We will focus on financing and investing in a mixed-use development during this session. We'll discuss the complexities and nuances involved in mixed-use development projects and identify the factors that drive the phasing and inventory decision for a multi- or mixed-use investment. The session concludes with completion of a case study/exercise evaluating a mixed-use development.
Facilitator for this Lesson:
Mr. Curtis D. Spencer is the President of IMS Worldwide, Inc. (IMSW), headquartered in Houston, Texas. Mr. Spencer is a nationally regarded expert on matters related to: Logistics and intermodal shipping trends, ports, inland ports and rail-served logistics centers; the development and utilization of Foreign-Trade Zones for importers and exporters; all aspects of Custom's issues and compliance, specifically those related to Homeland Security.
Mr. Spencer is featured as a speaker at more than 50 national conferences and workshops each year, and has been published in the The Journal of Commerce, Pacific Shipper, Inbound Logistics and other newsmagazines. Mr. Spencer has been the keynote or featured speaker at annual events sponsored by the following associations: IWLA, RILA, JOC, ULI, NAIOP, SIOR, AAEI, NAFTZ, AAAE, CSCMP, WERC, and ICSC.
Mr. Spencer has recently completed his term on the 9th and 10th COAC Committee, with oversight responsibilities on Customs and the Department of Homeland Security. IMS Worldwide, under Mr. Spencer's leadership, is now a leading consulting firm for developers and real estate trusts who seek his guidance as it relates to property value, port efficiencies and site selection differentiators.