We're headed north to better serve our Holyoke members and also hopefully meet some new faces from the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce.
*Part I: Residential State Sanitary Code
We'll start the evening by reviewing the residential state sanitary code, which is the defining feature of residential rental real estate. Unlike your own home, in which you might tolerate deficiencies, or a commercial building, where you can put maintenance on the renter, residential rental real estate requires owners to maintain their premises inside and out. We'll be reviewing the common issues and how to remedy and foolproof them.
This part of the presentation will be given by David Cotter, Springfield's Deputy Director of Housing Code Enforcement. David is kind enough to join us outside his jurisdiction and share his knowledge of the state sanitary code, which applies to all municipalities equally.
*Part II: Getting Started with Mixed Use Property
We'd like to branch out and explore how we can house both a business and some residents in the same building. For many of us with a need for a small office, purchasing a dedicated commercial space is unaffordable. But with residents above to pay some of the rent, suddenly a variety of buildings can start to make sense. We'll start with what "triple net" means and take it from there. We'll also talk about how to identify a downtown that's headed in the right direction, or whether it even matters.
This part of the presentation will be a moderated discussion between experienced mixed-use landlords, TBD.
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*Thursday, May 9th RHAGS Meeting Agenda
-5:30pm Sign-in and Networking
Networking draws from Springfield, West Springfield, Holyoke, Chicopee, Ludlow, Wilbraham, East Longmeadow, Longmeadow, Agawam, Southwick, Southampton, Easthampton, Northampton, Westhampton, Hadley, South Hadley, Granby, Amherst, Belchertown, Ware, Palmer, Warren, Monson, and Hampden.
-6:00pm Buffet dinner
-6:40pm State-wide Business Update and Member Minutes
-7:00pm Local Updates
-7:05pm Legal Update
-7:10pm State Sanitary Code
-7:50pm Mixed-use Property
-9:00pm Doors Close
You can just about taste the whiskey bread pudding reading this event listing:
3 Country Club Rd
Holyoke, MA 01040
Hot buffet dinner, incl. salad and rolls
Hot Coffee & Tea
*Dietary restrictions: purchase an early-bird ticket and email firstname.lastname@example.org, we will accommodate you.
Open to the public. Membership is not required!
-Early bird, reserve seven days prior by 12pm:
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-First time attendees: Join as a member before leaving the event, your public ticket will be credited toward membership.
-Members: Bring a first-time attendee who joins at the event, your membership will be extended by one month free. No limit.
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