|Re: developer list||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: CJ Q (homeschoolvideogmail.com)|
|Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 14:17:33 -0700 (PDT)|
Thanks, Raines! I am laughing since I tried to look up a list in the archives and I think that entry was from 2007! I guess I won't publish it. My blog has my diary and then a lot of ramblings, so not sure if everyone will like it but the podcast is interviews and trying to stay upbeat. Blog: https://cohousingtruthblog.com/ Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/1Dp8IOIhyTAozBIkd1VBIc On Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 4:04 PM Raines Cohen <rc3-coho-L [at] raines.com> wrote: > Carol - > > A developer brings finance and project management to a project. They are > ultimately responsible, taking out the permits, hiring the architect and > other professionals, and they are the ones on the hook if the units don’t > sell or anything goes wrong in construction and development. Plan on paying > someone to do this; there are some self-developed communities but it is > rare to find one that can convince a lender that they can succeed on their > own. > > I note that not a single organization on your list has, to the best of my > knowledge, initiated a new cohousing project in the last decade; most don’t > exist anymore. Many did just a single project; for those doing several, the > 2008 real estate crunch did them in. Some do development consulting now. > > Like a list of banks lending to cohousing projects (most of which did so > primarily because of location and personal relationships), such things may > be of historical interest but not highly relevant for anybody setting out > today to make something happen. > > Raines Cohen, Cohousing Coach & EcoVillage Ambassador > Cohousing California / East Bay Cohousing (Berkeley, CA) > > P.S. You might want to name your blog in the footer of your messages, don’t > be shy! > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://L.cohousing.org/info > > > >
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