Monthly Archives: July 2018

Call for Proposals

ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean is now accepting proposals for Leadership Projects for the 2018 – 2019 Leadership Institute Class. Project proposal submissions will be accepted through Friday, August 31st, 2018. View the Call for Proposals   Leadership Projects are pro-bono advisory service projects offered to non-profit, government, and public entities through the Leadership Institute that seek to provide solutions to tangible land use and real estate challenges throughout the Southeast Florida region. Projects are completed by teams of Leadership Institute participants during the course of the nine-month program. Past project clients include: … Read More

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2018 Florida Summit Highlights: How Two New Florida Hotel Concepts Are Competing with Airbnb, Marriott

How Two New Florida Hotel Concepts Are Competing with Airbnb, Marriott By Nicole Martinez July 2, 2018   Despite the rise of platforms like Airbnb and the overwhelming market share of Marriott, Florida remains one of the healthiest worldwide hospitality centers. According to the state’s tourism board, Visit Florida, Florida consistently outpaces the nation in room occupancy rates and cost-per-room statistics. Even oversaturated markets like Miami—where hotel supply growth shows no signs of slowing down—are experiencing steady growth: hotel occupancy in Miami-Dade rose to 87.9 percent in March from 85.7 percent … Read More

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