Category Archives: South Florida

2017 Vision Awards – Call To Nominations

Nominations are now open for the ULI SE Florida/Caribbean’s 2017 Vision Awards Project of the Year and Young Leader of the Year. The date and location for this year’s Awards event will be announced soon. The nomination process is open to all eligible applicants – not just to ULI members. The annual Vision Awards honor individuals and real estate projects from our region that exemplify the mission of ULI and demonstrate a proactive commitment to excellence. Young Leader of the Year This award will honor an individual 35 years of age … Read More

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ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean Member Spotlight: Joe Chancy Highlighted as Entrepreneur

ULI 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. Read the entrepreneur profile of ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean … 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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Wynwood Walls Named 2016 Project of the Year!

ULI SE Florida/Caribbean announced its 2016 Project of the Year Winner on Thursday, September 22nd at the District Council’s Vision Awards to an audience of over 640 at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. The Wynwood Walls is a collection of six privately-owned warehouses, located in the urban core of Miami, whose exterior walls were transformed into an outdoor “Museum of the Streets” by visionary place-maker Tony Goldman. The Walls surround more than 1.5 acres of land, formerly parking lots and junkyards, that now provide multiple areas for the public to enjoy. With … Read More

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2016 Project of the Year Finalists Announced

After a thorough evaluation process, the Vision Awards jury selected five project finalists to be honored at this year’s event. The winner(s) of the Project of the Year Award will be announced at the Vision Awards Dinner on September 22nd at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. The 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Stephen Owens, President of Swire Properties and the Young Leader of the Year winner (TBA), will also be honored. 2016 Project of the Year Finalists:  1 Hotel and Homes, Miami Beach 250 Wynwood, Miami, Northwest Gardens, Fort Lauderdale University of … Read More

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Attendee Survey Results – Miami Condo Market Symposium

Before the 2015 ULI Miami Condo Market Symposium went underway on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, attendees were asked to complete an informal survey regarding their views on diverse aspects of life in the South Florida region. Some of the survey results were shared by District Council Chair Chuck Bohl during the opening remarks of the program. Now you can view the complete results of the survey here! Survey Results

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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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District Council Received 2015 Bank of America Grant

ULI has a long history of helping communities with their most pressing development and redevelopment issues, especially through its active Technical Assistance Program (TAPs).  Over the past decade, Bank of America has been one of the District Council’s most ardent supporters of the TAP program, funding ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean with grants through its Foundation. Once again in 2015, BoA is providing support for our TAP work.  This month Lori Chevy, BoA Broward County Market President, announced ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean District Council as a recipient of the 2015 Community Development Grant.  … Read More

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Harbourside Place and Frost Music Studios Named 2015 Projects of the Year!

ULI SE Florida/Caribbean announced the 2015 Project of the Year Winners on Wednesday, August 26th at the District Council’s Vision Awards to an audience of over 675 at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. View the Opening Video The winners are: Private Sector – Harbourside Place, Jupiter With planning and construction that spanned more than a decade, Harbourside Place in Jupiter opened amid celebrations in the fall of 2014. Jupiter’s new waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment center was developed by Allied Capital & Development of South Florida. Combining a Wyndham Grant … Read More

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