Did you miss the 2021 Spring Development Forum or simply need a refresher? No worries! This year the Spring Development Forum included an update from the City of Johnston as well as a development panel discussion with industry professionals moderated by JEDCO Executive Director Phil Dunshee. Here’s a recap of the event and the information shared by the City of Johnston and the panel of development professionals.

Participants Included:

  • City of Johnston Team
    • David Wilwerding, Community Development Director
    • Jim Sanders, City Administrator
  • Development Panel
    • Steve Scott, LOCATE CRE
    • Brian Erickson, Knapp Properties
    • Chris Trosper, Hubbell Realty Company

City of Johnston staff including Jim Sanders and David Wilwerding shared quality of life data as well as information about several projects currently underway in Johnston and plans for additional projects in 2021. After the City of Johnston update the development panel answered a variety of questions in relation to their careers, past development projects in Johnston, challenges, and potential Johnston developments coming soon! These industry experts, with their years of experience, were generous enough to impart their industry “best practices”. If you’re interested in hearing the full conversation, check out our webinar recording. The event concluded with a showing of the newly released Spring 2021 Drone Video featuring updates on current development projects in Johnston. Check out our drone video to learn a little more about current opportunities in the beautiful city of Johnston!