Monthly Archives: April 2016

Active Transportation and Real Estate: The Next Frontier

Active Transportation and Real Estate: The Next Frontier explores the interconnections among walking, bicycling, and real estate development. It showcases the growing synergies between real estate development and bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure investments. Across the globe, developers are seizing a competitive advantage by leveraging growing interest in biking and walking among residents and tenants. And municipalities are promoting health, equity, and sustainability by investing in active transportation infrastructure projects, such as trails and greenways – investments which can create real estate value and promote economic developments. Is “Trail-Oriented Development” the … Read More

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Event Recap – West Palm Beach Development & Investment Forum

March 31, 2016 An ‘Unconventional’ Convention Center Hotel Gopal Rajegowda, Senior Vice President, Related Urban In 2000, Related Co. took a huge risk in developing CityPlace – a major investment of more than $600 at the time – but the investment multiplied itself manifold serving as the main economic catalyst for more investment in West Palm Beach. This new hotel fills the missing piece of the CityPlace master plan. Since opening, it has already put into the books more than 70,000 room nights over the next four years – and … Read More

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Jeff Greene on WPB: “We’re on the runway about to take off”

By Dan Weil – The Real Deal. Jeff Greene, the billionaire real estate investor who has spent $300 million buying properties in West Palm Beach, remains quite bullish on the city’s real estate prospects, just as you’d expect. “We’re on the runway about to take off,” he said at an Urban Land Institute conference in West Palm Beach on Thursday. Of the many plans he has in the works, Greene says his One West Palm project at 550 North Quadrille Boulevard represents the top priority. The planned $250 million development, designed … Read More

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