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Development Site Advisors Opens Enrollment for Academy Class

Development Site Advisors, a brokerage specializing in the sale of development sites, is opening enrollment for its next Development Site Academy class, which begins this October. Graduates of the academy will become a Certified Development Site Specialist (CDSS) with the firm. 

“We have eight spots we’re looking to fill for this Development Site Academy class, which is our second class so far; our first actually being during the COVID shutdown last year,” said co-founder Rubin Isak. “We’re looking for individuals who share in our core values and have the characteristics and traits to become successful in the development site asset class here in NYC.”  

He added, “Our academy focuses on intense neighborhood, zoning, and presentation training. It’s a proven process and we’re excited to open this up for our next round of brokers.” 

Interested candidates can apply to enroll in the academy now, with a deadline on Oct.. 8. 


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About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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