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In Person (HQ) CRE Series with Jose Garrido

May 17 @ 9:30 am - June 21 @ 12:30 pm

Upcoming CRE Classes with Jose A. Garrido

Instructor: Jose Garrido

In Person (HQ) CRE Series with Jose Garrido

Join us for this 6-Part Series. These classes are informative and affordable. This series starts off with How to Understand Zoning in Real Estate.

Part 1: Understanding Zoning and How it Works in Real Estate 
May 17th from 9:30am to 12:30pm

The 3-hour workshop presents why Zoning is a key element in all (CRE) Commercial Real Estate transactions, no matter the size and scope.  Understanding Zoning as it relates to commercial property is essential  for commercial real estate investors and developers. The CRE agents will be lectured on the many areas of Zoning among others. A must for all CRE Agents as they will be introduced on the following areas: 
  • What is Zoning and the Codes/The why? The how?
  • Land Use and Zoning Terminologies
  • Zoning Due Diligence in Commercial Real Estate
  • and MORE…
Part 2: Boundary Survey Tells a Story
May24th from 9:30am to 12:30pm

A Boundary Survey is an important document used in all CRE transactions to formally define the boundaries of a property.  It focuses largely on defining the corners of a parcel of land.  People generally commission boundary surveys, before buying, dividing, improving, or building on land. It is one of many documents used during the Due Diligence process during the purchase of Vacant Land.
  • What is a Boundary Survey?
  • How and When it is used?
  • The components contained in a Boundary Survey defined.
  • and MORE…

Part 3: How to Calculate Density in Vacant Land
May 31st from 9:30am to 12:30pm

Calculating density or the potential development size for a subject property is an important initial piece, while evaluating the purchase of land.  Essentially, it is the amount of development per acre permitted on a parcel under the applicable zoning, commonly measured as dwelling units per acre (du/ac).  This workshop will show the CRE Agent the basics on how to calculate density by way of the Miami 21 Zoning Code, Miami-Dade and Broward County Codes.
  • The Why of Density?
  • Density and Property Values?
  • Density and Zoning Districts
  • MORE…

Part 4: The Zoning Hearing Process
June 7th from 9:30am to 12:30pm

A Zoning Hearing Process is required whenever a property owner or lessee desires to change the use of land.  The request is made by applying for a public zoning hearing.  Zoning Hearings are required for approval of all new proposals, and all development plans for a proposed use of land or proposed structure that have been disapproved by staff.
This important workshop  is a must for any CRE Agent, as it will take you in a visual informational presentation of the required process. Zoning Hearings periodically become the focal point in a CRE transaction.
  • The Zoning Hearing process defined
  • The Master Plan, what it is
  • The Application Process
  • MORE….
Part 5: CRE and the Entitlement Process
June 14th from 9:30am to 12:30pm

The Entitlement Process is the process through which a real estate developer or land owner seeks the right to develop (or redevelop) property with governmental approvals for zoning, density, design, use and occupancy permits.  The workshop will explain this important CRE process within the Due Diligence phase.  Understanding the real estate development process, converting a piece of land into a new retail center or office building may seem as easy as clearing some dirt, placing the foundation, and finalizing the construction of the building.
  • Entitlement, why is it important?
  • The Site Plan Approved defined
  • Understanding the Neighborhood, Community, Political areas.
  • MORE…
Part 6: The Alcohol Beverage Permit Process in Real Estate
June21st from 9:30am to 12:30pm

In order to sell alcohol in Florida, there are two requirements that must be met, permission from the local government – county or city. And a license from the State of Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, DBPR, ABT.  In Florida, the process is varied, with different ways that local government control the sale of alcoholic beverages. Approval to sell is typically granted if the property is zoned commercial and meets certain distance separation requirements that are established to presumably ensure that no adverse impact occur on surrounding areas resulting from the sale of alcohol.
Additionally, within the hospitality industry, including Bars, Hotels, Lounges and Adult Entertainment facilities of the industry will be explained as another Asset available for selling in Florida.
  • CRE and the Alcohol Beverage Industry
  • Types of Alcoholic Beverage Licenses? Restaurants, Bars, Lounges, etc.
  • The basics of Due Diligence process
  • The Zoning Code and the ABT Process.
  • MORE…

Register now for all 6 classes for $150 for MIAMI Members / Non-Members: $175

Each class individually is $35 for Members / Non-Members: $50

Location : MIAMI HQ
                  700 South Royal Poinciana Blvd
                  Suite 400
                  Miami, FL 33166

Instructor: Jose Garrido

Each class/part has 3 MIAMI Commercial Points that will go towards your Commercial Certificate.


700 S Royal Poinciana Blvd, Suite 400
Miami Springs, FL 33166 United States
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