppelin Development over 20-years into a vibrant community of like-minded individuals, with creative souls.” – Dwell Magazine
Take a virtual tour, view the floor plans, and learn about the amenities of Kabin on the Kabin website HERE
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.
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.
How to Apply:
Please have your ULI Membership ID, a current biography, and letter of support from a current or former manager ready in order 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. Please note, that non-members are still eligible to apply, though upon acceptance would be required to join. If you are applying as a non-member, please respond with N/A in the application field that asks for membership ID. All applications are collected online. Apply HERE for Development 360 by June 30th.
A letter of support from a real estate professional or colleague is required. Letters of support should be uploaded to the online application. 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. Included with your participation is:
– All class materials (offered digitally)
– A copy of “Professional Real Estate Development: The ULI Guide to the Business.”
– A certificate of completion at the close of the course.
We’re excited to offer Scholarships to the 2021 program!
Due to the rapidly changing real estate environment and circumstances around COVID-19, ULI Colorado has decided to ease the cost burden of this year’s program by offering three competitive scholarships to this year’s program. Scholarships will be awarded based on demonstration of need in the applications received. Scholarships cover all program related costs, though currency of membership is not covered and is still required to participate. There is section in the application to note your interest in being considered for scholarship. If you would like to be considered, all you need to do is complete this section of the application. Scholarship decisions will be released privately to recipients.
- Program Kickoff: Tuesday, August 10th, 4pm-6pm
- Session 1: Tuesday, August 17th, 4pm-6pm
- Session 2: Tuesday, August 31st, 4pm-6pm
- Session 3: Tuesday, September 14th, 4pm-6pm
- Session 4: Tuesday, September 28th, 4pm-6pm
- Session 5: Tuesday, October 12th, 4pm-6pm
- Session 6: Tuesday, October 26th, 4pm-6pm
- Program Closing & Party: Tuesday, November 2nd, 4pm-6pm