Monthly Archives: February 2013

ULI SE FL/Caribbean Launches WLI Locally

At the invitation of Debbie Orshefsky, one of the founding members of the Women’s Leadership Initiative on the national level, a dynamic group of 25 women recently met in Greenberg Traurig’s conference room and launched the Initiative in Southeast Florida. An additional ten ULI members have committed to the Initiative, but were unable to attend. The organizational meeting produced five subcommittees: • Goals • Outreach • Professional & Leadership Development • Programing/Speaker Assistance • Research The audience for the group’s work will be “gender neutral”, meaning everyone will be invited … Read More

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Fading Differentiation Between City and Suburb

A “Great Reset” — the structural change following crisis — is underway. And there are some indicators of how metropolitan areas are evolving through a time of historic upheaval, ULI Senior Visiting Fellow Richard Florida writes in Urban Land magazine.

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ULI Meeting Takes SE Florida Into the Future

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Victor Dover is a man on a mission—and he laid out that mission in a creative presentation at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, FL on Thursday afternoon. His presentation was part of the Urban Land Institute’s 2013 South Florida Economic & Development Outlook Program. Dover spelled out Seven50, a “blueprint for ensuring economic prosperity and the best possible quality of live for Southeast Florida.” Seven50 stands for “seven counties, 50 years.” Led by South Florida and Treasure Coast Regional Planning Councils and the Southeast Florida Regional Partnership (SFRP), a collaboration … Read More

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Economist Pulls No Punches at ULI Forum

MIAMI—Commercial real estate players from across South Florida gathered at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, FL on Thursday afternoon for the Urban Land Institute’s 2013 South Florida Economic & Development Outlook Program. The venue’s Sport of Kings Theater was packed out with leaders hoping to hear perspectives on the future of South Florida land use and real estate from some leading voices in the industry. Gene Berman, program chair of the event and executive vice president and managing director at Marcus & Millichap, offered what he called a summary of … Read More

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