The Developer's Academy, launched by NewTown Macon, is an intensive six-class course designed to equip aspiring developers with the necessary skills to undertake real estate projects in downtown Macon. With a focus on bridging the gap between available housing stock and the interests of local developers, this program provides participants with the resources, connections, and knowledge needed to succeed in real estate development.

2024 NewTown Macon’s Developer Academy Graduates

About Developer's Academy

The Developer's Academy offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers the fundamental skills required to develop real estate in downtown Macon. This annual course is ideal for individuals who have considered purchasing and rehabbing buildings, providing them with the tools and expertise to complete successful real estate projects. Participants learn to create professional-quality project proposals, including construction, development, and operating projections, enabling them to invest in both new construction and historic rehabilitation opportunities in downtown Macon.

Who Should Apply

The Developer's Academy welcomes individuals who are passionate about real estate development and interested in revitalizing downtown Macon. Whether you have prior experience in the industry or are completely new to the field, this program is designed to empower you to guide development projects from start to finish. If you have a vision for transforming properties, understanding incentive programs, and contributing to the growth of downtown Macon, the Developer's Academy is the perfect opportunity for you.

Benefits of Taking Developer's Academy

By participating in the Developer's Academy, graduates gain a complete toolkit to launch successful real estate development projects. The program equips participants with the skills to navigate every aspect of the development process, from purchase and sale agreements to lease-up and operation. With a custom-designed five-year operating pro forma, graduates have the ability to evaluate projects effectively and make informed decisions. Additionally, participants gain valuable insights into leveraging incentive programs, including historic tax credits, to maximize the potential of their real estate investments.

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