D4: JumpStart Germantown: Encouraging Local Entrepreneurs to Rehab Deteriorated Residential Properties in Their Neighborhood
December 5, 201711:30 am - 12:45 pm
Ken Weinstein; Carolyn Placke
Want to give your neighborhood a JumpStart? Learn how this innovative community and real estate development model is working in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, and gain access to tools available to help your community replicate their success. Jumpstart Germantown focuses on residential real estate development while reducing gentrification pressures by avoiding explosive growth, undergoing scattered site renovations rather than large scale urban renewal, and keeping a balance of affordable and market rate residential units.
Moderator & Speaker: Ken Weinstein, President, Philly Office Retail
Speaker: Carolyn Placke, Program Director, Philadelphia LISC.