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ULI Gathers CRE Minds in Orlando

As posted in the,  Florida is once again in the crosshairs of developers from around the world. At the same time, widespread infrastructure upgrades are underway. Set against those realities, Florida’s top real estate gurus and policymakers will gather in Orlando for the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) statewide summit in June. The conference, which will take place June 12-13 at Walt Disney World’s Swan Resort, is expected to attract hundreds of development professionals and land use experts who will tackle the most significant issues facing Florida today. Panel discussions, … Read More

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ULI Florida Summit in the News

The real estate journalist hears about desire for walkable neighborhoods at the ULI Florida Summit. From rethinking the sprawl that makes us flabby to finding ways to make office buildings greener, Florida’s developers are looking at ways to respond to changing consumer demands. Their motives aren’t entirely selfless. Construction was the hardest-hit industry in Florida during the recession, falling 49.7 percent from January 2007 to now and has yet to rebound completely, said Maureen McAvey, senior resident fellow at the Urban Land Institute, which held its annual summit for … 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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