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Kickstart Session: Data Analysis Assessment for Community Developers

Please join us for our next Kickstart Session!   Data Analysis Assessment for Community Developers   Kickstart Sessions complement the Jumpstart Wilmington program and offer information around specific topics related to the development process.   Data, evaluation, and evidence are essential tools, and they’re even more powerful when informed and contextualized by –then made accessible …

Kickstart Session: Data Analysis Assessment for Community Developers

Kickstart Session: Tangled Titles

Please join us for our next Kickstart Session!   Date: Monday, August 22nd Time: 5:30 – 6:30 pm Location: Zoom   A tangled title is a property title that does not that accurately reflect the present homeowner’s claim to the home. This can result in a major barrier to acquisition that is especially difficult for …

Kickstart Session: Tangled Titles

Coming Soon – 2023 Jumpstart Wilmington Application Round Opens 7/11/22

Jumpstart Wilmington was launched to encourage Wilmington residents to become developers of their own neighborhoods through quality, community-focused real estate development training and financing options. We will be accepting our next round of applications July 11 through July 29 for our 2023 cohorts. Visit the Apply webpage for more details. Check out what Jumpstart Wilmington …

Coming Soon – 2023 Jumpstart Wilmington Application Round Opens 7/11/22

Jumpstart Wilmington Graduates Featured on Cinnaire’s Advancing Communities Podcast

Cinnaire’s Advancing Communities Podcast brings together Cinnaire’s Chief Strategy Officer, Jim Peffley, with thought leaders, policy makers, and others who are making an impact in the community development and affordable housing industries. Our guests share their experiences and perspective on a range of topics, each supporting the belief that all people deserve the opportunities provided by …

Jumpstart Wilmington Graduates Featured on Cinnaire’s Advancing Communities Podcast

Kickstart Session: What You Need to Know About Section 8 Rental Housing: From a Landlord’s Perspective

Please join us on April 18 as our speaker, Andrew Davenport, Vice President, Development for the MICHAELS Organization, explains “What You Need to Know About Section 8 Rental Housing: From a Landlord’s Perspective.” Date: Monday, April 18 Time: 5:30 – 7:00 pm Location: Zoom In this session, Andrew will cover: How Section 8 vouchers work …

Kickstart Session: What You Need to Know About Section 8 Rental Housing: From a Landlord’s Perspective

Kickstart event announcement on March 28

Kickstart Session: The Truth About Sheriff Sales & Wholesaling

Please join us as our speaker, Brian O’Neil, an experienced Sheriff Sale Wholesaler shares his experience navigating the sheriff sales process and cautionary tales when considering this method of property sourcing. Brian is the owner of BK Properties. Date: Monday, March 28, 2022 Time: 5:30p – 7p Presentation Title: The Truth About Sheriff Sales & Wholesaling In this …

Kickstart Session: The Truth About Sheriff Sales & Wholesaling

Jumpstart Training Program Featured on Cinnaire’s Advancing Communities Podcast

Cinnaire’s Advancing Communities Podcast brings together Cinnaire’s Chief Strategy Officer Jim Peffley with thought leaders, policy makers, and others who are making an impact in the community development and affordable housing industries. Guests share their experiences and perspective on a range of topics, each supporting the belief that all people deserve the opportunities provided by living …

Jumpstart Training Program Featured on Cinnaire’s Advancing Communities Podcast

Kickstart Session: Unlocking the Delaware Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program

Federal and state historic tax credits can be used as a source of capital for historic preservation development projects. When considering this tax credit program it is important to understand the eligibility criteria, rehabilitation requirements of a historic property, and how to complete the tax credit application. Join us as Delaware’s State Historic Tax Credit …

Kickstart Session: Unlocking the Delaware Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program

Kickstart Session: Incentives for Developing Historic Properties in Wilmington

Kickstart Sessions complement the Jumpstart Wilmington program and offer information around specific topics related to the development process. Register now for our next Kickstart Session coming up on January 24th – Incentives for Developing Historic Properties in Wilmington. Come join us to learn about the various tax credit incentives available for developers who are interested in …

Kickstart Session: Incentives for Developing Historic Properties in Wilmington

Jumpstart Wilmington Receives Grants Supporting Loan Program

Jumpstart Wilmington was launched to help Wilmington residents and people committed to revitalizing Wilmington to become developers of their own neighborhoods through quality, community-focused real estate development training and finance options. The Jumpstart Wilmington Loan Program provides financing for the acquisition and construction of residential, commercial, and mixed-use properties in Wilmington neighborhoods. The loan program …

Jumpstart Wilmington Receives Grants Supporting Loan Program

Kickstart invitation Nov 15, 5:30 pm

Kickstart Session: Tools to Create Efficiencies in the Development Process

The development process involves juggling multiple tasks, managing timelines, and leading multiple entities/development team members through project completion. In an environment with shifting priorities and unexpected occurrences, development project management tools can be ideal for maximizing productivity, organizing project tasks, and effectively managing project timelines and deadlines. Join us Monday, Nov. 15, as Azeez Weeks, …

