Learn how to make more informed decisions concerning your capital projects and institutional goals.
Learn how you can build partnerships with builders, financiers, property managers, and your community that will help minimize your institution’s financial risk and bring new opportunities to your physical campus. This program will cover a variety of financing models and delivery methods, and will highlight a diverse sample of recent campus projects. You will receive practical advice and information for public/private partnerships, including:
This program applies to all institutions including large, small, public/private as well as provisions for community college and HBCUs. Included with your registration is a 350 page workbook to guide your learning at the event.
To allow you to experience a public/private partnership in action, attendees will visit Georgia State University on the second day of the conference to tour two housing projects on campus. This site visit will highlight the key decisions, stakeholder involvement, and communication strategies related to their public/private partnerships. The site visit will conclude with a stakeholder panel discussion.
The quality of your RFP and evaluation process is critical to receiving optimal proposals. During this workshop, you will gain the tools and resources you need to strategically develop your RFP. Learn what you need to include in your RFP, as well as best practices for the public and private sector through each phase of the RFP process. Included are practical group exercises and resources that you can take back to your campus.
Our October webcast, Front-End Strategies for Successful Public/Private Partnerships, will arm you with strategies to ensure that your P3 project meets the needs of your campus for the next 20-30 years.
This interactive conference was designed specifically for business officers, directors of capital planning, and real estate management professionals, as well as institutional leaders with facilities, finance, or planning responsibilities. Institutional leaders, including presidents or trustees with facilities, finance, or planning responsibilities, will also benefit.
Institutions that are updating or developing campus master plans, are considering the use of a private partner to fund facilities, or are in the earlier stages of establishing a private partnership to fund facilities will benefit most from this conference.
Contact Grace C. Spivak, Associate Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 720-988-1233 if you’d like additional information about the program.
Recommended CPE Credits: 15.5 for main conference, 3.0 for workshopProgram Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and ApplicationsDelivery Method: Group-LivePrerequisites: NoneProgram Level: Basic
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Learning Outcome:After participating in this conference, you will be able to make more informed decisions concerning your capital projects and institutional goals.
This in-depth view will support your ability to approach these topics with more confidence should you take on a public/private partnership project.
P3 project consultation could include:
In advance of the workshop, you’ll receive a reading list of sample higher education RFPs to help you develop more detailed questions. Following the workshop, you’ll be able to incorporate key components into your RFP into the achievement of project and institutional goals.
Jenifer has 10+ years of public sector and advisory experience for local, state, and federal entities. She specializes in identifying efficiencies, capturing value, and repositioning assets through public-private partnerships. In addition, Jenifer has experience with the intersection of technology and economic development.
Currently, Jenifer is coordinating a Program Management Office for Howard University’s real estate development office. The university was seeking to deploy and reposition a 1.7 million square foot portfolio of assets. Initially, Jenifer completed a valuation of the assets and helped the University to define ideal transaction and financing structures. Now, she is assisting with project execution, which will result in public-private transactions.
Jenifer has also advised federal and local agencies with public-private transactions, including a 1.7 acre courthouse project for Travis County, Texas as well as strategic property acquisitions for Fairfax County, Virginia. In addition, she assisted federal clients—including the Office of the Secretary of Defense—to monitor the Military Housing Privatization Initiative’s (MHPI) portfolio of 200,000 homes. Prior to A&M, Jenifer was the Director of Business Development for the District of Columbia. She led business attraction and retention efforts through public incentives arrangements, economic impact analyses, and economic strategic plans. In an attempt to generate tax revenue and create jobs, Jenifer executed 52 strategic economic development initiatives. In addition, she administered the District of Columbia’s citywide performance management program for over 70 agencies aimed at reducing costs and improving outcomes.
Formerly Treasurer and Executive Director of Real Estate and Business Development at Boise State University, Jared has approximately 20 years’ experience in higher education. Jared has presented at numerous conferences, and has published many articles on various topics, including public/private partnerships. Jared has been involved in numerous P3 projects for several years, including two recent projects, one opening in 2016 and one in 2017, that will add almost 300,000 square feet of facilities using the P3 model. Facilities uses included student housing, dining, offices and classroom spaces. Jared has a bachelor’s degree in supply chain management from Arizona State University and masters of business administration from Boise State University.
John Finke has more than 35 years’ experience in local government, nonprofit management, private sector development, and financing public private partnerships. John pioneered the American Model Approach and has used that model to finance and develop more than 1,600,000 square feet of government and university offices, 750,000 square feet of medical offices, 400,000 square feet of research laboratories, 2,500 spaces of structured parking facilities for public institutions and 1,100 units of student housing. These award-winning projects total more than $2 Billion in direct development costs.
Dennis is the lead analyst for a diverse portfolio of colleges and universities as well as a variety of not-for-profit organizations. He serves on Moody’s liquidity and charter school task force groups. Dennis was the lead author for the several rating methodologies, including the one for Not-for-Profit Organizations (other than Healthcare and Higher Education). He has authored publications on various higher education topics including liquidity, the credit challenges of small colleges, and mergers within the sector.
Dennis graduated from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University with an MBA. Dennis holds a BA and an MA in History from the New College of Florida and the College of William and Mary, respectively.
Mr. Gilbride focuses his practice on large, multifaceted commercial real estate development projects. He co-chairs Hodgson Russ’s College & University Practice Group and has significant experience in public/private partnerships, student housing development, construction and financing, hotel acquisition and financing transactions, nonprofit-sponsored real estate development projects, sports facility leasing and development, industrial development agency projects, commercial real estate financing transactions, and commercial leasing. Mr. Gilbride also devotes a portion of his practice to construction law matters, regularly representing owners and developers in construction and architect contract negotiations.
