Category Archives: Mixed Use

How And Why Multifamily Development Is Different In This Cycle 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 the … Read More

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Pompano Beach moves to redevelop its aging, underutilized downtown area

Pompano Beach, a centrally located seaside city in Broward County, is developing an “innovation district” as part of a plan to renovate its aging, downtown center. The city has been working “to build a second century downtown since 2007,” said Thomas DiGiorgio, an architect and builder who is chairman of the Pompano Beach Economic Development Council, a public-private organization. Among the goals is creating new economic appeal for the city and making it more attractive for companies, their employees, tourists and year-round residents. DiGiorgio was one of the speakers at … Read More

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The Making of Miami Beach’s Mixed-Use Garage

Much has been written about the 1111 Lincoln Road project in Miami Beach, Florida, since its completion in 2010. Essentially a parking garage, it has been featured in the majority of high-profile architecture publications and hailed as a bold and intellectually stimulating piece of modern architectural design. The New York Times covered a wedding held in the seventh-floor event space. It also has been the backdrop for big-budget advertising campaigns promoting luxury products. However, not much has been written about the development process and the visionary developer behind the project, … Read More

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Statewide Summit To Again Feature Florida Mayor’s Panel

At last year’s Inaugural Statewide Summit, four mayors from Florida’s major metropolitan centers shared the stage with ULI Chairman Peter Rummell.  They discussed challenges in providing services in these changing times, how to best encourage economic development and how they see the landscaping changing in major metro areas.  Click here to read more about their discussion.  This year’s repeat panel – with some of the same mayors, new additions, plus a special surprise guest to be announced soon – will continue this important discussion on Thursday afternoon, June 6th at … Read More

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ULI Meeting Takes SE Florida Into the Future

Victor Dover is a man on a mission—and he laid out that mission in a creative presentation at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, FL on Thursday afternoon. His presentation was part of the Urban Land Institute’s 2013 South Florida Economic & Development Outlook Program. Dover spelled out Seven50, a “blueprint for ensuring economic prosperity and the best possible quality of live for Southeast Florida.” Seven50 stands for “seven counties, 50 years.” Led by South Florida and Treasure Coast Regional Planning Councils and the Southeast Florida Regional Partnership (SFRP), a collaboration … Read More

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