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August 31, 2018, Grand Rapids, MI:  ASTI President & Founder Tom Wackerman has been selected to address Real Estate Development and Reuse with more than 50 Economic Developers from around the State of Michigan on Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 12:30pm – 2:20pm at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West in Lansing, MI.  Co-hosted by the Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA) and International Economic Development Council (IEDC), this Economic Development Basic Course is the first step towards audience members receiving their professional certification (CeCD).  As both a certified real estate instructor and environmental trainer, Mr. Wackerman’s remarks will center on the land development process, tools available at the local level (TIF, bonds, grant, loans), eminent domain and land assembly.