Monthly Archives: November 2012

District Council Holds TAP for Hallandale Beach CRA

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In early November, the District Council organized and held a day and a half Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) for the Hallandale Beach CRA to assist their efforts to spur redevelopment along the Foster Park corridor in NW Hallandale Beach.  Focused on a 2.5 acre site owned by the CRA and contiguous to additional 1.5 acre privately owned site that asked to be included in the proposal, the panelists recommended that the CRA consider encouraging mid-rise work/live and neighborhood commercial redevelopment as a possible use, but also urged the CRA to … Read More

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How Florida is tackling “What’s Next?”

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“What’s Next?” was the question ULI posed at last year’s Fall Meeting in Los Angeles. Kicking off its 75th Anniversary year, the Institute published a special report by that name laying out the major demographic, technological, and social changes that will dramatically reshape the land use industry in coming decades. Throughout the year, ULI members across the country have addressed the questions raised in that document—and their insights will be reported in a follow-up “What’s Next” report that will be released at this year’s Fall Meeting , Oct. 16-19, in … Read More

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Developers Roundtable on Transit-Oriented Development in Southeast Florida

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On November 7th, the District Council in collaboration with the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority held a roundtable to gather private sector development feedback on transit-oriented development (TOD).  The goal was to identify impediments to successful development and begin the dialogue on how to improve the chances of more TOD development along existing and emerging transit corridors.  ULI Executive Vice President Marilee Utter moderated the discussion and outlined four tests for successful TODs including vision, market, land, and leadership.  She emphasized that TOD was not about transit but about development.  … Read More

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