Mr. Gilbride is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys. He recently authored "P3 Development at Public Colleges and Universities: A Big Picture Perspective" for a National Association of College and University Attorneys conference.
Charles H. Johnson is the founder of Johnson Consulting and a nationally recognized real estate consultant with over 30 years of experience focused on mixed-use, conference centers and hotels, sports, and consulting fields. He has led the work on over 2,000 real estate consulting assignments in the U.S. and abroad, including work for several university clients and government clients.
Charles' participation in various aspects of real estate development has enabled him to develop an extensive knowledge of the market and demand requirements for appropriate substantiation for funding and operations of a wide array of projects, including a focus in campus-edge developments. This work typically entails determining the most appropriate financing and delivery method that includes public-private-partnership advisory services. His widespread experiences provide him with knowledge of industry best practices as well as case studies to draw from when analyzing projected market performance and holistic returns from developer solicitations for university, government and private market sectors. This has earned him an international reputation among colleges and universities, not-for-profits, associations, government entities, and developers. Charles led all of the work that is included in this response and is currently leading a similar engagement at Central Washington University. He also recently advised Temple University on their downtown campus.
Jonathan was appointed to oversee the University System of Georgia’s Public Private Partnership program in student housing in December of 2014. The P3 program includes 9,928 bed spaces across nine USG institutions. Jonathan has thirteen years of experience in higher education at various types of institutions, public and private. Jonathan’s areas of focus include public private partnership transition, operative agreements, mediation, performance standards, student accounts, housing information systems, and occupancy management.
Jonathan attended Spring Hill College where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Appalachian State University where he obtained his master’s degree in Clinical Psychology.
Prior to co-founding Mandl & Co., Mike served as Emory’s Executive Vice President and enterprise-wide Chief Business Officer, overseeing the finance, investments, human resources, campus planning/facilities, information technology, real estate and internal audit divisions. While at Emory, Mike built a track record of successful and productive endeavors to benefit both Emory and those who work, study and live on and around its campus. Mike’s career has been focused on financial engagement and management of some of the leading universities in the U.S. including University of Pennsylvania, Duke University and Emory University. Mike Mandl is now President and CEO of Mandl & Co., LLC, a firm that partners with universities and medical centers to find and unlock economic assets – from real estate to know-how and intellectual property – creating net new resources to help clients thrive in increasingly challenging financial environments. By focusing on research and academic missions first, Mandl & Co. optimizes business models and creates partnerships to help institutions benefit from the potential of their underutilized assets.
Julie is responsible for overseeing all on-campus development for EdR’s public private partnerships (P3) including third-party structures and equity investment under EdR’s ONE Plan. Julie has focused her career on creating innovative partnerships to support the development of dynamic student life environments driven by institutional objectives. She came to EdR in 2013 with 15 years of higher education planning and implementation experience at Brailsford & Dunlavey (B&D), the University of Cincinnati and Turner Construction. She has managed the planning and implementation of more than 100 student life facilities on more than 50 campuses resulting in over $2 billion in development. Julie received her B.A. in architecture from the University of Cincinnati. She is an Ohio‐registered architect and a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional, and is an active member of The Society for College and University Planning, The Association of College and University Housing Officers-International, The National Association of College Auxiliary Services and The National Association of College and University Business Officers.
Prior to co-founding Mandl & Co. Jack was Associate Vice President for Corporate Development at Emory University and played key project executive roles with Mike Mandl in developing Drug Innovation Ventures at Emory, Emory Innovations, Emory Genetics Laboratory, Emory Sports Medicine Complex, and most recently Emory’s $50.9-million acquisition of 60 acres at Executive Park in Brookhaven, Georgia. Jack currently leads the asset management practice at Mandl & Co., LLC in corporate and real estate development and strategic project execution. Mandl & Co. partners with institutional executives to identify and inventory non-core assets, develop cogent plans, and provide execution support to unlock their economic value. Jack has held leadership and governance roles with Emory-affiliated public-private entities, including EGL Genetic Diagnostics, LLC; Emory Innovations, Inc.; EmTech, Inc. and T3 Labs, Inc. Under his leadership, each of these companies has engaged in non-traditional and non-academic enterprises with missions to support and enhance the broader goals of Emory and Georgia Tech (in the case of EmTech).
Kim Wright has more than fifteen years of experience directing and performing market analysis, financial analysis, and strategic planning for clients in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Her more recent engagements have entailed student housing master plans and feasibility analyses for on- and off-campus housing, strategic planning for institutions that are considering first-time on-campus housing or an expansion of existing housing, institutions in housing markets with high barriers to entry, and public-private partnership advisory services. An area of focus for Ms. Wright is community colleges where she has assisted a significant number of clients, performed extensive research, and presented at industry events and conferences. She directs Scion’s west coast office.
She has an extensive national and international background in general real estate, including multifamily and mixed-use housing, transit-oriented development, and retail. This includes creating innovative development and revitalization strategies for real estate investors, developers, public agencies, universities, business improvement districts, and non-profit organizations
Kim is a member of the Association of College and University Housing Officers International (ACUHO-I), Community College Business Officers (CCBO), and the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). Ms. Wright’s most recent speaking engagement includes the Community College Business Officers (CCBO) annual conference.
Ms. Wright earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Urban Policy from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. As part of her undergraduate studies, Ms. Wright studied at the University of North London in the England. She earned a Master of Public Management with a specialization in Public Sector Financial Management from the University of Maryland at College Park.
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