Category Archives: Condos

Developers Tell Condo Buyers: You Don’t Need To Bring Your Car

For luxury homeowners who want to kick the car habit, these condo developers have an alternative. By Alina Dizik (source: The Wall Street Journal) At San Francisco’s Lumina, residents can use an app to rent a car from the building’s private fleet of eight Audis, like this one. PHOTO:STEELBLUE   At Lumina, a 42-story condo building in San Francisco, homeowners pay anywhere from $900,000 to $15 million for a luxury residence with a one-car limit per unit. Alternatively, homeowners can ditch the car, get a credit of $10,000 and rent one … Read More

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How And Why Multifamily Development Is Different In This Cycle

    GlobeSt.com caught up with Greg West, president and Chief Development Officer of ZOM, to get some insights in part one of this exclusive interview. MIAMI—Greg West, president and Chief Development Officer of ZOM, is currently developing close to 2,000 rental apartment units in Miami’s urban core. He was also recently appointed to serve a two-year term as the chair of the Urban Land Institute’s Southeast Florida and Caribbean chapter. At the helm of an organization that serves as a leading advocate for responsible land use, West discussed exclusively with GlobeSt.com the … Read More

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There’s No single Solution for Lack of Affordable Housing

Local governments could make building permit processes more efficient, panelists said. A complete set of public policies is more likely than a solitary solution to expand the availability of affordable housing, a director of the Urban Land Institute said during a panel presentation Wednesday in Miami. “There is no one policy tool that in and of itself is going to make a dramatic difference on this problem,” said Stockton Williams, executive director of ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing. “The good news is a number of cities are starting to put … Read More

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We Are Now On Flickr!

ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean is now on Flickr! After each of our events, we will post pictures to our Flickr site for guests to share and enjoy. Check out photos from our most recent events and don’t forget to come back after each of our programs for updates!       Miami Condo Market Symposium      Latin America Annual Conference        2015 Vision Awards 

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Condo experts say sales slowdown won’t lead to another crash in Miami

Many of South Florida’s leading condo experts said a slowdown in sales will likely prevent some projects from breaking ground, but the long term view for Miami’s condo market remains positive and another meltdown doesn’t appear imminent. The Urban Land Institute brought the region’s leading condo builders and designers to Miami on Tuesday for a condo market symposium at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami in Brickell. Everyone acknowledged that the sales pace for new units has slowed, and it appears the strengthening of the dollar against foreign currencies is to … Read More

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Miami condo market will find its equilibrium: ULI panel

Miami’s preconstruction condo market is still forging ahead, despite signs of canceled projects, lowered deposit requirements and foreign buyers downsizing purchases, a group of top developers said Tuesday. “This is a marathon, not a 100-meter dash. This is a long-term market,” said Carlos Rosso, president of Related Group’s condominium division, during a panel titled “Industry giants discuss the condo market” at the Urban Land Institute’s Miami Condo Market Symposium at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami. Kevin Maloney, founder and principal of Property Markets Group, said he expects that many … Read More

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Six lessons learned at the Urban Land Institute Condo Symposium

Many of the big players in the Miami condo market, including Related Group CEO Jorge Perez, convened Friday for an Urban Land Institute event. The Miami Condo Market Symposium at the Epic hotel came at the time when 290 condo towers are in some stage of development or recently placed on the market, according to CraneSpotters.com. The question is how long this boom will last and whether the developers will avoid the pitfalls of the last recession. Here are six lessons learned from the ULI summit: Read full article by … Read More

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District Council To Host 2nd Annual Miami Condo Market Symposium

Industry-Leading Real Estate Developers, Financiers, And Investors To Discuss Key Trends Impacting The Region Miami – November 14, 2014 – The Urban Land Institute’s Southeast Florida / Caribbean District Council is pleased to announce its 2nd annual upcoming event, the Miami Condo Market Symposium. The event is coming up on November 14th at the Epic Residences & Hotel in Miami from 8:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. The symposium’s keynote speaker, Jonathan J. Miller, President and CEO of Miller Samuel Inc., is a nationally recognized expert in real estate valuation whose … Read More

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