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SchoolBuild: From Idea to Construction

The dedicated professionals who run charter schools are more typically committed educators than real estate experts, but high-quality building space is essential to the students’ educational experience. This mismatch of need and expertise can leave charter school administrators in a difficult spot, but LISC has created a new tool to walk people through the intricacies of educational facility development.

SchoolBuild, a new interactive, online tool, is packed with information about every stage of the process. The detailed SchoolBuild guide includes informative articles, links to resources like financial templates, a project cost calculator and a state-by-state map of available charter school funding options. Users can begin at Step 1 to learn how to get started thinking about their projects, or can skip ahead to more advanced steps that match where they are in the process. Explore the stages of development:

  1. Before You Start
  2. Build It Yourself or Hire a Developer?
  3. Concept and Planning
  4. Creating and Managing Your Team
  5. Site Selection
  6. Design and Pre-Construction
  7. Financing
  8. Construction

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