Category Archives: MRED

Representing Auburn University at MIT’s “THE CASE”

As we entered our final semester at Auburn’s Executive MRED program, program director Michael Robinson suggested that Auburn enter one or two teams into MIT’s “THE CASE” competition.  This prestigious  international real estate competition focuses on real estate acquisition and development … Continue reading

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Auburn MRED International Field Study: Day Three

Today was one of the most inticipated days of the MRED International trip.  Wine tour day!  The United States is just getting leaving a long winter season so the group was looking forward to getting out of the city for … Continue reading

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Most Real Estate Investment Deals Can Be Done with “Back of the Envelope” Approach

As I enter my last semester of Auburn’s Master of Real Estate Development program I wanted to use the blog of Developing a Developer partially as a series of “What I Learned.”  The first post in this series has to … Continue reading

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Make The Most Of Your Next Conference

I recently returned from the Urban Land Institute Fall meeting in Denver Colorado.  This conference attracts international land development leaders for three days to discuss topics that are trending in our industry.  Over 5,000 people chose to invest their time … Continue reading

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Two Quotes… Two Responses

“All Americans pay for sprawl with increased health and safety risks, worsening air and pollution, urban decline, disappearing farmland and wildlife habitat, affordable housing, and erosion of community.” -Robert D. Bullard, 2000 “It’s something that we’re skirting around.  We have … Continue reading

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Having Focus and Passion About Everything You Do

Breaking News: Steve Jobs died a few months ago.  If this is news to you, I’ll let it sink in for a minute.  Ok, ready to continue now? Good. Years before Mr. Jobs past he gave what has become a … Continue reading

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Sustainable Seattle

Recently Auburn’s MRED 2013 visited Seattle Washington for field study.  After visits to New York and Los Angeles, we knew the feel of Seattle would be different.  The focus of this trip would be centered on sustainable development.  In three … Continue reading

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