Author Archives: Drew Backoff

ULI Announces 2017 Vision Awards Project of the Year Winner

October 16, 2017 marked another successful Vision Awards Event with over 650 in attendance.  And the results are in and the 2017 Project of the Year Winner goes to… Brickell City Centre Finalists Included: 1. Miami River Inn 2. Porsche Design Tower 3. Grove at Grand Bay 4. Monarc at Met3  

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Drawing Buyers of All Ages to Florida’s Walkable Suburban Downtowns

For years, Florida was considered a sunny retirement community, a haven for northerners looking to escape harsh winters and higher taxes. But as the state’s university system has grown, industry has expanded and drawn more corporations to Florida’s largest cities. The influx of professional opportunities has drawn younger generations to settle or remain in Florida, prompting an interesting demographic shift for real estate developers. With so many generations to serve in Florida’s increasingly attractive housing market, how can developers be sure their product supply will appeal to their target audience? … Read More

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