Kickstart Session: Tools to Create Efficiencies in the Development Process

Coming Soon – New Jumpstart Wilmington Application Round Opens 9/27/21

Jumpstart Wilmington was launched to encourage Wilmington residents to become developers of their own neighborhoods through quality, community-focused real estate development training and financing options. We will be accepting our next round of applications beginning September 27th through October 15th for our 2022 cohorts. Check out what Jumpstart Wilmington alumni had to share about their …

Coming Soon – New Jumpstart Wilmington Application Round Opens 9/27/21

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Kickstart Session: Project Sequencing for Developers

August’s Kickstart Session will feature Chris Laurent, President of Cinnaire Solutions, explaining the importance of project sequencing and the developer’s decision-making process. Monday, August 16, 2021 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Project Sequencing for Developers Register Here Project sequencing helps to determine when to select a project for development based on feasibility of the deal. This …

Kickstart Session: Project Sequencing for Developers

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Jumpstart Wilmington Completes First Four Developer Training Sessions

More than 150 aspiring developers apply for training program benefitting Wilmington residents Since the Jumpstart Wilmington program was first launched in October 2020, 39 emerging developers have completed the intensive four-week training program through five sessions.  The purpose of Jumpstart Wilmington is to promote the growth of local developer capacity through training and development to …

Jumpstart Wilmington Completes First Four Developer Training Sessions

Information on Kickstart program featuring Zoning Board expert Bill Larson

Kickstart Session: Navigating Wilmington’s Zoning Board of Adjustment

July’s Kickstart Session will feature Bill Larson, former City of Wilminton ZBA Board Chair explaining how to successfully navigate Wilmington’s Zoning Board of Adjustment. Monday, July 19, 2021 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Navigating Wilmington’s Zoning Board of Adjustment Register Here The Zoning Board of Adjustment hears appeals and requests for variances and special exceptions to …

Kickstart Session: Navigating Wilmington’s Zoning Board of Adjustment

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Kickstart Session: The Value of Architects & Engineers

On June 29, 2021, David P. Mengers, Vice President of Breckstone Architecture, shared insights with Wilmington’s development community during a Jumpstart Kickstart program to help them understand the architect and engineers role in developing real estate project. David’s presentation reviewed how architects engage in a project from inception, during project planning and design, and how they …

Kickstart Session: The Value of Architects & Engineers

Kickstart Session: Evaluating the Real Estate Market

Please join us for our next Kickstart Session presented by Jumpstart Wilmington! Assembling Your Project Financing with Robert Snowberger Monday, April 12th, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. EDT Kickstart Sessions complement the Jumpstart Wilmington program and offer information around specific topics related to the development process. Beth Beckett, President of Real Estate Strategies, Inc., with over 30 …

Kickstart Session: Evaluating the Real Estate Market

Coming Soon – Next Jumpstart Wilmington Application Round Opens 3/29/21

Jumpstart Wilmington was launched to encourage Wilmington residents to become developers of their own neighborhood through quality, community-focused real estate development training and financing options. We will be accepting our next round of applications beginning March 29th through April 16th for our 2022 cohorts. Our 2021 cohorts are full, however, should any seats become available, applicants from …

Coming Soon – Next Jumpstart Wilmington Application Round Opens 3/29/21

Kickstart Session: Assembling Your Project Financing

Please join us for our next Kickstart Session presented by Jumpstart Wilmington! Assembling Your Project Financing with Robert Snowberger Monday March 8th, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Kickstart Sessions complement the Jumpstart Wilmington program and offer information around specific topics related to the development process.   Robert Snowberger, Developer/Owner at Ninth Street Development Company, will share information on …

Kickstart Session: Assembling Your Project Financing

Kickstart Session: Understanding the Development Process

Please join us for our first Kickstart Session presented by Jumpstart Wilmington! Understanding the Development Process with Mark McDaniel February 8th, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Kickstart Sessions complement the Jumpstart Wilmington program and offer information around specific topics related to the development process.   Mark McDaniel, Cinnaire’s President and Chief Executive Officer, presents “Understanding the Development Process,” sharing …

Kickstart Session: Understanding the Development Process

Networking Event: Building Developer Capacity & Making an Impact

Jumpstart Wilmington’s inaugural Developer Network Event was held virtually on Thursday, December 10th. Ken Weinstein, the founder of Jumpstart Germantown, and Josh Jones, a graduate of the Jumpstart Germantown program, joined us for a conversation about how the Jumpstart Program successfully builds local developer capacity and catalyzes small scale development. We also shared highlights from our …

Networking Event: Building Developer Capacity & Making an Impact

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Cinnaire Launches First Jumpstart Wilmington Cohort

Cinnaire has announced the launch of Jumpstart Wilmington, a program designed to help Wilmington residents become developers of their own neighborhoods through quality, community-focused real estate development training and financing options. Cinnaire’s program is modeled after the original Jumpstart Germantown Program, which was created by Ken Weinstein to facilitate the revitalization of the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia through high-quality residential renovations.

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