Monthly Archives: June 2018

2018 Florida Summit Highlights: As Demographics Shift, Placemaking Becomes an Increasingly Important Component of Retail Development

As Demographics Shift, Placemaking Becomes an Increasingly Important Component of Retail Development By Nicole Martinez June 18, 2018   Retail developers who gathered at the 2018 ULI Florida Summit talked about what is working and what isn’t, as they shift their focus to more entertainment and dining amenities combined with mixed use from the traditional strip centers of the recent past. “Over the period of the last 30 years, retail has changed quite a bit,” says Tom Meredith, vice president and market officer at Regency Centers in Boca Raton, Florida. … Read More

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Exploring Transfer of Development Rights as a Possible Climate Adaptation Strategy

Exploring Transfer of Development Rights as a Possible Climate Adaptation Strategy Urban Land Institute Resilience Panel Focus Group with Miami-Dade County   INTRODUCTION Miami-Dade County, with its 2.7 million residents and almost half a trillion dollars in at-risk assets, is often cited as one of our country’s most vulnerable places for the negative impacts of climate change and sea-level rise. Flooding, storm surge, and more intense wind events are ever-increasing concerns along its coastline. With such occurrences and their impacts no longer future forecasts but present realities, the County and … Read More

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