05/01/2013 09:10 AM
BATON ROUGE – LSU Executive Education will offer a Real Estate Development and Reuse
course May 7-8, at the Business Education Complex. This is a core course in the Certified
Louisiana Economic Developer certification series. The course is designed to provide
economic and community development leaders with the tools to identify and develop
industrial sites that meet the market needs of investors.
According to LSU Executive Education Director Robin Kistler, attendees will learn
about the land planning process, how to quantify infrastructure requirements, how
to anticipate market needs and how to structure a spec building program to meet company
needs both for prepared land and buildings. The course is taught by an economic development
professional with private sector experience in industrial and business park development
“Site development is one of the most pressing issues in Louisiana economic development,”
Kistler said. “Communities that lack prepared sites and buildings are typically eliminated
from serious consideration by investors before they even learn of the opportunity.
This course is intended to prepare economic developers to be competitive on the national
The CLED program is presented by LSU Executive Education in conjunction with Louisiana
Economic Development and the Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association.
The program is sponsored by Southwestern Electric Power Company.
Registration for the course can be found online at executive.lsu.edu or directly at http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1129755. More information, including a course schedule, can be found at executive.lsu.edu.
For more than 50 years, LSU Executive Education, part of the Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute at the E. J. Ourso College of Business, has prepared individuals and organizations to meet the challenges of a changing workplace and economy. Focusing on professional development in leadership and business, Executive Education partners with organizations who believe the key to sustainability is investing in their most valuable resource – people. Visit executive.lsu.edu for more information about non-credit and non-degree programs.
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2013