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City of Miramar Notice of Request for Proposals

City of Miramar Notice of Request for Proposals For Developer / Investor / Operator for Miramar Town Center The City of Miramar (the “City”) is seeking Proposals from qualified real estate builders/developers that have the expertise, experience and resources (financial and operational) to purchase or ground lease, finance, construct and operate a development on an approximately 3.742-acre paved City-owned property within the Miramar Town Center (“MTC”) known as Block 2.  As part of any Proposal, the City will also evaluate offers for a long-term lease for existing City-owned ground level prime retail shell space … Read More

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Urban Land Institute to Advise Miami Beach on Strategies for Stormwater Management, Climate Adaptation and Resilience

  A panel of ULI land use experts will assess the effectiveness of the city’s stormwater management program in addressing flooding and sea-level rise and in promoting community engagement and outreach For more information, contact: Trisha Riggs at 202-624-7086; trisha.riggs@uli.org WASHINGTON (April 12, 2018)—A group of nationally renowned land use planning experts representing the Urban Land Institute (ULI) will visit the city of Miami Beach next week to advise municipal leaders on the effectiveness of the city’s stormwater management plan in mitigating the impacts of sea-level rise such as increased … Read More

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Featuring Gloria Estefan: 2018 Boardroom After Dark Series

ULI Southeast Florida’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) is pleased to announce its next installment of Boardroom After Dark Series. We invite you to get up-close-and-personal with some of the most dynamic and engaging real estate, land use leaders and business entrepreneurs who are making things happen in the Southeast Florida Area. Join these leaders for an intimate dinner with only ten other ULI members! Dinner will be held between 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in a private dining room at Larios on the Beach located at 820 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. It … Read More

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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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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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Apply Today for the 2018 Boardroom After Dark Series

ULI Southeast Florida’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) is pleased to announce its first installment of Boardroom After Dark Series. We invite you to get up-close-and-personal with some of the most dynamic and engaging real estate and land use leaders who are making things happen in the Southeast Florida Area. Join these leaders for an intimate dinner with only ten other ULI members! The first dinner will be held between 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in a private dining room at the Boatyard Restaurant located at 1555 South East 17th Street, Ft Lauderdale, … Read More

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Housing Affordability: Discussing Real Solutions with Industry Leaders

Young Leaders of Broward County Host Important Conversation with Major Developers ULI’s Southeast Florida/Caribbean chapter and its Young Leaders of Broward County hosted a critical conversation about the need to address the glaring need for affordable housing opportunities throughout South Florida and beyond on Nov. 29 at the ULI office in Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Jenni Morejon led the spirited discussion as panel moderator and also provided insights on what proposed solutions are being brought forward in the face of scarce land availability, tight budgets … Read More

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Networking Reception Puts Spotlight on Women In Real Estate

FT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (August 16, 2017) — Nearly 50 women and supporters of women in South Florida real estate and development mixed and mingled Aug. 16 at a networking reception at III Forks Prime Steakhouse in Gulfstream Park. The event was hosted by the Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Southeast Florida/Caribbean, a global Urban Land Institute (ULI) program designed to increase the number and visibility of women within the member organization and the real estate industry. WLI co-chairs Katy Hallgren, vice president of EDSA, Inc., and Jenni Morejon, executive director of … Read More

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Member Spotlight: Andrew Frey of Tecela Highlighted as Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Profiles are conversations with real estate development professionals who, in most cases, have recently made the leap into the industry whether as young individuals fresh out of school or as mid-career transitions. With a focus on small-scale developers often doing incremental and transformative work, these are quick and easy to read profiles to raise awareness of these professionals. By telling their stories, the Urban Land Institute hopes to inspire the next generation of small-scale entrepreneurs to transform their own communities. What did you do before you were a developer? … Read More

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Follow the Money: Top Real Estate Players Discuss Today’s Capital Sources

Young Leaders of Broward County Hosts Industry Leaders Karsenti, Foschini and Behar for Lively Chat ULI’s Southeast Florida/Caribbean chapter and its Young Leaders of Broward County hosted a group of some of South Florida’s most recognizable real estate players on June 14 for an entertaining panel discussion about the available sources of capital in today’s dynamic market and the local projects that are tapping into unconventional financing sources like EB-5. An enthusiastic crowd of industry professionals convened at the Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale to hear insights from the panel, … Read More

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