WHAT IS PLACEMAKING AND HOW CAN IT HELP COMMUNITIES GROW THROUGH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT?
Two of the country’s leading experts on the subject share insights on this important trend in commercial real estate.
David J. Wilk, CRE, MAI, is National Chair of Corporate Real Estate and Advisory Services for Sperry Van Ness and Corporate Valuation Advisors. Wilk is a real estate management consultant who creates value in today’s market by focusing on real estate strategies that generate new earnings, cost savings and shareholder value. He provides valuations and market studies, economic development strategies for municipalities through repositioning key properties, and marketing/branding strategies that optimize challenging real estate assets.
Peter Kageyama is the co-founder and producer of the Creative Cities Summit, an interdisciplinary event that brings together citizens and practitioners around the big idea of the city. He is the former president of Creative Tampa Bay, a grassroots community change organization. He has spoken all over the world about bottom up community development and the amazing people that are making change happen.
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