VIDEO - EP057: Interview: Donald Westphal on Designing and Developing Mobile Home Parks, Part 1

published 3 years ago by Park Street Partners - Jefferson Lilly & Brad Johnson

Jefferson and Brad interview Donald Westphal for this week’s episode. This show is part one of a two-part interview. The men discuss zoning restrictions, what it takes to take a raw piece of land and turn it into a mobile home park, and all the red tape that’s associated with government bureaucracies.   Key Takeaways: [2:25] How did Donald get into designing mobile home parks? [6:45] A quick plug for State Associations. They really help give the mobile home park industry a good image. [8:15] What’s the process towards taking a piece of land and turning it into a mobile home park? [16:25] Why has it become difficult to build affordable housing? [20:40] Most people think zoning is a frivolous activity. It’s not! [22:15] Townships, councilmen, and mayors often do not approve of the ‘trailer trash’ image. This is why it’s important that Donald get to work earlier, rather than later, on developing a good reputation and image when he begins building a new mobile home park. [26:25] You have do your research and look very professional while giving a presentation on why mobile home parks are good for the community.   Mentioned in This Episode: Park Street Partners Investment Opportunities Park Street Partners Business Resources LinkedIn: Mobile Home Park Investors Group Send deals to: deals@parkstreetpartners.net DCWestphal.com

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