Entries by Brian Bemo

Greg Vogel Discusses the Land Market in Changing Times

In this episode, Carter Froelich interviews Greg Vogel, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Land Advisors Organization (LAO) on issues facing the land market in uncertain and changing times. In this episode you’ll learn: The typical real estate cycle. What’s different during this market cycle than others in the past. How land transactions can […]

Insights into Sustainable Master Planned Community Development

In this episode, Carter talks with Tom Hoban, the President, and Chief Investment Officer of Kitson & Partners about their top selling 18,000-acre Babcock Ranch master planned community located northeast of Fort Meyers, Florida. Tom also discusses how Babcock Ranch, while located near Fort Meyers, survived hurricane Ian with little to no damage. This interview […]

Common Jurisdictional DIF Mistakes

In this episode you will learn: The 5 most common errors made in development impact fee studies; What impact fees cannot be used for. Concepts to implement today if facing new development impact fees. I hope that you enjoy the podcast and remember to Dig Deep and Build Strong!Here are the more in-depth notes to […]

Supercharging Texas Project Returns: The PID/TIRZ Part 2

In this two-part series, Carter and Tim Green of Coats Rose, explore the financing power of adding a Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) to a public improvement district (PID) and what this combination can do to enhance a project’s overall capital structure and returns. Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll discover in this two-part episode: […]

Supercharging Texas Project Returns: The PID/TIRZ Part 1

In this two-part series, Carter and Tim Green of Coats Rose, explore the financing power of adding a Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) to a public improvement district (PID) and what this combination can do to enhance a project’s overall capital structure and returns. Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll discover in this two-part episode: […]

Qualifying Grading Costs as an Eligible District Cost

In this episode, Scott Emery, Principal of Qtative, provides his insight and recommendations on how to ensure that a portion of your project’s grading costs will qualify for funding through a special district financing. This topic is one we’re constantly asked about, so I thought its time to talk to the expert.       […]

What Makes a Top-Selling MPC? Part 2

This is part two of our two-part series with Pam Giss (Launch) and Karl Pischke (RCLCO) discussing the elements and financing structures that make for a top-selling master-planned community. The series is based upon RCLCOs and Launch’s Top 50 Selling Master Planned Communities (Infrastructure Financing Mechanisms) Report. If you missed Part 1 please go back […]

What Makes a Top-Selling MPC? Part 1

In this two-part series, Pam Giss (Launch) and Karl Pischke (RCLCO) discuss the elements and financing structures that make for a top-selling master-planned community. The series is based upon RCLCOs and Launch’s Top 50 Selling Master Planned Communities (Infrastructure Financing Mechanisms) Report. Be sure to come back tomorrow for Part 2. Listen on your favorite […]

The Project DOS Conversation™

In this episode Carter discusses why The Project DOS Conversation™ is vital to delineating a custom Financing Path and Plan™ for our Launch clients. Here are the more in-depth notes to accompany the podcast for today: Project DOS Podcast Show Notes Listen on your favorite podcast site: