Monthly Archives: February 2018

How Can ULI Support Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria?

ULI SE Florida/Caribbean, the ULI Urban Resilience program and the Puerto Rico Builders’ Association hosted a workshop in Miami in late January to explore how ULI can best support Puerto Rico during rebuilding after Hurricane Maria. Public officials including the Secretary of Housing and Vice President of the Planning Board were in attendance. The workshop focused on determining local needs and then sketching out a path for ULI support: a roadmap for short-term and long-term opportunities for ULI to support the region through both national and local-level projects. ULI Puerto … Read More

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Returns on Resilience: ULI Hosts Critical Conversation on Southeast Florida’s Looming Challenge

Real Estate Leaders Discuss Best Practices in Addressing Rising Seas and Aging Infrastructure   ULI’s Southeast Florida/Caribbean chapter and its Young Leaders of Broward and Palm Beach counties advanced the conversation about one of the most important issues facing the entire region – resilience against rising seas – on Monday, February 26 at the ULI office in Fort Lauderdale. Members Alec Bogdanoff, president and co-founder of Fort Lauderdale-based consulting firm Brizaga, Inc. and Chris Capellini, associate in the Boca Raton office of Bohler Engineering, organized the “Returns on Resilience” in … Read More

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A Discussion on Revitalization, Affordability, and the Creative Class at ULI’s A+E Event

  In February, ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean’s Young Leaders Group – Miami gathered a panel of researchers, real estate developers, and economic development agencies at Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District to address the city’s cultural development and persistent challenges, and offer solutions for driving more inclusive development. Read on to learn more, or visit the original article in The Urban Land Magazine.   As Art Revitalizes Urban Neighborhoods, Maintaining Affordability Remains a Challenge   By Nicole Martinez February 14, 2018 The notion that an active cultural milieu can have a broad-ranging … Read More

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2018-2019 Leadership Institute Application Process is Now Available!

Applications Now Available! Connect with the sharpest minds. Build meaningful relationships. Gain problem-solving experience. ULI’s Leadership Institute is an immersive and engaging leadership program that will educate and prepare emerging leaders with the tools to solve South Florida’s most critical real estate and land use issues. Sessions led by multidisciplinary industry leaders, elected officials and land use/real estate experts Thought-provoking panel discussions, interactive group activities & exclusive property tours 8 full days of experiential learning, running September 2018 to May 2019 IDEAL APPLICANTS: 7+ years of real estate/related experience Mid-career … Read More

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