Category Archives: Regional Leadership

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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ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean New Chair Announced

Greg West, President  & Chief Development Officer of ZOM, has been named the new Chair of the ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean, which serves Urban Land Institute (ULI) members in Southeast Florida and the Caribbean. ULI is a global, multidisciplinary real estate organization whose work is driven by 40,000-plus members dedicated to leadership in the responsible use of land and creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. As ULI SE Florida/Caribbean Chair, West will serve on a voluntary basis for a two year term that ends July 2019. “I look forward to guiding … 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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Comment on FL Energy Resiliency Report

FYI – Florida’s eleven regional planning councils have released a stakeholder review draft of the Florida Energy Resiliency Report for the State of Florida. This report was prepared as part of a project supported by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, and Florida Office of Energy. The Florida Energy Resiliency Report includes a survey of public attitudes related to energy costs and tolerance for alternative choices; considers the circumstances of energy issues that are specific to Florida; and contains sophisticated economic analysis based on … Read More

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District Council Issues Report on Regional Leadership Models

ULI SE FL/Caribbean District Council and its Regional Leadership Committee recently issued a report entitled “Creating an Enduring Southeast Florida Regional Leadership Organization” as part of the work of Seven50, our region’s Sustainable Communities Grant from HUD/DOT/EPA.  The seven county Seven50 vision and economic prosperity plan will be completed by January 2014.  The Regional Leadership report analyzes six successful national models for regional leadership organizations and outlines attributes applicable to such an organization for our region.  A copy of the full report can be accessed through this link: Regional Leadership Report. … Read More

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Regional Leadership Models Report Issued

As part of the HUD/EPA/DOT Sustainable Communities Grant initiative to create a Southeast Florida regional vision and prosperity plan (better known as Seven50), the District Council has researched and produced a report on national regional leadership organizations entitled “Creating an Enduring Southeast Florida Regional Leadership Organization: Keeping the Seven50 Vision Alive, Successful Models and Observations.” The report is an outgrowth of the work done by the District Council’s Regional Leadership Committee, chaired by Marc Kopelman. Click here to read or download the report.

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