Category Archives: Advisory Board

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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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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Resiliency Panel Report Available – Arch Creek Basin, Miami

With over 84 miles of coastline and a population of 2.6 million people, Miami-Dade County is one of the most vulnerable areas to sea level rise in the country. Many parts of the County are already regularly experiencing flooding due to low elevations and drainage problems, and the County is vulnerable to extreme weather events that could include catastrophic winds and storm surge. South Florida’s porous substrate also makes traditional defenses, such as levees, less effective for managing groundwater levels and flooding. Miami-Dade County invited ULI to study the Arch … Read More

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ULI SE Florida/Caribbean Announces New Board Members

Lighthouse Point, FL (June 29, 2016) – ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean District Council announces the appointment of new board members to its Advisory Board. Joining the board are Susie Dwinell, Executive Director of Crystal & Company, Heather Hetherington, Senior Marketing Coordinator/Associate of Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., David Martin, President/Co-Founder, Terra Group, Verity Mosquera, Research & Consulting Manager of Colliers International, Tom C. Murphy, Co-President of Coastal Construction, Alan Ojeda, Owner & CEO, Rilea Group, and Ari Roloff, Manager of Business Development, CBIZ MHM, LLC. All members personify the spirit of community and … Read More

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