The political, design, economic, and social impacts of large infill development are increasingly being felt in Boston and cities across the country. Yet, even as historic neighborhoods of small multifamily buildings soar in value, very little new development is taking this smaller, more incremental, more diverse form. How can we unlock human-scale development in Boston and New England? Our Fall 2016 series of events will emphasize lean techniques for success in all stages of real estate development. Sessions will occur monthly and will consist of an expert speaker, small group discussions, and social hour.
In this session, Michael Mullins will discuss the principles of Lean Manufacturing and Lean Startups applied to real estate development: Waste in development, zoning, and permitting / Fixed costs and switching costs -- and why they present a problem for both cities and developers / Default bias in the permitting process -- populist permitting vs. the pink zone / Tools for developers: incrementalism, successional development, and build-measure-learn
Pre-registration is required for building security purposes. $30 admission fee supports food and drink. Capacity is limited -- register now.
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